These short films and news clips document Allied operations as well as activities on the homefront. Highlights include films about Army nurses, the internment of Japanese civilians (see "A Challenge to Democracy"), victory gardens, and rationing.
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Nurses; Rationing; World War, 1939-1945
These newspaper clippings document Iowa's war efforts at home and on abroad. The site provides a sample search for "Women's military
activity," which retrieves more than 3000 records. The collection includes a large number of clippings about...
Naval Reserve -- Women's Reserve; Women's Army Auxiliary Corps; World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female
In 1922, South Carolina resident Eleanor Phelps took part in the inaugural American Express Company Cruise Around the World. These photographs and diary entries document her visits to the Taj Mahal, the Panama Canal, and such destinations as Cuba,...
China; Cuba; Egypt; India; Indonesia; Japan; Korea; Panama; United States -- Hawaii; United States -- South Carolina -- Aiken
Includes about 1,800 posters from the U.S. and other countries supporting the war effort. Common themes include recruitment, war bonds, and the American Red Cross. Sample titles include "Be a trained nurse," "For every fighter a woman worker...
American Red Cross; Women; World War, 1914-1918; Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A.