"Dress Right For Safety In The Shipyard" ~ Vintage WWII era dress safety poster for women now working the previously held "male jobs" of deployed soldiers. During the war, most able-bodied women were expected to do their part for Victory by working in factories and munitions plants during the war, ca. 1940s.

"Dress Right For Safety In The Shipyard" ~ Vintage WWII era dress safety poster for women now working the previously held "male jobs" of deployed soldiers. During the war, most able-bodied women were expected to do their part for Victory by working in factories and munitions plants during the war, ca. 1940s.

"We Can Do It" poster by J. Howard Miller (1942).  NOTE: It was a year later, 1943, when Normal Rockwell painted his famous "Rosie the Riveter."

We Can Do It! (Rosie the Riveter)

"We Can Do It" poster by J. Howard Miller (1942). NOTE: It was a year later, 1943, when Normal Rockwell painted his famous "Rosie the Riveter."

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Food Posters From the Past are Recipes for the Present

Roman military tactics are still studied at military schools and staff colleges like Sandhurst to this day. Organised military tactics and strategies certainly predated...

Roman military tactics are still studied at military schools and staff colleges like Sandhurst to this day. Organised military tactics and strategies certainly predated...

Not usually one for LONG pins, but this is hysterical. Facebook News Feed of WWII History.

Not usually one for LONG pins, but this is hysterical. Facebook News Feed of WWII History.

Crisp blouses from 1945. Note the hairstyles on the models. You’ll see a lot of these dropped shoulder yokes and gathered bodice fronts in this time period–a feature on my 1940s “Swing” Dress Pattern.

1945 Ladies' Blouse Pattern

Crisp blouses from 1945. Note the hairstyles on the models. You’ll see a lot of these dropped shoulder yokes and gathered bodice fronts in this time period–a feature on my 1940s “Swing” Dress Pattern.

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