1940’s Womens Army Corps – Leg and Feet Exercises

1940s Women’s Army Corps ( WAC) – Leg and Feet Exercises. During the Second World War, some 150,000 women served in the US Women’s Army Corps – WAC. The US, now faced with a two front war, no longer looked down their noses at these girls. The women of the WAC  were the first – …

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1940’s Fashion – Spring Frock Parade


1940’s Fashion Parade – Spring Dresses from the 1942 Sears catalog After the cold bitter months of winter, women across America eagerly scanned the juicy spring catalogs for some nice frock inspiration. Here’s a selection of spring dresses from the Sears Catalog of 1942. They were grim times for women at home, many of whom …

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1940’s Top 10 Tips to hiring Women

1940’s Top Ten Tips to hiring Women- Sexist Guide. This patronizing sexist and retrospectively quite funny article was first published in the 1943 edition of Transportation. It dishes out sympathetic advice for the poor ‘male’ supervisor. Women ‘know your limits !’ 1. Give every girl an adequate number of rest periods during the day. You …

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