Rosie the Riveter : women working on the home front in World War II /
Describes how working conditions changed during World War II, when women held many different jobs.
|Published:||New York : Crown Publishers, ©1995.|
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Table of Contents:
- ONE War! "How are things going to change?"
- TWO Home front "the exit of life-as-usual
- THREE Extraordinary opportunities for women "Rosie the Riveter"
- FOUR Getting ready for war "the great arsenal for democracy"
- FIVE The First six months "Job, jobs, jobs"
- SIX The War years wear on "I'll do anything for my country"
- SEVEN The Final war years "It's a man's and woman's world"
- EIGHT Pioneers in the American workplace I had a chance to prove that I could do something"
- NINE Peace "the men had been promised their jobs when they came back."
- Select list of women's wartime jobs
- Facts & figures about women war workers