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    Newlyweds Elmer and Mildred

    GI’s watch a trio from the Glenn Miller Theatre sing. Marseilles, France, 1945.

    Tiffany & Co Jewelry Harper's Bazaar - Nov 1941 Photo by Erwin Blumenfeld

    Part of the Easter parade on the South Side of Chicago, 1941- Russell Lee

    Dressed in uniform marking his service in the First World War, a veteran enters a relocation centre for Japanese-Americans bound for internment. Arcadia, California, 1942. Dorothea Lange

    Dorothea Lange - Japanese Internment

    Mountain View, California. Henry Mitarai, age 36, successful large-scale farm operator with his family on the steps of their ranch home, about six weeks before evacuation. This family, along with others of Japanese ancestry, will spend the duration at War Relocation Authority centers, 1942, Dorothea Lange

    History In Pictures ‏- Two little kids dancing on the streets of New York City, c. 1940.

    Shopping in San Francisco. Little boy looks like he would rather be someplace else.

    Vintage photo 1941: toddler with tricycle and a doll

    Ready for a swim

    Child 1934. Sweet vintage picture ♥

    U.K. Children drawing on the pavement, London, 1941 // D.H. Calcraft

    Playing on the farm - 1940

    vintage sewing

    March 1943. New York, New York. Times Square on a rainy day.

    Joseph Banks - Salt Lake City native who served in WWII aboard a B-17. He was the only survivor when his teams bomber crashed into a mountain on it's last scheduled mission prior to going stateside. He endured torture at the hands of Nazi's in order to with hold information that saved the lives of many service men. Read about him in the book, "A Distant Prayer".

    1940's - World War II Pin-Up Girl, Margie Stewart

    "Easy Preserving For Victory" ~ Due to food rationing during WWII, home canning of fruits and vegetables was very popular with housewives - 1943.

    US Army Rations - World War II.

    Navajo code talkers.

    Women of the free french ambulance corps take time for knitting near Italian Front 1944.My Kinda Women!

    A British shelter worker protects a dog in 1941. The National Canine Defence League not only protected dogs, it also used dog-hair combings to knit into clothing for the troops.