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World War II was a transformative moment for American women who served in the military and replaced men in the industrial labor force. Rosie the Riveter National Historical Park. Photo: NARA, public domain. Award of the Purple Heart, 23 September Biography, Academy Women. Biography, Adventure Woman. Navy, training male pilots to shoot machine guns. She served from to , retiring at the rank of Lieutenant. Susan Ahn Cuddy website. About , women served as WACs at home and abroad. Betty Morden. Photo: Library of Congress, public domain.
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Bolton, subsidized and accelerated the training of military nurses during World War II. It barred racial discrimination in nurse recruitment and training, which allowed about 2, Black women to join the Cadet Nurse Corps. Image: NARA, public domain. Pilot Jacqueline Cochran lobbied the Army Air Forces to recruit women pilots when it became clear that there was a shortage of male pilots. They were never part of the regular Army Air Forces and received no veteran benefits. Congressional Record. Two years later, Lt.
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In their next contract, the attendants received a salary raise the first since , and gained other benefits. Photo by Chalmers Butterfield, Creative Commons license. She went on to become the Tokyo bureau chief for the Tribune and cover the Korean War, for which she won a Pulitzer Prize. Marguerite Higgins papers, Syracuse University. In January the U. Navy Nurse Corps. Photo: U. Navy, public domain.
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Following recommendations by the President's Committee on Civil Rights, President Truman issued Executive Orders to desegregate the armed forces and the federal work force. Sadie Alexander was a key member of the committee. Truman Library. Sadie Alexander biography.
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Sadie Alexander obituary. Women were excluded from combat missions and women with children were ineligible for service. Marine Corps archive. Helen Maud Cam papers, Schlesinger Library.
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Helen Maud Cam papers, University of Cambridge. The Association of Women Broadcasters, an auxiliary to the National Association of Radio and Television Broadcasters, was discontinued in because of its feminist politics. In the s, AWRT expanded its work to produce public service announcements about issues of concern to women, including equal employment opportunities and sexual harassment. Today the group is called the Alliance for Women in Media. American Women in Radio and Television archives.
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Obituary, New York Times. Biography, America Comes Alive. Each contracting agency of the federal government was responsible for upholding the nondiscrimination provisions of contracts they entered into with private businesses. Records of the Government Contract Committee. Black women were leaders of much of this activism.
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Photos and case documents, University of Missouri. Background, Civil Rights Digital Library. Documents, National Archives. Founded by lesbians in San Francisco, DOB began as a social club but was soon a civil rights organization that promoted the societal acceptance of lesbians. Collection guide, Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin papers. Women in the Homophile Movement, Cornell University. Martha Shelley biography and interview. The Montgomery Bus Boycott.