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.
Ellie Hauschild Transcript-PDF Ellie Hauschild was born Eleanor Crymble in Boston, Massachusetts, with the family later relocating near Albany, New York. The daughter of Danish and Irish immigrants, Hauschild grew up during World War II. Her experiences on the World War II homefront are the subject of this interview. Interview with Eleanor Hauschild Interviewed […]
This video, although somewhat long, is very important insight into how society viewed women during WWII on the home front. The manager of a factory was interviewed and the blatant sexism is astounding. He talked about how “they” (meaning women) do not understand the first thing about technology. This video went well with the article […]