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.
Zelda Newsome was born on October 28, 1928 in Reedville Virginia. She spent most of her childhood moving from one small rural waterfront town to the next in the Northern Neck area of Virginia. Her fondest childhood memories come from her time spent in West Point, Virginia. Her father was the manager of an ABC store and […]
In Terkel’s readings, we learned that Betty Basye Hutchinson pursued a career of a nurse rather than one of acting. She mentioned that once the war started, the government started paying for her and other nurses to get trained. The video in the link below can show us what World War II was like for […]