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.
Biographical Information: Alice Clarke was born in Lynchburg, Virginia in the year of 1928. She grew up with three other siblings, two whom served in the war. Her father worked in insurance and her mother was a homemaker. Alice was in high school during the war and experienced the effects of the war in […]
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 […]