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  Home Front -- Civil War Music | Civil War Era Music In Period Style.
Home Front is a group of western Pennsylvania musicians who perform authentic Civil War era music in period style.
Home Front plays a wide selection of tunes martial, sentimental, and patriotic, from both sides of the conflict between North and South.
Music was played in the parlors and the concert hall to encourage patriotic fervor, to soothe the pain of separation from soldier sons and husbands, and to entertain the troops themselves.
www.homefrontmusic.com   (168 words)

Catholic home school families are likely to begin the day with family prayer, followed by an energetic scramble to get everyone dressed, fed, and out the door so the family can attend daily Mass together.
Home school families, simply because of the nature of home schooling, tend to avoid the cloudburst syndrome.
Home schooling takes place in real families, where children struggle to be obedient, respectful and diligent, and parents work to overcome frustration and impatience on a daily basis.
www.catholic.net /RCC/Periodicals/Dossier/0304-97/article4.html   (1439 words)

 Home Front Homes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Home Front Homes LLC brings homebuilding into the 21st century with a unique panelized home construction system.
A Home Front structure is traditional in appearance, but it is stronger, less expensive, more environmentally friendly, quicker to build and easier to maintain than a frame or block home.
Once the home is complete, the steel beams are hidden by the interior walls.
www.homefronthomes.com /features_strong.htm   (203 words)

 Finnish Home Front during WWII
Into this front line stormed the elderly, the children, the wives and mothers and daughters of the troops at the front.
While all the men of fighting age were at the front lines, the elderly, the children, and the women took their places and became the workers in the factories, the farmers, truck drivers, and medical staff at all the hospitals.
The supply elements, home front troops and replacement units were mostly in civilian clothes, and had to manage without tents and field kitchens.
www.kevos4.com /Finnish_HomeFront.htm   (1452 words)

 Home Front Communications - SourceWatch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Home Front Communications is a small Washington D.C. based PR company that specialises in the production and distribution of video news releases.
With this grant, Home Front Communications will create a local television video news feed that is anticipated to result in local television news features that raise awareness of the pain issue in selected media markets.
In early 2004, Home Front Communications was identified as the company that produced two video news releases for the federal Department of Health and Human Services promoting the benefits of the recently passed but very controversial Medicare law.
www.sourcewatch.org /index.php?title=Home_Front_Communications   (463 words)

 On the Home Front
The hearts of Catholic home schoolers must be firmly set on two aims — one personal and one apostolic.
For our children, the personal goal of our home schooling is a radical one — to teach and live the truths of our faith with our children, in such a way that they will serve our Creator well on earth and enjoy an eternity of happiness with him.
But blessed by an abundance of time together, the home schooling family is capable of creating an intensive community of life and love — not because we start out as more virtuous human beings, but because we have more time and focus to deal with the realities of sin and weakness.
catholiceducation.org /articles/education/ed0103.html   (1534 words)

 Home front - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Home front is the informal term commonly used to describe the civilian populace of the nation at war as an active support system of its military.
In the political jargon of militarists or nationalists, it implies the imperative of effective militarisation of a society, and a claimed necessity for social servitude to the needs of a military command, during a time of war.
With the rapid increase of military technology, the term "military effort" has changed to include the "home front" as a reflection of both a civilian "sector" capacity to produce arms, as well as the structural or policy changes which deal with its vulnerability to direct attack.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Home_front   (703 words)

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The centrality of the home front and the influence of its staying power on the national decision-making process requires a real process of reaching conclusions, one not based on well-known (and justified) arguments about the state's neglect of these issues in recent years.
This process must include government ministries, the home front command, local leaders and representatives of social organizations, who have undertaken a great role in providing aid.
At the end of the process, the home front command, ministry of welfare, local governments and aid organizations must come away with clear, effective plans to provide service to the home front, and to continue providing services to the weak sectors of society during times of emergency.
www.ynetnews.com /articles/0,7340,L-3285638,00.html   (877 words)

 Home Front Magazine
Such correspondence provided a link between what was taking place on the front lines and events happening back at the homefront.
For soldiers, letters from home were critical in boosting morale.
Familiar and often humorous items sent from home helped lift spirits and pass the time.
www.homefrontmagazine.com   (678 words)

 Homefront:: Battlefield Series Modifications   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Home Front is and what's so special about it.
Home Front version 2 is the second major release by the Home Front team and is now officially available for Battlefield Vietnam.
Basically we here in Home Front have tried to make the great game Halo have a wider type of gameplay in which there are more weapons and players than ever possible in the Halo engine.
dynamic.gamespy.com /~homefront/index.php   (2782 words)

