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.

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Main Author: Colman, Penny. (Author)
Format: Book
Published:New York : Crown Publishers, ©1995.
Edition:1st ed.
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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
  • Chronology.