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Kat Zoeller NHD Project Annotated Bibliography Wheeler Per.

9 Annotated Bibliography

1. Air Raid, Pearl Harbor. 1941. Photograph. Hawaii. By U.S. Navy. Web. This photograph of the Pearl Harbor bombings showed a very vivid snapshot of the terror that happened that day on December 7, 1941. Looking forward, it represents the seriousness of the war and how Americans intervened.

2. Brooks, Jack. Sophie Kurys Sliding Into Home Plate. 1945. Photograph. Boston. Line Drives and Lipstick. Web. This photograph of Sophie Kurys sliding into home during a game in Boston displays these womens contributions to America's pastime.

3. Bourke-White, Margaret. 1943. Photograph. Time and Life Pictures, Gary, Indiana. Women of Steel: World War II. Web. 12 Feb. 2014. These women are working on a steel blast furnace in Gary, Indiana. This made me realize how women in my home state were active participants in the war effort. 4. Burnham, Samuel. The President and Mrs. Roosevelt. 1941. Photograph. Washington D.C. History. Web.

This picture depicts FDR sharing a document with his wife. I chose this picture for the Radio Address page because I thought it displayed a certain level of trust and respect that they had for each other in political and social situations.

5. Chetzek, Alan. 1942-1946. Photograph. Linedrives and Lipstick: The Ballplayers of the War. Web. This collection of photographs portray women playing baseball during the war. This shows how successful this league became.

6. Denmark, Virginia. Weather Bureau Employees at Lambert Field. 1940. Photograph. St. Louis. NOAA History - A Nation at War/WWII/Women in the Weather Bureau during World War 2. Web. 05 Mar. 2014. This photograph shows a group of women who worked for the Weather Bureau. Because it was never published in a newspaper, the personal feel of the photograph captures the enthusiastic attitudes of many working women during the war.

7. Danner, Dorothy. "Oral Histories of World War II: Navy Nurse POW, Philippines." Oral Histories of World War II: Navy Nurse POW, Philippines. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Feb. 2014. Dorothy Sill Danner's explains her life as a war nurse and the reality of the Japanese War camp. To me, this story was an example of the type of danger some women faced while fulfilling their duties.

8. Jeroline Green: Working at McClellan. Perf. Jeroline Green. PBS. PBS, n.d. Web. 13 Feb. 2014. Jeroline Green shares her experience working as an African American woman during the war. Green's story showed me the overall responsibility that all women, regardless of race, felt to serve.

11. Kelvinator Refrigerators. Spokesman.com. Web. 15 Apr. 2014. This ad represents the advertising that increased consumerism after men returned home. This attraction to higher quality material goods encouraged more women stay home.

12. Eisenstaedt, Alfred. The Kiss. 1951. Photograph. End of World War II Gallery, New York City. Web. This photograph of two strangers kissing was taken in Times Square after the war ended was taken without their knowing. This first hand moment captures the overwhelming emotion that Americans carried with them from the victory.

13. Litoff, Judy Barrett., and David C. Smith. Since You Went Away: World War II Letters from American Women on the Home Front. New York: Oxford UP, 1991. Print. This book contained letters between women and their spouses fighting in Europe during the War, including accounts of what they were doing during the Pearl Harbor attack. These letters allowed me to recognize common sentiments and frustrations they felt through their experiences.

14. National Typewriter Co. Advertisement. National Archives and Records Administration. National Archives and Records Administration, Web. 13 Feb. 2014. This advertisement for female typists during the war was a good example of women's progression towards entering a business and professional career versus a temporary job at a factory. 15. May, Elaine. "Women and Work." Editorial. PBS. Web. This interview with historian Elaine Tyler May explained women's lives in and outside their homes after the war.

16. Roberts, Priscilla Mary. "Mitsuo Fuchida's Recollections of Pearl Harbor." Voices of World War II: Contemporary Accounts of Daily Life. Santa Barbara: Greenwood, 2012. 35-39. Print. This story recognized the point of view of a pilot who had taken part in Pearl Harbor and what the experience was like in the planes.

17. Roberts, Priscilla Mary. "Women and Work: Oral History of Lola Weixel." Voices of World War II: Contemporary Accounts of Daily Life. Santa Barbara: Greenwood, 2012. 201-04. Print. Lola Weixel shares her experience as a welder and the chance that she took immediately after Pearl Harbor. This quote exemplified the willingness of young women workers.

18. Rockwell, Norman. The Saturday Evening Post. 1943. Rosie the Riveter. Web. 12 Feb. 2014.

This original depiction of Rosie the Riveter in The Saturday Evening Post would soon be turned into famous war time propaganda for women during the war. The icon helped to further my understanding of morale for womens labor during the war.

19. Roosevelt, Eleanor. Pan-American Coffee Bureau. 7 Dec. 1941. Radio. Eleanor Roosevelt's radio broadcast was the first to be released about Pearl Harbor. This speech leads me to believe that she was a major inspiration for women wanting to help out on the home front. 20. Roosevelt, Franklin D. "A Date Which Will Live in Infamy": FDR Asks for a Declaration of War." A Date Which Will Live in Infamy. 7 Dec. 1941. "A Date Which Will Live in Infamy": FDR Asks for a Declaration of War. Web. 13 Feb. 2014. Franklin D. Roosevelt delivered a national address announcing the United States had been attacked by Pearl Harbor and that action would be taken. I believe this cry of action for Americans inspired a sense of responsibility and willingness.

