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"I'm Proud... My Husband Wants Me To Do My Part"

During World War II, the U.S. government produced a number of propaganda posters aimed at mobilizing women workers to contribute to the war effort, offering images that challenged traditional ideas about the role of women and the nature of their work while still maintaining traditional gender hierarchies.

Source | John Newton Howit, I'm proud ... my husband wants me to do my part, poster (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1944); from Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/95504753.
Creator | John Newton Howitt/War Manpower Commission
Item Type | Poster/Print
Cite This document | John Newton Howitt/War Manpower Commission, “"I'm Proud... My Husband Wants Me To Do My Part",” HERB: Resources for Teachers, accessed August 26, 2016, http://herb.ashp.cuny.edu/items/show/1217.

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