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Visual project fp

  1. 1. Pin-Up Girls in World War 2 Pictures of beautiful movie stars filled the barracks of American soldiers during WWII. Now pictures like these are simply viewed as porn. But for these men, they meant so much more.
  2. 2. 1 in 5 US soldiers had a copy of this picture during World War 2. But it was more than just a pretty face for the boys to look at.
  3. 3. This face represented...
  4. 4. and her and her her
  5. 5. They were supposed to support their men...
  6. 6. ...so they sent their own pictures
  7. 7. and that is what they thought about... ...and it became what the men were fighting for
  8. 8. This...
  9. 9. ...became this
  10. 10. Men didn’t fight for
  11. 11. They fought for the ones they left behind
  12. 12. and the one they wanted to return to.
  13. 13. <ul><li>Images Used </li></ul><ul><li>Betty Grable Pin Up </li></ul><ul><li>Powolny, Frank. “Studio portrait of Betty Grable taken for promotional use.” 20th Century Fox Studio Promotional Portrait, 1943. JPEG. </li></ul><ul><li>Write that Boy Ad </li></ul><ul><li>R. C. “Write that boy in the service today!” Newark Evening News (1944). Duke University Libraries Digital Collections . </li></ul><ul><li>Window woman </li></ul><ul><li>Hine, Lewis W. “Woman with Leaf Print.” George Eastman House. ARTstor . </li></ul><ul><li>Young Woman </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Shall, Mar. “Portrait of an unidentified woman.” Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America (Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University. ARTstor . </li></ul></ul><ul><li>V-Day </li></ul><ul><li>Eisenstaedt, Alfred. “V-J day times square, New York City.” (1945). ARTstor . </li></ul><ul><li>Flag </li></ul><ul><li>Britton, Ian. “American Flag.” (2009). FreeFoto.com. </li></ul><ul><li>Couple and Baby </li></ul><ul><li>“ An unidentified woman holding an infant.” Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America (Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University (1945) . ARTstor . </li></ul><ul><li>Woman Working </li></ul><ul><li>“ Unidentified woman packaging Bird's Eye-brand vegetables.” Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America (Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University. ARTstor . </li></ul><ul><li>Jane Russell Plane </li></ul><ul><li>Jane Russell (The Bettman Archive) featured in Westbrook, Robert B. “I Want a Girl, Just Like the Girl that Married Harry James: American Women and the Problem of Political Obligation in World War II.” American Quarterly Vol. 42, No. 4. Dec (1990): 587-614. The Johns Hopkins University Press. </li></ul><ul><li>Homemade Pin-Up </li></ul><ul><li>Nancy Gillam Westbrook, Santa Monica, California (1945) featured in Westbrook, Robert B. “I Want a Girl, Just Like the Girl that Married Harry James: American Women and the Problem of Political Obligation in World War II.” American Quarterly Vol. 42, No. 4. Dec (1990): 587-614. The Johns Hopkins University Press. </li></ul><ul><li>Airplane </li></ul><ul><li>Feggy, Art. “P-51 Mustang-Duxford.” (2010). flickr . </li></ul>
  14. 14. Audio Used The Las Goodnight. “Pictures of You.” Virgin Records America. 2007. Works Cited Westbrook, Robert B. “I Want a Girl, Just Like the Girl that Married Harry James: American Women and the Problem of Political Obligation in World War II.” American Quarterly Vol. 42, No. 4. Dec (1990): 587-614. The Johns Hopkins University Press. McGreevy, John. “World War 2 at Home.” Modern US History, University of Notre Dame. 7 Mar 2011

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