 World War Two - Home Front
Although it was the men who went off to fight the war, the people left behind at home also had a part to play in the war.
The Home Front is the name given to the effect of the war on people's everyday lives.
The men that served in the Home Guard were all volunteers and were mostly those that were too old (over the age of 40) or too young (under the age of 18) to serve in the forces.
www.historyonthenet.com /WW2/home_front.htm   (934 words)

 Timely and Moving Film 'HOME FRONT' Candidly Documents a Severely Wounded American Soldier's Return Home When It ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
HOME FRONT captures the human story of Jeremy's return to civilian life in his small hometown, and his subsequent readjustment to family, community and a life of dependence.
HOME FRONT also chronicles the efforts of Jeremy and fellow wounded vets, amputees Ryan Kelly and Health Calhoun and their work with the Wounded Warrior Project.
HOME FRONT producer Meredith Lavitt Williams and special guests will be on hand to conduct a post-screening QandA.
www.forbes.com /prnewswire/feeds/prnewswire/2006/10/30/prnewswire200610302107PR_NEWS_B_WES_LA_LAM135.html   (712 words)

 About The Home Front: Manitowoc County in World War II
In many respects life on the "home front" in Manitowoc County during the World War II years mirrored that in countless other American communities.
The Home Front: Manitowoc County in World War II is a joint project of the Manitowoc County Historical Society, the Wisconsin Maritime Museum, the Manitowoc Public Library, and the Lester Public Library in Two Rivers.
Rather, the documents, photographs, newspapers, and other resources being digitized for the "Home Front" collection have been drawn from the general holdings of libraries, museums, historical societies, and other agencies and organizations in Manitowoc County, or borrowed from private individuals.
digicoll.library.wisc.edu /WI/subcollections/HomeFrontAbout.shtml   (1088 words)

 Home front during World War II - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The home front is the name given to the activities of the civilians during a state of total war.
Life on the home front during World War II was a significant part of the war effort for all participants, and had major impact on the outcome of the war.
Young single women, often away from home for the first time, might be billeted miles from their families.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Home_Front_during_World_War_II   (2537 words)

 Columbia Missourian - HOME FRONT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
After a four-month battle against the Army to bring her husband home from Iraq to take care of their children after she fell ill, Hafley wanted to help other military families in crisis.
It all began in May 2004 when Hafley walked outside her Eureka home, opened the mailbox and found the letter that said her husband, an inactive reservist for the Army, was to report to St. Louis for training.
She stayed at home during the day, taking care of her two younger boys while her eldest was in preschool.
columbiamissourian.com /news/story.php?ID=20484   (2531 words)

 American Home Front
Family life changed when husbands, fathers, brothers, and sons went to the fighting front, and home front life reflected that change.
Wives wrote letters to their husbands overseas, and kids contributed to the war effort by collecting and recycling everything from paper to old pots and pans.
Learn about scrap drives and more, as you explore the home front living room and kitchen.
teacher.scholastic.com /activities/wwii/ahf/life/index.htm   (75 words)

 Front Range Home Enhancements
We are fully insured Colorado general contractors, and licensed in all the major cities and counties in Colorado.
Front Range Home Enhancements Inc. is a Gold Star recipient from the Better Business Bureau in 2003.
Front Range Home Enhancements Inc. is a Gold Star recipient from the Better Business Bureau.
www.frhe.net   (165 words)

 The Home Front: Winning the Home Front
Though many Americans were spared combat during World War II, they still fought the battle of the home front.
For those who remained stateside, the radio became their weapon of survival, their lifeline of entertainment, and their source of information, with radio achieving a status beyond that of any previous medium.
From travel restrictions to gas rationing to food shortages, Americans fighting the battle of the home front during World War II faced countless hardships.
www.umkc.edu /lib/spec-col/ww2/warnews/home-front.htm   (787 words)

 Online NewsHour: The Home Front -- May 28, 2002
Income gains have not kept pace with home price appreciation, but if you look at it in an historical context over the last 30 years, the ratio of home price to income is about average.
And that could really hurt and dampen the demand for homes, and hurt the families and households we really want to get into the home buying process, which are minority and low-income.
We've made a lot of progress over the decade, but the fact is in terms of disparity between, for example, the white home ownership rate and the minority home ownership rate, it has narrowed by about 1 percent.
www.pbs.org /newshour/bb/business/jan-june02/housing_5-28.html   (1953 words)

