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Author Endres, Kathleen L.

Title Rosie the Rubber Worker : women workers in Akron's rubber factories during World War II / Kathleen L. Endres.

Imprint Kent, Ohio : Kent State University Press, 2000.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Special Collections Rosen  331.48783 En25r 2000    ---  Lib Use Only
Description 176 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
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unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 161-166) and index.
Summary "In this illustrated book, Kathleen L. Endres examines the lives of women working in the rubber industry during World War II. Women who entered the industrial workplace during the war were popularized by Rosie the Riveter, a cultural icon that is perhaps one of the most enduring images of women's mobilization on the American home front. Posters, magazine covers, popular music, and advertisements all romanticized the vision of patriotic women entering the factory and picking up "where the men left off.""
"Drawing on heretofore unavailable archival materials and oral histories, Rosie the Rubber Worker offers readers a personal as well as scholarly account of the era and highlights the important role many women played in wartime production and how their work affected their lives during the war and after."--Jacket.
Subject Women rubber industry workers -- Ohio -- Akron -- History.
Women rubber industry workers -- Ohio -- Akron -- Interviews.
Women -- Employment -- Ohio -- Akron -- History.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- Ohio -- Akron -- History.
World War (1939-1945) (OCoLC)fst01180924
Women. (OCoLC)fst01176568
Women -- Employment. (OCoLC)fst01176715
Women rubber industry workers. (OCoLC)fst01178478
Ohio -- Akron. (OCoLC)fst01207143
Chronological Term 1939 - 1945
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Interviews. (OCoLC)fst01423832
ISBN 0873386671 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780873386678 (cloth : alk. paper)

 
    
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