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.
[vimeo width="320" height="180"] Denise Lehrkind Black was born in Bozeman, Montana in 1936 to Herman and Jean Lehrkind. Her father owned an ice cream store and her mother was a homemaker. She describes how the rationing of sugar and gasoline affected her family and their business, and race relations in Montana at the time. There […]
This is a 1942 broadcast from London by Edward Murrow. The way Murrow presents this broadcast from London, he’s trying to allow the listener to visualize what London may look like. The actual broadcast is interesting because of Murrow’s ability to transport the listener to London. Also, the broadcast is relatively short, which helps keep […]