- ›› Eras and Sub-Eras : World War II
David M. Kennedy is the Donald J. McLachlan Professor of History at Stanford University. Freedom from Fear focuses primarily on political and economic developments, recounting how presidents and citizens responded to the two great catastrophic events of the century: the Great Depression and World War II.
Historian Alan Brinkley looks at the New Deal era with an international perspective, exploring the evolution of global experiments in government occurring around the world, particularly fascism, communism, and liberal democracy.
This WWII poster, “Fuel Fights! SAVE YOUR SHARE,” urges Americans to practice energy conservation at home and lists ways to reduce heating costs.
This poster, published by the War Manpower Commission in 1942, highlights the need to draw laborers from all segments of the American population.