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Title Jacob Kiefer Sr. Collection
Call Number MSS 298
Extent 1 box
Dates of Creation 1918, 1936, 1942-1947, 1952
Creator Jacob Kiefer Sr.
Scope & Content The collection contains papers relating to Jacob Kiefer's time serving with Moorhead Civil Defense and with the Moorhead Chamber of Commerce. There are a few photos of him in action during the meetings with Civil Defense along with questionaries that other members of the organization filled out.
Admin/Biographical History A former naval reservist, during World War 2 Jacob Kiefer Jr. Served with the Moorhead, Minnesota Civil Defense. As the president of one of Moorhead's largest car dealerships Jacob Kiefer Jr Also played a prominent role with the Chamber of Commerce in Moorhead serving at one time as the bead of the Business and Industrial Development Committee and as Chairman of the Convention Committee.
Subjects Civil Defense
World War 2
Chamber of Commerce (Moorhead, MN)
Access Conditions There are no access restrictions on the materials, and the collection is open to all members of the public in accordance with state law.
Copyrights The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming to the laws of libel, privacy, and copyright of the state of Minnesota which may be involved in the use of this collection.
Language of Material English
Archival History Donated by Bruce Kiefer in 1991 (Accession #91.57)
Containers Bridge Dedication Ceremony, 1936
Chamber of Commerce, 1951-1952
Civil Defense General, 1942-1945
Civil Defense Questionaires, 1942-1945
Civil Defense Questionaires, 1942-1945
Military Pamphlets, 1918
Newspaper Clippings – WW2, 1942-1945
New Car Rationing, 1942-1945
Truck Rationing, 1942-1945
WW2 Homecoming Program, 1947