Women in the 1940s: On the Home Front

May 8, 2014 @ 10:30 pm – May 9, 2014 @ 12:00 am

Women on the Home front

A. The view of women in the 1940’s American Culture – What is American womanhood?  Woman as Mother, wife, war bride, sister, or girlfriend

B. Running a household

C. Rationing

– Food

– Gas

– Clothing

  • Victory Gardens
  • Scrap Drives, saving fats

D. Change in Society –   Was it a watershed or a blip?

photo from: http://www.pinterest.com/justa skmom/1940-s-kitchen-refurbished/


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