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while the 1st international battle thrust the U.S. right into a dire international clash, the Sacramento Valley was once quickly to mobilize. a lot of America�s first air devices for wrestle have been educated at Mather box, whereas neighborhood farms stuffed a few of the biggest nutrients provide orders for the Allies. many girls eschewed culture and joined the commercial group at Liberty Iron Works, Southern Pacific Railroad and extra. notwithstanding many banded jointly, the region�s homefront was once no longer with no rigidity. Gripped via xenophobia, teams just like the Liberty League shaped neighborhood chapters to seek spies, and native police pressured monitors of patriotism from suspected German sympathizers. With unique content material from the Sacramento Public Library�s certain Collections, librarians Amanda DeWilde and James Scott demonstrate the struggles and triumphs of the Sacramento sector through the First global War.

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