MetadataShow full item record
Jane Martin was a child growing up in West Virginia during The War. She talks about how the main railroad ran though her town and gave her the opportunity to experience propaganda in person from famous actors/actresses and Franklin Delano Roosevelt coming through her town imploring the citizens to buy war bonds and stamps. She is able to remember the shortages of supplies during the war and different materials that were rationed for the war effort, specifically shoes. In this discussion Jane told us that her father ran the Victory Garden for her whole town and made sure that her family was supplied with all the vegetables that they needed. She briefly talked about her experience in elementary school during the war and the tin drive that she was most involved with. She positively talks about Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Programs that he put I place, such as the GI-Bill. She reminisces on the News Reels at the movies and the different radio programs that she would listen to, including FDR’s Fireside Chats every Sunday. Lastly, she briefly touches upon the emotional impact on the family after her older cousin was sent to war.
Jane Martin talked about her experiences as a child with rationing at home and in school. She talked about her feelings and her parents feelings about FDR, and the images of war that made to the movies. She talked about propaganda on the radio and through Hollywood stars.
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Martin, Danyelle (Washington College, 2011)War is moving into its next frontier: cyberspace. This new realm presents challenges to state power and traditional ideas of issues such as attribution, deterrence, coercion and displays of power, and physical war. This ...
Martin, Aja (2008-02-05)This study examined the effects of smoking on appetite, weight control behaviors, and fear of weight gain in college-age women. Forty-five undergraduate females were classified as either smokers or non-smokers and given ...
Effects of 17α,20β-dihydroxy-4-pregnen-3-one (17,20βP) and 17 β-estradiol (E2) on the reproductive physiology of male nile tilapia, oreochromis niloticus Martin, Jonathan R. (2008-01-17)In the animal kingdom, success is evaluated by the ability of a species to produce viable offspring that will mature and continue to pass genes to future generations. For this to occur in fish, synchronization of ...