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Rosie and Mrs. America : perceptions of women in the 1930s and 1940s

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Images and issues of women in the twentieth century ; v. 3, Twenty-First Century Books, Minneapolis, MN, p.144 (2008)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr HQ1420 .G68 2008

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/7633041

Keywords:

Nineteen forties, Nineteen forties--Juvenile literature, Nineteen thirties, Nineteen thirties--Juvenile literature, Notable Children's Trade Book/Social Studies 2008, Popular culture--United States--History--20th century, Popular culture--United States--History--20th century--Juvenile literature, Women--History, Women--Social conditions, Women--United States--History--20th century--Juvenile literature, Women--United States--Social conditions--20th century--Juvenile literature, Women--United States--Social life and customs--20th century--Juvenile literature

Abstract:

Contents: Prologue: Inauguration Day, March 4, 1933 -- Ain't we got fun? : amusements and diversions in hard times -- Mrs. America goes to the movies -- Fashion's passions -- Bylines and headlines : women who write news, women who make news -- The many faces of Rosie -- Epilogue: Mrs. America goes home.

Notes:

Ages 13-18