A WWI recruiting poster from 1917 by artist Howard Chandler Christy showing a young woman in a Navy uniform: "Gee!! I wish I were a man, I'd join the Navy. Be a man and do it. United States Navy recruiting station."

Gee!! I Wish I Were a Man

A WWI recruiting poster from 1917 by artist Howard Chandler Christy showing a young woman in a Navy uniform: "Gee!! I wish I were a man, I'd join the Navy. Be a man and do it. United States Navy recruiting station."

Life of a 50s Housewife | 1950's Wife's Guide: Women: 1950 vs. 2012- Man! Does that seem like forever ago!

Life of a 50s Housewife | 1950's Wife's Guide: Women: 1950 vs. 2012- Man! Does that seem like forever ago!

1920′s Silhouette: The key was feminine grace, but without curves. This loose clothing fad only lasted a short while & eventually was replaced by more austere lines in the more grim days of the 1930′s. A slender & flat chested silhouette was the objective for women, & large busts could be flattened with the help of early bras like the infamous Symington Side Lacer.

1920′s Silhouette: The key was feminine grace, but without curves. This loose clothing fad only lasted a short while & eventually was replaced by more austere lines in the more grim days of the 1930′s. A slender & flat chested silhouette was the objective for women, & large busts could be flattened with the help of early bras like the infamous Symington Side Lacer.

How to kiss properly - 1942 Life Magazine.  I kind of love this. Framing it.

How to kiss properly - 1942 Life Magazine. I kind of love this. Framing it.

"Don't Read American History - Make It!" ~ WWI US Navy recruitment poster illustrated by James Montgomery Flagg..

"Don't Read American History - Make It!" ~ WWI US Navy recruitment poster illustrated by James Montgomery Flagg..

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