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Wartime work for girls and women

Louise Moore

Wartime work for girls and women

selected references, June 1940 to July 1943

by Louise Moore

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Published by Federal Security Agency, U.S. Office of Education in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Employment -- Bibliography,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Women"s work -- Bibliography

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Louise Moore and Marguerite W. Zapoleon
    GenreBibliography
    SeriesUnited States. Office of Education. Vocational division. Bulletin -- no. 227, Occupational information and guidance series -- no. 11, Bulletin (United States. Office of Education. Vocational Division) -- no. 227, Occupational information and guidance series (United States. Office of Education) -- no. 11
    ContributionsZapoleon, Marguerite Wykoff
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 66 p. ;
    Number of Pages66
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17071296M
    LC Control Number44000032

      But many women wanted to take a more active role in the war effort. Inspired by the work of Florence Nightingale and her fellow nurses in the Crimean War, they tried to find a way to work . Wartime Women: Sex Roles, Family Relations and the Status of Women during World War II, Publishing in the same era as contemporary women’s historians such as Joanne Meyerowitz, Ruth Rosen, and Kathy Peiss, Karen Anderson helped to realign the traditionally masculine historical narrative.

    THE RIVETING, UNTOLD STORY OF THE BRAVE YOUNG AMERICAN WOMEN WHO CRACKED GERMAN AND JAPANESE CODE TO HELP WIN WORLD WAR II! Recruited from settings as diverse as elite women’s colleges and small Southern towns, more than ten-thousand young American women served as codebreakers for the U.S. Army and Navy during World War II.   “The military and strategic importance of their work was enormous,” writes journalist and author Liza Mundy in her captivating new book Code Girls: As so often happens in wartime, women.

    In , 77 American Army and Navy nurses were captured by the Japanese, marking the beginning of what would become one of the greatest, yet little known, stories of heroism and sacrifice during World War II. Incredibly, every single woman survived three long years of starvation, illness, and fear. Many camp women, though, were purely working girls. Soldiers are, after all, a steady source of clients for such services, and the men have nothing else to spend their pay on while "out in the bush." The Japanese, however, institutionalized this common practice and coerced women to .


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Get this from a library. Wartime work for girls and women: selected references, June to July [Louise Moore; Marguerite Wykoff Zapoleon; United States. Division of Vocational Education.]. “GI BRIDES includes two authors, four women, and the countless trials and triumphs of wartime romance.

Nuala Calvi and Duncan Barrett deftly portray love and heartbreak in riveting narratives that consume the reader from the opening paragraph to the last perfect sentence.” (Erika Robuck, bestselling author of FALLEN BEAUTY)/5().

Wartime Girls is Anne Baker's 33rd novel which is quite remarkable, I have read a few of them over the years and as is usually the case when one finishes an author's latest book, I have been left with the urge to check out a few more/5. The book profiles women's responses to war, as combatants as well as victims, and describes the groups women organize in the aftermath.

Examining rape and other forms of gendered political violence in African civil wars, this extraordinary volume is also about women taking action for change. Wartime Women is an anthology of material taken from the Mass-Observation Archive at the University of Sussex, comprising writing by and about women living in wartime Britain.

Mass-Observation was founded in by a group of young upper-classmen who /5. The code breakers’ work was crucial to winning the war. According to this book, the women worked for seven days straight, with their eighth “off” day spent on shopping, errands, and probably housework as well.

However, my mother did not mind the long by: 2. After writing up my review of Kristin Hannah’s phenomenal new book about women in France during World War II, I was reminded of another book I reviewed last year.

Deborah Lawrenson’s novel is made up of three novelettes that appear to be distinct but are tied together at the end. Aroundwomen served in the military during World War II. “Women in uniform took on mostly clerical duties as well as nursing jobs,” said Author: Annette Mcdermott.

During World War II the percentage of American women who worked outside the home at paying work increased from 25% to 36%. More married women, more mothers, and more minority women found jobs than had before the war.

Women And Work In Wartime Britain 3 Wartime work was affected by women’s own expectations. Official histories of the Ministry of Munitions argued that war work attracted and kept women because of welfare, wages and patriotic fervour.

However state intervention in employment, equal pay and welfare provision were not mentioned in interviews. When the United States government entered a war, it offered work opportunities to women in significantly higher numbers than had been seen previously.4 The resulting personnel files from this surge in women’s employment within the wartime federal government may help researchers over some of the hurdles of researching female lineages.

As the young men of Britain leave to fight in the war, young women across the country join the “Land Girls” and head out to work on farms to ensure that food production continues. Val Eliot is one of these land girls, and while working on a farm she meets an American pilot named Mike and a Border Collie named Peter Woodhouse.

A new book documents the triumphs and challenges of more t women who worked behind the scenes of wartime intelligence Thousands of women tirelessly worked in close quarters throughout.

Headline Women in wartime: New book documents difficult line tread by females in WWII Paris At Cork World Book Fest, Anne Sebba will read from. The War That Saved My Life, by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley This award-winning book gives readers a glimpse of wartime from the perspective of a unique ten-year old girl.

Ada was born with a clubfoot, and her mother has long forced her to stay inside their London flat. The earliest of the organizations, the Camp Fire Girls, was founded in by Luther and Charlotte Vetter Gulick. Untilit was the largest national association for girls. The Girl Guides, or as it more commonly known today, the Girl Scouts, was founded in the United States by Juliette Gordon Low.

A rare and wonderful book by Elizabeth Arden offering sterling advice to women in the various uniforms of the forces; on how to match their hairstyles and makeup to their military hats. Perfect for the s re-enactment enthusiast.

The involvement of Australian women in each war is closely connected to their role in society at different times, and the nature of each war.

Australia has been involved in a number of wars including The Boer War (–), World War I (–), World War II (–), The Korean War (–), The Vietnam War (–) and The Gulf War (–).

It’s a well-known fact that women got their fair share in replacing men during WWII. The Women’s Land Army was a British civilian organisation created during the First and Second World Wars to work in agriculture replacing men called up to the military. Women who worked for the WLA were commonly known as Land Girls.

Women were able to use their specific skill sets in the work force. Some women used their geographical skills and training to create accurate maps during wartime.

These women were embraced in the workforce for having such talents. After the Second World War there was a closure of wartime. American women experienced this "Great War" differently than any previous war.

For the first time, the Army and Navy nurse corps were activated. It was the first American war in which no woman enlisted as a foot soldier disguised as a man, for it introduced thorough physical examinations.Dorothy Scott was one of the thirty-eight.

She died in a mid-air crash at the age of twenty-three. Born inScott was a member of the first group of women selected to fly as ferry pilots for the Army Air Forces. Her story would have been lost had her twin brother not donated her wartime .Women in the Second World War took on many different roles during the War, including as combatants and workers on the home Second World War involved global conflict on an unprecedented scale; the absolute urgency of mobilizing the entire population made the expansion of the role of women inevitable, although the particular roles varied from country to country.