Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Victory Center at 1st and Main was the site of War Bond rallies. Dignitaries at this event in September 1942 were Hollywood stars Joan Leslie, Walter Pidgeon, and Adolph Menjou. Supreme Court Associate Justice William O. Douglas was a featured speaker. Mrs James Fleenor was recognized and honored as a mother with four sons in active service. Photos courtesy of Nancy Grant.

Joan Leslie pins Mrs Fleenor; Douglas, Menjou (with Key to City), Herb West and Al McVay look on.

Mrs. James Fleenor at microphones with Mayor Herb West

William O. Douglas

Fleenor brothers