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Photography, W.W.I, Home Front, Women's History, Social History, Women's Work
Allentown PA: Wint Studios, 8-Apr-18. Three different 7 3/4" x 9 3/4" photos on larger mounts. The first photo depicts six women seated around a table knitting with a wall size American flag in the background. Each of the women is knitting. The women are identified. The second is the.....
health & welfare, first aid, Lysol, advertising, propaganda, women's work, nursing, housewife, military history, WWII, homefront, patriotism
Bloomfield, NJ: Lehn & Fink Products Corp. 1941. The Home Defense Course was broken up into three lessons: 1. How to Wage War on Germs, 2. Nursing and Sick Room Care, 3. First Aid. The whole booklet has a patriotic theme, evidence by not only the covers, which have be.....
Nursing, Educational Booklets, WWII, Home Front Health
United States: 1942-1949. A grouping of ephemera related to nurses in training during World War Two. Includes five items, and a total of ten discrete objects within those items. The items include: 1. Ephemera of Ellen Ely Lane, nurse in training at the St. Joseph's Hospital School of Nursing, 1944-1945.....
World War I, Homefront, Women's History
United War Work Campaign, 1918. An 11 3/4" x 8" paper window display depicting an eagle atop a banner. It reads " A girl from this home has enrolled in the VICTORY GIRLS to earn and give to make our fighters fit". United War Work Campaign surrounds the banner. Reverse.....
civil war, union soldier, president Lincoln, mourning dress, soldiers coming home
Waterloo, Iowa: May 2, 1865. Waterloo, Iowa. May 2, 1865. A heartfelt letter from a young woman reflecting the sentiment from the homefront at the end of the war; surviving emotionally on roamers and hearsay. It expresses the understanding of the need for the war but the ambivalence associated with.....
WWI, military, US Army, government, home front, soldiers
New York: McConnell Printing Company, [1918-1919]. 15pp. Illustrated wraps.Camp Merritt was an army base that was activated for use during WWI located in Dumont and Cresskill, NY. The booklet features information and images from photographs of the camp buildings, various administrative offices, money and post exchange, tailor shops, hospital, enlisted.....