Here is a clip of the Rosie the Riveter song. It demonstrates the type of propaganda that was popular and encouraged women to participate in labor to help with the war effort.
Barbara Ann Gillis was born on August 18th, 1916 in Brookline, Massachusetts to the parents of Jay James McCue and Mary Christine Coakely. She grew up in a single parent home, her father having died when she was four years old, as the middle of three children. She graduated from Brookline High School in 1934. […]
This 1945 film, having the intent to sell war bonds, reveals an underlying motive and glimpse into anti-Japanese propaganda. The film provides an insight into many ways in which government attempted to shape public opinion (i.e. spark collective mistrust/hatred) toward the Japanese during the onset of war. After reading some of the recent interviews I […]