L Book 1943

The year is 1943, Franklin Roosevelt is President of the United States and World War II continues to rage. The Jefferson Memorial is dedicated on April 13th, the 200th birthday of Jefferson, and the world's largest office building, the Pentagon, is dedicated in Arlington, Virginia.

The musical, "Oklahoma" opens on Broadway and "For Whom the Bell Tolls" and "Lassie" are released at the movies. Across the country folks are getting on the dance floor to the Glen Miller Orchestra's "In the Mood." 

Lawrence Institute of Technology, "finds itself in a world of turmoil, strife and destruction. But this time the school is making a proud contribution to the forces of law and order. Its graduates, students and members of the faculty have spread to the four corners of the earth in the service of our country or as engineers producing the tools to win the peace that will surely be ours."

 

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Lawrence Technological University