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In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Anderson, C. LeRoy; Joanne R. Anderson & Yunosuke Ohkura (eds.) No Longer Silent: World-Wide Memories of the Children of World War II (Missoula MT: Pictorial Histories, 1995).

Anderson, Karen. Wartime Women: Sex Roles, Family Relations & the Status of Women during World War II (Westport CT: Greenwood, 1981).

Auger, Genevieve & Raymonde Lamothe. De la poele a frire a la ligne de feu: la vie quotidienne des Quebecoises pendant la guerre '39-'45 (Montreal: Boreal Express, 1981).

Becker, Patti Clayton. Books & Libraries in American Society during World War II: Weapons in the War of Ideas (NY: Routledge, 2004).

Beidler, Philip D. The Good War's Greatest Hits: World War II & American Remembering (Athens GA: U. Georgia, 1998).

Bentley, Amy. Eating for Victory: Food Rationing & the Politics of Domesticity (Urbana: U. Ilinois, 1998).

Billinger, Robert D. Hitler's Soldiers in the Sunshine State: German POWs in Florida (Gainesville: U. of Florida, 2000).

Braybon, Gail & Penny Summerfield. Out of the Cage: Women's Experiences in Two World Wars (NY: Pandora, 1987).

Brinkley, David. Washington Goes to War (NY: Ballantine, 1996).

Campbell, D'ann. Women at War with America: Private Lives in a Patriotic Era (Cambridge MA: Harvard, 1984).

Capeci, Dominic J. Detroit & the "Good War": The World War II Letters of Mayor Edward Jeffries & Friends (Lexington: U. Kentucky, 1996).

Carpenter, Stephanie A. On the Farm Front: The Women’s Land Army in World War II (DeKalb, IL: Northern Illinois U., 2003).

Cohen, Allan & Ronald L. Filippelli. Times of Sorrow and Hope: Documenting Everyday Life in Pennsylvania During the Depression and World War II A Photographic Record (University Park.: Pennsylvania State U, 2003).

Colman, Penny. Rosie the Riveter: Women Working on the Home Front in World War II (NY: Crown, 1995).

Duis, Perry & Scott La France. We've Got a Job to Do: Chicagoans & World War II (Chicago: Chicago Historical Society, 1992).

Erenberg, Lewis A. & Susan E. Hirsch (eds.) The War in American Culture: Society & Consciousness during World War II (Chicago: U. of Chicago, 1996).

Fisher, Louis. Nazi Saboteurs on Trial: A Military Tribunal & American Law (Lawrence: Kansas U., 2003).

Fleming, Thomas. The War Within World War II: Franklin Delano Roosevelt & the Struggle for Supremacy (NY: Persus, 2001).

Flynn, Elizabeth Gurley. Women in the War (NY: Workers Library, 1942).

__________. Coal Miners & the War (NY: Workers Library, 1942).

Frank, Miriam; Marilyn Ziebarth & Connie Field. The Life & Times of Rosie the Riveter: The Story of Three Million Working Women during World War II (Emeryville CA: Clarity Educational, 1982).

Gluck, Sherna Berger. Rosie the Riveter Revisited: Women, the War & Social Change (Boston: Twayne, 1987).

Goossen, Rachel Waltner. Women Against the Good War: Conscientious Objection & Gender on the American Home Front, 1941-1947 (Chapel Hill: U. North Carolina, 1997).

Gossage, Carolyn. Greatcoats & Glamour Boots: Canadian Women at War (1939-1945) (Toronton: Dundurn, 1991).

Gregory, Chester W. Women in Defense Work during World War II: An Analysis of the Labor Problem & Women's Rights (NY: Exposition, 1974).

Hartmann, Susan M. The Home Front & Beyond: American Women in the 1940s (Boston: Twayne, 1982).

Heacock, Nan. Battle Stations! The Homefront in World War II (Ames IA: Iowa State U, 1992).

Higonnet, Margaret Randolph et al. (eds.) Behind the Lines: Gender & the Two World Wars (New Haven: Yale, 1987).

Honey, Maureen. Creating Rosie the Riveter: Class, Gender, & Propaganda during World War II (Amherst: U. Massachusetts, 1984).

__________. Bitter Fruit: African American Women in World War II (Columbia MO: U. Missouri, 1999).

Jeffries, John W. Wartime America: The World War II Home Front (NY: Ivan Dee, 1998).

Kelsey, Marion. Victory Harvest: Diary of a Canadian in the Women's Land Army, 1940-1944 (Montreal: McGill-Queen's U, 1997).

Klein, Yvonne M. (ed.) Beyond the Home Front: Women's Autobiographical Writing of the Two World Wars (NY: NYU, 1997).

