Essay about The Home Front

Submitted By thefig27
Words: 539
Pages: 3

The Home front

Pictures

The picture above is a picture of the famous slogan Rosie the Riveter. This was used for the purpose of women going into the workforce. It is interesting to me because women had just started to go into the workforce and it is propaganda of women can indeed work.

In the picture above there is a woman that is a part of, the NEAT team. This team wanted to give the American citizens some tips that were military inspired. Since the military was well known for being incredibly tidy and we at NEAT like to think we are too, we wanted to give you a few tips to help combat even the most unorganized areas of your home.

In the picture above a Composer named Elie Siegmeister, he describes in a news article the great experience that he had meeting Aunt Molly for the first time in this February 11, 1940, New York Times article.

In the picture above The American Ballad Singers, a popular band in the 1940s"obtain material from Aunt Molly Jackson as well, who comes from hill country," This event occurred in December that is why they are wearing scarfs and other winter wear. The exact date of this picture is December 21, 1941.

The picture show the importance of censuses. As a father describes it and its importance to his children. “Every 10 years, the Census Bureau takes a snapshot of life in our nation. We count our population while documenting living and working conditions. It's the largest and most–sophisticated national count in the world, and was mandated by our founders and enshrined in our Constitution.”
Artifacts

The pictures above are Lake Placid 1932 Gold Medal (minted by the Robbins Co.) The third Winter Olympics were held in Lake Placid, New York—a town of fewer than 3,000 people. Faced with the onerous task of raising money in the midst of the Depression, the president of the organizing committee, Dr. Godfrey Dewey, donated land owned by his family to be used for construction of a bobsled run.

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