WWII Conservation Campaign

A women participating in a 1942 war conservation campaign that asked for donated stockings. These materials were re-purposed into powder bags that the US Navy used to propel missile projectiles.

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A Victorian couple captured in a jocular manner. Their candid poses were quite unusual for this stoic period.

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Trümmerfrauen, German “rubble women”, cleared post-WWII city debris and were given extra ration cards for their efforts. Cities like Dresden and Berlin were slowly restored by women who were only given basic tools and used their bare hands for this hard labor.

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Jackie Kennedy in her Georgetown house. She is making final preparations for her first formal dinner party. 1954.

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Today, Americans celebrate the service of our men and women. This U.S. Navy WWII recruitment poster illustrated the personification of freedom. She is manifested in the form of Lady Liberty.

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Veterans Day 2012. We rest because of their love to defend.
An American riveter at Lockheed’s Burbank P-38 facility during WWII.

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Mary Pickford contributes to the World War I moral efforts by knitting a sweater for a soldier. c. 1926.

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Kristallnacht- November 9, 1938. Never forget. This photo was taken inside of a destroyed synagogue.

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Gemini 19 Refrigerator, 1966. The Cold War ideology and space race technology being manifested in the household.

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