- ›› Eras and Sub-Eras : The Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945
The insignia in the poster featured here, published in 1942, illustrate the numerous jobs assigned to civilian volunteers.
In this letter from 1944 Mrs. Roosevelt responded to one of her critics, Addie Frizielle, who worried about the desegregation of restrooms and forced social interaction between the races in the government’s movement toward racial equality in some spheres.
Morris Wiener, an American soldier in England, and his wife, Sylvia Weiner, a social worker in New York City, wrote to each other on D-Day, sharing what the experience was like on either side of the Atlantic.
The Changing Family
Age of First Marriage
Average Household Size