E. F. Craven Company Records, 1793-1991
During World War II, several of the E.F. Craven Company employees served in the armed forces. Duval Craven corresponded frequently with them, and copies of his letters and their replies can be found among the correspondence from the war years. Correspondence of particular interest is located in boxes 20-22. Department Store Window Photographs, 1942-1944. This collection comprises twenty-six photographs of store window displays in several department stores. The majority combine clothing and shoe merchandise displays with patriotic themes and support of the war bond drives. Lillian Dimmick Scrapbook, 1942-1947. This one item collection is a scrapbook created by Lillian Dimmick and features clippings, recipes, letters, and telegrams documenting her winnings in recipe and music trivia contests. Some war-time recipes feature meat substitutes and other rationed food saving techniques.