 Home Front Casualties (Seattle Weekly)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Like the others before them, the four all died on the home front: DiLorenzo, 18, who'd just signed up for the U.S. Marines, was killed July 28 by boyfriend Saxxon Rech, 20.
The couple, who had a son, 10, was involved in a domestic dispute after she gave his commander copies of letters revealing Pitts' affair with a fellow soldier in Iraq.
Home Front Casualties — Murders and suicides by military personnel might be part of the Iraq war toll.
www.seattleweekly.com /news/0535/050831_news_soldiers.php   (1205 words)

 1863 Home Front
While Virginias troops were called to the rescue of the old North State, Jackson stoutly and persistently opposed this scattering policy contending that the troops of each State should be as signed to the defense of their own State.
Of course this policy of Stonewall made him popular with the soldiers as they preferred defending their own homes and in consequence of this growing popularity of Jackson with soldiers, rendered it necessary that he should be "put aside".
This young girl has served a term of eighteen months in the army and were it not that she spreads the annoyance of being detected and mustered out she would enter the service again.
www.secondwi.com /thehomefront/1863home.htm   (5761 words)

 Home Front - TV Programs Shopping at dooyoo.co.uk
I am 14 and i am into art and design, just choosing my options for my gcse's so my first option was to do art and design, and programmes like Home Front, Changing Rooms and Ground Force has influenced me to take that option.
But i do think that Home Front is one of the best out of those three i just mentioned.
But in Home Front the designers show how good they really are putting them to the test.
www.dooyoo.co.uk /tv-programs/home-front   (215 words)

 EDSITEment - Lesson Plan
Studying the effect of World War II on your home state and the nation is probably part of your curriculum; use "On the Home Front" in conjunction with that study.
Part of the home front effort in World War II was the promotion of certain values; values promotion is also important to the home front effort today.
One home front action during World War II was the internment of Japanese-Americans.
edsitement.neh.gov /view_lesson_plan.asp?id=224   (3687 words)

 Home Front Headache: Rationing
Home » History » U.S. History 1929-1945 » Articles » Home Front Headache: Rationing
Mastering the language of rationing and living under its draconian rules became a necessary evil on the the road to victory.
In The Home Front: U.S.A., Ronald H. Bailey reported that applesauce went from 10 points in March, 1943 to 25 points a year later, while grapefuit juice dropped to 4 points from 23 during the same year.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/us_history_1929_1945/64871   (559 words)

 Home Front
A doorway in front of her had a glass inset for the top panel and a long corridor beyond with widely spaced doorways suggested classrooms.
She had sent the cook home once the meal preparations were cleared away, the woman only coming in now to cook the meals each night.
None of the thumps had been Melinda returning home and Brenda acknowledged a knot of worry forming in her stomach as the minutes passed.
www.academyofbards.org /fanfic/l/lzclotho_homefront.html   (13352 words)

 The American Home Front during World War II
Believing that there are people who are equally interested in the American Home Front during World War II, has made locating resources and compiling the pathfinder both fun and educational.
When first approaching the subject of the American Home Front during World War II there are a number of texts which are considered 'classics'.
It is a general text discussing all aspects of the American Home Front, thus filling in some gaps in the mentioned texts by its broad nature.
ils.unc.edu /~vienl/cf~pathfinder.html   (2890 words)

 Home Front, The Working With Older People - Find Articles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
It is important that the Home Front veterans of today find their endeavours properly commemorated during the 60th anniversary of the end of the Second World War.
The Home Front Voices project was set up to do exactly that, and has the support of the National Pensioners Convention (NPC), the Trades' Union Congress and the TUC Library Collections at London Metropolitan University.
The war affected every aspect of people's lives on the Home Front, from evacuation to rationing, air-raids to schools and nurseries.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qa4134/is_200509/ai_n15704546   (951 words)

 About us - Home Front Magazine
Home Front Magazine, created by gerontologist Cyn LoPinto, started out of an idea 10 years in the making.
While working in both the recreational and healthcare industries, Cyn saw a real need for information to those seniors living at home and their families.
We wanted to develop a magazine that is educational, supportive and a lot of fun.
www.homefrontmagazine.com /aboutus   (135 words)

 Home Front - washingtonpost.com
Built on years of reporting experience, Home Front is an online conversation between two longtime Washington Post Home writers and their readers about the best way to feather the nest.
In the spirit of recycling, I hope you were able to find a good new home for those 50 doors.
In the fron hallway,or just outside the front door, get a little chest or table with four drawers so everyone can have a drawer for their keys, mail etc. For your own bedroom, put everything on your bed and then sort it.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/content/discussion/2007/05/10/DI2007051001128.html   (4705 words)

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