Calendar of Events

Jul
27

City Board of Directors Meeting

4:00 PM: Agenda Meeting to set the Agenda for the August 3rd Board Meeting Board of Directors meetings are being held in the William Grant Still Ballroom of the Robinson Center, where board members, s… Read More

Aug
03

City Board of Directors Meeting

6:00 PM: Regular Board Meeting. Board of Directors meetings are being held in the William Grant Still Ballroom of the Robinson Center, where board members, staff and the public are able to observe soc… Read More

Aug
10

City Board of Directors Meeting

4:00 PM: Agenda Meeting to set the Agenda for the August 17th Board Meeting Board of Directors meetings are being held in the William Grant Still Ballroom of the Robinson Center, where board members,… Read More

Allison Collection Photos June, 1942

Down With Goering’s Work!, 6/9/1942. Rome, Italy – A joyful civilian enthusiastically tears down German propaganda posters after the Allied forces marched into Rome, freeing the Italians from Nazi oppression. German forces, great on the propaganda angle, had plastered huge posters throughout the city, advertising the alleged atrocities committed by Allied Forces Credit (British Official Radiophoto Via OwI From ACME);

Down With Goering’s Work!, 6/9/1942. Rome, Italy – A joyful civilian enthusiastically tears down German propaganda posters after the Allied forces marched into Rome, freeing the Italians from Nazi oppression. German forces, great on the propaganda angle, had plastered huge posters throughout the city, advertising the alleged atrocities committed by Allied Forces Credit (British Official Radiophoto Via OwI From ACME);

ESTABLISHING BASE ON SOUTH PACIFIC ISLE, 6/9/1942. SOMEWHERE IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC—The work required, the supplies necessary and the means by which Uncle Sam’s Army, Navy and Marine Corps move in on a South Pacific Island to establish a new base is graphically. Illustrated in this series of photographs just released by the Navy Department. Above, wire mats being laid down by Army and Navy Engineers so that heavy equipment used in establishing the beach head will not bog down in the sand.Credit: OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO FROM ACME;

ESTABLISHING BASE ON SOUTH PACIFIC ISLE, 6/9/1942. SOMEWHERE IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC—The work required, the supplies necessary and the means by which Uncle Sam’s Army, Navy and Marine Corps move in on a South Pacific Island to establish a new base is graphically. Illustrated in this series of photographs just released by the Navy Department. Above, wire mats being laid down by Army and Navy Engineers so that heavy equipment used in establishing the beach head will not bog down in the sand.Credit: OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO FROM ACME;

ESTABLISHING BASE ON SOUTH PACIFIC ISLE, 6/9/1942. SOMEWHERE IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC—The work required, the supplies necessary and the means by which Uncle Sam’s Army, Navy and Marine Corps move in on a South Pacific Island to establish a new base is graphically. Illustrated in this series of photographs just released by the Navy Department. Above, wire mats being laid down by Army and Navy Engineers so that heavy equipment used in establishing the beach head will not bog down in the sand.Credit: OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO FROM ACME;

ESTABLISHING BASE ON SOUTH PACIFIC ISLE, 6/9/1942. SOMEWHERE IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC—The work required, the supplies necessary and the means by which Uncle Sam’s Army, Navy and Marine Corps move in on a South Pacific Island to establish a new base is graphically. Illustrated in this series of photographs just released by the Navy Department. Above, wire mats being laid down by Army and Navy Engineers so that heavy equipment used in establishing the beach head will not bog down in the sand.Credit: OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO FROM ACME;

ESTABLISHING BASE ON SOUTH PACIFIC ISLE, 6/9/1942.SOMEWHERE IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC—The work required, the supplies necessary and the means by which Uncle Sam’s Army, Navy and Marine Corps move in on a South Pacific island to establish a new base is graphically illustrated in this series of photographs just released by the Navy Department. An officer and his advisers, up the runway ramps for seaplanes. Coral rock and sea urchins make the under-footing tough going. Credit: OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO FROM ACME.;

ESTABLISHING BASE ON SOUTH PACIFIC ISLE, 6/9/1942.SOMEWHERE IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC—The work required, the supplies necessary and the means by which Uncle Sam’s Army, Navy and Marine Corps move in on a South Pacific island to establish a new base is graphically illustrated in this series of photographs just released by the Navy Department. An officer and his advisers, up the runway ramps for seaplanes. Coral rock and sea urchins make the under-footing tough going. Credit: OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO FROM ACME.;

Supplies for Russia Sent Via Persian Gulf, 6/9/1942. SOMEWHERE IN IRAN—Allied war supplies are pouring into Russia in ever increasing quantities, via Bandar Shahpor and the Trans-Iranian Railway. Transported across salt marsh and desert to Ahwaz, road and rail convoys there join the flow of supplies proceeding up river from Kharramshah and Bushire, all thence continuing northwards to the U.S.S.R. Here, a long truck convoy carrying supplies for Russia, crosses a stream “somewhere in Iran.” Passed by censors.Credit: ACME;

Supplies for Russia Sent Via Persian Gulf, 6/9/1942. SOMEWHERE IN IRAN—Allied war supplies are pouring into Russia in ever increasing quantities, via Bandar Shahpor and the Trans-Iranian Railway. Transported across salt marsh and desert to Ahwaz, road and rail convoys there join the flow of supplies proceeding up river from Kharramshah and Bushire, all thence continuing northwards to the U.S.S.R. Here, a long truck convoy carrying supplies for Russia, crosses a stream “somewhere in Iran.” Passed by censors.Credit: ACME;

The new order visits Canterbury, 6/9/1942. CANTERBURY, ENGLAND - A pile of rubble is all that remains of these shops and dwellings in old Canterbury, bombed by the Nazis as a reprisal for the R.A.F.'s great attack on Cologne.; Credit line (ACME);

The new order visits Canterbury, 6/9/1942. CANTERBURY, ENGLAND - A pile of rubble is all that remains of these shops and dwellings in old Canterbury, bombed by the Nazis as a reprisal for the R.A.F.'s great attack on Cologne.; Credit line (ACME);

Tanker Ablaze After Axis Sub Attack, 6/9/1942. This unusual photo was taken by a member of the crew of this blazing United States tanker as he and other crew members raced for their lives away from the sides of the vessel to escape a fiery death. The photo was made last April, when the tanker was torpedoed and shelled off the coast of South America. The ship sank shortly after the photo was taken. Passed by censor. Credit: ACME;

Tanker Ablaze After Axis Sub Attack, 6/9/1942. This unusual photo was taken by a member of the crew of this blazing United States tanker as he and other crew members raced for their lives away from the sides of the vessel to escape a fiery death. The photo was made last April, when the tanker was torpedoed and shelled off the coast of South America. The ship sank shortly after the photo was taken. Passed by censor. Credit: ACME;

Back Home Tired But Happy After 1,000-Plane Raid, 6/9/1942. An English Bomber Station - Three of the Gunners of a huge Stirling Bomber, that took part in blasting Cologne, recently, are shown back home at their station, tired but happy after the raid. They are shown about to enjoy a well-earned cigarette. One thousand planes took part in the attack on the German city. (Passed by Censors). Credit: ACME;

Back Home Tired But Happy After 1,000-Plane Raid, 6/9/1942. An English Bomber Station - Three of the Gunners of a huge Stirling Bomber, that took part in blasting Cologne, recently, are shown back home at their station, tired but happy after the raid. They are shown about to enjoy a well-earned cigarette. One thousand planes took part in the attack on the German city. (Passed by Censors). Credit: ACME;