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The Resource Our mothers' war : American women at home and at the front during World War II, Emily Yellin

Our mothers' war : American women at home and at the front during World War II, Emily Yellin

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Our mothers' war : American women at home and at the front during World War II
Title
Our mothers' war
Title remainder
American women at home and at the front during World War II
Statement of responsibility
Emily Yellin
Title variation
Our mothers war
Title variation remainder
American women at home and at the front during World War II
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examines how World War II transformed traditional women's roles, describing the experiences of nurses, factory employees, the military's first women soldiers, and female prisoners of war
Biography type
contains biographical information
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171173
Cataloging source
DLC
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1961-
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Yellin, Emily
Dewey number
940.530820973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Women
Target audience
adult
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American women at home and at the front during World War II
Label
Our mothers' war : American women at home and at the front during World War II, Emily Yellin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 415-528) and index
Contents
For Carol Lynn : unearthing our mothers' war years -- To bring him home safely : wives, mothers, and sisters of servicemen -- Soldiers without guns : female defense industry workers -- Putting up a good front : female entertainers, fictional characters, and icons -- This man's army : WACs -- On duty at home : WAVES, SPARs, Marines, and WASPs -- Save his life and fine your own : volunteers, Land Army, Red Cross girls, and nurses -- Jane Crow : African-American women -- Behind enemy lines : spies, propaganda workers, and those who worked for the enemy -- A question of loyalty : Japanese-American women -- Qualified successes : politicans, journalists, doctors, baseball players, and other professional women -- The "wrong kind" of woman : prostitutes, unwed mothers, and lesbians -- A war within the war : right-wing, anti-Semitic mothers' groups and Jewish-American women -- Inside the secret city : wives and WACs in Los Alamos -- Their legacy : our mother's war years resounding through our lives
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st Free Press trade pbk. ed.
Extent
xiv, 447 p., [10] p. of plates
Isbn
9780743245142
Lccn
2004040496
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o60128235
  • (OCoLC)60128235
Label
Our mothers' war : American women at home and at the front during World War II, Emily Yellin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 415-528) and index
Contents
For Carol Lynn : unearthing our mothers' war years -- To bring him home safely : wives, mothers, and sisters of servicemen -- Soldiers without guns : female defense industry workers -- Putting up a good front : female entertainers, fictional characters, and icons -- This man's army : WACs -- On duty at home : WAVES, SPARs, Marines, and WASPs -- Save his life and fine your own : volunteers, Land Army, Red Cross girls, and nurses -- Jane Crow : African-American women -- Behind enemy lines : spies, propaganda workers, and those who worked for the enemy -- A question of loyalty : Japanese-American women -- Qualified successes : politicans, journalists, doctors, baseball players, and other professional women -- The "wrong kind" of woman : prostitutes, unwed mothers, and lesbians -- A war within the war : right-wing, anti-Semitic mothers' groups and Jewish-American women -- Inside the secret city : wives and WACs in Los Alamos -- Their legacy : our mother's war years resounding through our lives
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st Free Press trade pbk. ed.
Extent
xiv, 447 p., [10] p. of plates
Isbn
9780743245142
Lccn
2004040496
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o60128235
  • (OCoLC)60128235

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