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It's a Woman's War Too

A recruiting poster featuring a female radio operator
Description: Poster; by John Falter; C. 1942; Unframed Dimensions 42H X 28W
Accession #: 81-156-AW
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Falter infused the subjects of his recruiting posters with striking expression. In the 1940s, a poster such as this one with its dramatic lighting, serious tone and portrayal of a woman performing a job formerly reserved for men would have caught and held a passerby's attention.

Document Type
  • Art
Wars & Conflicts
  • World War II 1939-1945
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