Nebraska Authors

James Kimble

Born Norfolk, NE (USA)

Wrote a book about the drive to collect scrap metal in Nebraska in World War II and contributed to a documentary about scrap metal drives in middle America in World War II.

Places Lived

Nebraska
Kansas
Maryland
New Jersey

Author Of

  • Nonfiction
  • Visual Work

Keywords

Nebraska History; World War II; Scrap Metal Drives; Documentaries

Education

Bachelors in Education, Communication & Political Science, 1989, University of Nebraska
Masters in Rhetoric & Communication, 1991, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
PhD, 1991, University of Maryland

Occupation

Professor

Places Worked

Seton Hall University, NJ

Honors

Nebraska 150 Books honor for Prairie Forge, 2017
Prairie Forge was chosen as the One Book One Nebraska selection for 2021.

Bibliography

Prairie Forge: The Extraordinary Story of the Nebraska Scrap Metal Drive of World War II. 2014.
Co-producer of documentary: " Scrappers: How the Heartland Won World War II"

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