21. Trent, Joseph. African American Women in the War. 1943. Photograph. Richmond, CA. The History Place- African American Women in the War. Web. This collection of photographs by Joseph Trent depicts the variety of positions African American women fulfilled during the war. This shows me how pivotal their roles were not only in the war but setting also in setting the path for desegregation and civil rights.

22. War Is Over. 1945. Photograph. New York City. Life. Web. This photograph depicts the excitement that was brought by the end of the war. This is a firsthand example of how great the national pride was over the Allies' victory.

23. Women & the U.S. Navy - WWII Era WAVES. 1944. Photograph. National Archives. Women & the U.S. Navy - WWII Era WAVES. Web. 13 Feb. 2014. These women are heading to Kansas for training as emergency servants. I thought this photo depicted the enthusiastic and dedicated women WAVES brought.

24. "Women Working During World War II." National Parks Service. National Parks Service, n.d. Web. 13 Feb. 2014. This site contained original memoirs from women who participated in labor or the military and helped put the lives of these women into perspective.

25. World War II Woman Pilot Tells Her Story. Prod. Nick Oza. Perf. Lee Doerr. Arizona Storytellers, n.d. Web. 12 Feb. 2014. Lee Doerr's retelling of her experience as a WASP highlights the reality of women's entrance into military roles in the 1940s. 26. "WWII Meant Opportunity for Many Women, Oppression for Others." SFGate. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Apr. 2014. The perspectives of various historians give good insight to progress made after the war for women's rights. 27. WWII: Something to Write Home About. N.d. Photograph. Introduction. Web. 13 Feb. 2014. This image shows the new numbers of women gained in factories when the government called for their help. The variety in occupations is shown through their uniforms

1. A League of Their Own. Dir. Penny Marshall. Prod. Robert Greenhut. By Lowell Ganz. Perf. Tom Hanks, Geena Davis, and Madonna. Columbia Pictures, 1992. This film was about women who lived by the "we can do it message" of the war. The success of women like Dottie and her teammates helped to establish future reformation in not only occupations but sports for women. 2. "American Experience: TV's Most-watched History Series." PBS. PBS, n.d. Web. 13 Apr. 2014. This website provided information about women's lives after the war and how the war had created new opportunities for them.

3. "American Experience." PBS. PBS, n.d. Web. 20 Feb. 2014. This article highlighted women's lives after the war and helped me to understand what kind of progress was made. 4. Baxandall, Rosalyn. ""Continued Employment after the War?": The Women's Bureau Studies Postwar Plans of Women Workers." "Continued Employment after the War?": The Women's Bureau Studies Postwar Plans of Women Workers. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Apr. 2014. I learned about what areas sustained the greatest numbers of female employment after the war.


"Baby Boomers." History.com. A&E Television Networks, n.d. Web. 12 Apr. 2014.

This website had a lot of information about the baby boom and the effects it had on women after the war.

6. Brokaw, Tom. The Greatest Generation. New York: Random House, 1998. Print. Tom Brokaw explains his reasoning for why the World War II generation of Americans was the best group of citizens. I believe the sacrifices and contributions made during this time made by women add to the accomplishments of this generation.

7. Ksander, Yael. "A Hoosier Woman on the World War II Homefront." Moment of Indiana History RSS. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Feb. 2014. This article told the story of a Hoosier wife's experience during the war and the responsibilities she upheld. Her Indiana residency made her story more personal.

8. "Partners in Winning the War: American Women in World War II." Partners in Winning the War: American Women in World War II. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Feb. 2014. This website provided examples of the various roles that women took during the war. I think that the leadership they portrayed at home proved their professional abilities.

9. "President Truman Wipes Out Segregation in the Armed Forces." The Chicago Defender [Chicago] 31 July 1948: n. pag. Print. This article provided information about the civil rights gained from African Americans because of their efforts in the war.

10. "Roles for Women in WWII: Women." Ergo. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Feb. 2014.

More examples or women's roles in the war are discussed on this page. I learned that there were more than sixty nurses that were put in danger when they were put in Japanese war camps.

11. "Roles for Women in WWII: African American Women." Ergo. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Feb. 2014. This website provided information about African American serving in the military and in the work force. Despite segregation (before Trumans desegregation of the military) and inequality, they were able to contribute greatly to the war effort.

12. Rosie the Riveter: Women Working World War II. National Parks Service. National Parks Service, n.d. Web. 11 Feb. 2014. This site explained the icon of Rosie the Riveter and the woman she represented. This helped me learn the story behind the poster and what she symbolized for Americans during the war.

13. Tangient. "Upshaw." Frecker. N.p., n.d. Web. This website provided pictures and information of the emergence of African American Women in WII. This helped me see the role they played in womens rights and civil rights. 14. Women in Ten War Production Areas and Their Postwar Employment Plans, United States Department of Labor, Womens Bureau, Bulletin No. 209. Print This report shows the influx of women in industries during the war and what the numbers looked like after the war. This showed a real visual of what the numbers during the war looked like.

15. "Women's Changing Rights and Freedoms in the Post World War II Era."Moreinfo.com. Web.

This article provided a general overview of women's rights movements after the war. This helped me with gaining more knowledge on womens rights moving forward and how they were affected by the women who played a role in World War II.