Poster Girls I

Navy and Coast Guard posters had two functions.  The images attempted to intice recruits, while also convincing fathers, mothers, husbands, and brothers that serving in the WAVES and SPARs was an honorable job for a young woman.  In addition, the government was attempting to convince women, especially those who weren’t in the workforce, that moving into non-traditional work was not only appealing, but a duty.


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