WOMEN IN THE HOME AND COMMUNITY

 


Credit: American Red Cross

 

Housework and voluntary activities continued to occupy the majority of married women, but these women were not idle. American women had a long history of volunteer civic activism. Women’s organizations provided a nationwide network that mobilized millions of women to implement a wide range of local projects. Women tirelessly gave their time and money with little or no public recognition.

This section is divided into three parts:

1) Civil Defense

2) Rationing

3) Volunteers

 

 

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