'We Sang Ourselves Through That War': Women, Music and Factory Work in World War Two
- 'Rosie the Riveters' Convene. // Welding Journal;Jul2004, Vol. 83 Issue 7, p4
Reports on the National Rosie the Riveter Association's annual conference held in Baltimore, Maryland in June 2004 which was sponsored by Lockheed Martin. Details of the event; Attendance of hundreds of women with World War II home-front manufacturing experience.
- From Gunpowder Girl To Working Woman. Jason, Sonya // Newsweek;2/23/2004, Vol. 143 Issue 8, p20
Presents an essay on what the author learned when manning factories for the American troops in World War II. How her entire immigrant family supported the war effort at home and at war; Role for even a 16-year-old girl to paint glider wings; Enlargement of her world through the other plant...
- After fifty years: Thoughts on music and the end of World War II. Botstein, Leon // Musical Quarterly;Summer95, Vol. 79 Issue 2, p225
Discusses the role of World War II in the history of music in Europe and the United States. Continuing influence of fascism on the way music has functioned in modern times; Bourgeois perception of music in the 19th century; Association of music with political behavior and ideology during World...
- FROM THE EDITOR. Gonzo, Carroll // Choral Journal;Nov2010, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p7
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, one by David McConnell on the circumstances of World War II in Germany, one by James Kallembach on central stylistic elements related to movement, and one by Jonathan Babcock on the choral music "Carmina Burana," by Carl Orff.
- Bomb Girls, Gender, and Working-Class History. Sangster, Joan // Labour / Le Travail;Spring2015, Vol. 75, p200
This article provides a critique for the Canadian television series "Bomb Girls." The author comments on the representation of working women in factories during World War II in Canada. She also examines the genre of historical fiction, into which this television program falls. A broader analysis...
- ï¿½Atenciï¿½n! Toro! // National Review Bulletin;6/12/1962, Vol. 12 Issue 23, p3
The article recognizes the initiation of Spanish Civil War of 1936-39 in preluding to the open phase of World War II. It was also found out that miners' strike in Asturias spread to other industrial workers, especially in the separatist-minded Basque regions and Catalonia. The workers demands...
- THE GENDER GAP IN EARNINGS DURING WORLD WAR II: NEW EVIDENCE. Aldrich, Mark // Industrial & Labor Relations Review;Apr89, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p415
Contrary to the widely held belief that women's earnings rose relative to men's during World War II because of women's unprecedented movement into heavy manufacturing industries, the author of this study finds that the national all-industry earnings of women during the war fell compared to those...
- No Sweat. Fulks, Danny // Southern Cultures;Fall2011, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p39
An essay is presented on daily life in Rattlesnake Ridge, Kentucky, in the 1930s and 1940s. Particular focus is given to the impact of World War II on the community. Details related to popular music, attitudes towards Japan and Germany, and food rationing are presented. Other topics include...
- Lili Marlene (in English). // Lili Marlene (English);2009, p1
Presents the English translation of the German song `Lili Marlene.' Popularity of the song with troops during World War II.