Kolko, Gabriel. The Politics of War: The World & US Foreign Policy, 1943-1945 [1968] (2nd ed.; NY: Pantheon, 1990).

LaFeber, Walter (ed.) The Origins of the Cold War, 1941-1947: A Historical Problem with Interpretations & Documents (NY: Wiley, 1971).

Latta, Ruth (ed.) The Memory of All That: Canadian Women Remember World War II (Burnstown: General Store, 1992).

Lewis, Brenda Ralph. Women at War: The Women in World War II, at Home, at Work, on the Front Line (?: Reader's Digest, 2002).

Lichtenstein, Nelson. Labor's War at Home: The CIO in World War II (NY: Cambridge, 1982).

Lingeman, Richard. Don’t You Know There’s a War On? The American Home Front 1941-1945 (NY: Nation, 2003).

Litoff, Judy Barrett & David C. Smith (eds.) Since You Went Away: World War II Letters from American Women on the Home Front (NY: Oxford, 1991).

__________ & David C. Smith (eds.) American Women in a World at War: Contemporary Accounts from World War II (Wilmington DE: Scholarly Resources, 1997).

Maddox, Robert J. The US & World War II (Boulder: Westview, 1992).

May, Ernest R. & Walter LaFeber. The Impact of War on the US in the 20th Century (Houston TX: U. of St. Thomas, 1974).

Murrow, Edward R. World War II: On the Air (Naperville, Ill.: Sourcebooks Media Fusion, 2003).

O'Neill, William. A Democracy at War: America's Fight at Home & Abroad in World War II (Cambridge MA: Harvard, 1998).

Pierson, Ruth Roach. They're Still Women After All: The Second World War & Canadian Womanhood (Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1986).

Ried, Constance Bowman. Slacks & Calluses: Our Summer in a Bomber Plant (Washington: Smithsonian, 2004).

Rupp, Leila J. Mobilizing Women for War: German & American Propaganda, 1939-1945 (Princeton: Princeton U, 1978).

Smith, Judith E. Visions of Belonging: Family Stories, Popular Culture, & Postwar Democracy, 1940-1960 (NY: Columbia, 2004).

Spritzler, John. The People As Enemy: The Leaders’ Hidden Agenda in World War ll (Montreal: Black Rose, 2003).

Summerfield, Penny. Women Workers in the Second World War: Production & Patriarchy in Conflict (2nd ed.; NY: Routledge, 1989).

__________. Reconstructing Women's Wartime Lives: Discourse & Subjectivity in Oral Histories of the Second World War (NY: St. Martin's, 1998).

Takaki, Ronald T. Double Victory: A Multicultural History of America in World War II (Boston: Little Brown, 2000).

Terkel, Studs. "The Good War": An Oral History of World War II (NY: Pantheon, 1984).

Thomas, Mary Martha. Riveting & Rationing in Dixie: Alabama Women & the Second World War (Tuscaloosa: U. Alabama, 1987).

Torgovnik, Marianna. The War Complex: World War II in Our Time (Chicago: U. of Chicago, 2005).

Tuttle, William M. "Daddy's Gone to War": The Second World War in the Lives of America's Children (NY: Oxford, 1995).

Weatherford, Doris. American Women & World War II (NY: Facts on File, 1990).

Weinberg, Gerhard L. A World at Arms: A Global History of World War II (NY: Cambridge, 2005).

Zauhar, Frances Murphy; Richard David Wissolik & Jennifer Campion (eds.) Out of the Kitchen: Women in the Armed Services & On the Homefront. Oral Histories of Pennsylvania Veterans, World War II (Latrobe PA: St. Vincent College Center for Northern Appalachian Studies, 1995).

In the Library: Fiction

Breuer, William P. The Air-Raid Warden Was a Spy, & Other Tales from Home-Front America in World War II (Hoboken NJ: Wiley, 2003).

Piercy, Marge. Gone to Soldiers [1987] (NY: Fawcett, 1988).

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CD & Audio

Film & Video

"America Goes to War: The Home Front, World War II" [1998], dir. Anthony Ross Potter & Frank J. De Meo, 262m. From Columbia River Entertainment Group.

"The Good War & Those Who Refused to Fight It" [2000], dir. Rick Tejada-Flores & Judith Ehrlich, 57m. From Bullfrog Films.

"Good Work Sister!: Women Shipyard Workers of World War II, An Oral History" [1982], by Northwest Women's History Project, 20m.

"The Life & Times of Rosie the Riveter" [1987], dir. Connie Field, 65m. From Direct Cinema Ltd.

"Rosie the Riveter" [1943], dir. John C. Graham.

"Rosie, the Riveter" [1944], dir. Joseph Santley.

"Since You Went Away" [1990], by CBS Fox Video, 179m.

"Two Women" [?], dir. Vittorio de Sica, 105m.

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