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In the 1940s, Sumter's youth became active participants in the war effort by collecting scrap iron, paper, rubber and other materials to help replenish our nation's resources. In October of 1942 it was reported in The Sumter Daily Item that the … more
Sumter Mayor F.B. Creech spoke to the Rotary Club on the improvements achieved by City Council during 1936. He gave a summary of the premier events of 1936 and offered a "forecast of the programs of development under consideration for … more
A pilot program begun in 1942 when the United States was in the early stages of World War II was concerned with preparing the country's young men for the armed forces. South Carolina entered a national program designed to prepare "100,000 high … more
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