World War II Sources


  • Office of Civilian Defense. United States Citizens Defense Corps. (Washington: Government Printing Office, 1942).
  • Earley, Charity Adams. One Woman’s Army: A Black Officer Remembers the WAC. College Station: Texas A & M University Press, 1989.
  • Gamboa, Erasmo. Mexican labor and World War II: Braceros in the Pacific Northwest, 1942-1947 Austin: University of Texas Press, 1990.
  • Gowdy-Wygant, Cecilia. Cultivating Victory: The Women’s Land Army and the Victory Garden Movement Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2013.
  • Yellin, Emily. Our Mother’s War: American Women at Home and at the Front During World War II. (New York: Simon & Schuster, Inc., 2004).





  • Carpenter, Stephanie Ann. “‘Regular Farm Girl’: The Women’s Land Army I World War II.” Agricultural History 71 (1997): 162-185.
  • Clayton R. Koppes and Gregory D. Black. “What to Show the World: The Office of War Information and Hollywood, 1942-1945.” The Journal of American History, 64 (1977): 87-105.
  • Howell, Thomas. “The Writers’ War Board: US Domestic Propaganda in World War II.” The Historian, 59 (1997): 795-813.
  • Kimble, James J. and Lester C. Olson. “Visual Rhetoric Representing Rosie the Riveter: Myth and Misconception in J. Howard Miller’s ‘We Can Do It!’ Poster.” Rhetoric and Public Affairs, 9 (2006): 533-569.
  • Litoff, Judy Barrett, and David C. Smith. “To the Rescue of the Crops.” Prologue 25 (1993): 1-25. Accessed July 14, 2017.
  • Kossoudji, Sherrie A., and Laura J. Dresser. “Working Class Rosies: Women Industrial Workers during World War II.” The Journal of Economic History, 52 (1992): 431-446.
  • Zhao, Xiaojian. “Chinese American Women Defense Workers in World War II.” California History, 75 (1996): 138-153.


Online Encyclopedia Entry


Online Exhibition



  • Howell, Robert Thomas. “The Writers' War Board: Writers and World War II.” PhD diss., Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College, 1971.




Audio Recording



  • Commando Duck. Directed by Jack King. Walt Disney Productions, 1944.
  • Der Fuehrer's Face. Directed by Jack Kinney. Walt Disney Productions, 1943.
  • Private Pluto. Directed by Clyde Geronimi. Walt Disney Productions, 1943.
  • Walt Disney Treasures - On the Front Lines. Directed by Sharpsteen, Ben, Justice, Bill, Roberts, Bill, Geronimi, Clyde and Ford Beebe. 1941-1943. Burbank, CA: Walt Disney Video, 2004. DVD