Women at War: Life on the Homefront in World War II | BRIdge from the Past
You’ve seen it everywhere, the famous “Rosie the Riveter” saying “We can do it!” While this poster is iconic today, it was relatively unknown during its time. In this BRIdge from the Past video, Mary dissects some of the most important posters showcasing women and their impact on the war effort. How did women support the war during WWII? Why is this an essential piece of the story?
BRIdge from the Past: Art Across U.S. History Video Playlist
BRIdge from the Past: Art Across U.S. History is a new YouTube series for students that explores an important historic image every episode to gain insights into the culture, politics, and society of a particular time in U.S. history. Host Mary Patterson will explain how each primary source is its own “window to the past,” revealing new areas for contemplation and discussion.
Women on the Homefront During World War II
Explores the role of women on the homefront during WWII.