Women in World War II

Women in World War II - complaining.-New York strawberry...

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Women in World War II 1. In Civilian Employment 2. On the Farm 3. In the Military
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“In some communities, employers dislike to hire women. In others, they are reluctant to hire Negroes. We can no longer afford to indulge such prejudice.” -Franklin Delano Roosevelt, October, 1942
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Rosie the Riveter, 1943
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Office of War Information (OWI) posters encouraging victory gardens and rationing
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Women in war work recruiting poster
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Military recruiting poster
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Women war workers building airplanes
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“I like them better than the men for the simple reason that they’re not gripers. Men are always
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Unformatted text preview: complaining.-New York strawberry farmer, July 1943 What has become of the manhood of America that we have to call on our women to do what has ever been the duty of men? The thing is so revolting to me, to my sense of decency, that I just cannot discuss it.-Congressman Somers of New York, 1942 Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) recruiting poster Native American women in the Marine Corps reserves Womens Army Corps (WAC) recruiting poster Nurses at a field hospital Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs)...
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