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Author Weiss, Elaine F., 1952-
Title Fruits of victory : the Woman's Land Army of America in the Great War / Elaine F. Weiss.
Imprint Washington, D.C. : Potomac Books, ©2008.
Edition 1st ed.

Author Weiss, Elaine F., 1952-
Subject Women's Land Army of America -- History.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Women -- United States.
World War, 1914-1918 -- War work -- United States.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Participation, Female.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Food supply -- United States.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Economic aspects -- United States.
Women farmers -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Description 1 online resource (xi, 315 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Edition 1st ed.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-306) and index.
Contents Liberty Day -- The girl with a hoe behind the man with a gun. The right to serve : a British Land Army ; Female preparedness ; An agricultural army ; Suffrage agriculture ; Soil sisters ; A feminine invasion of the land : the Bedford Camp ; Farmerettes abd Hoover Helpers : Fall 1917 ; Women on the land ; A hysterical appeal ; A fine propaganda : the Fair Farmerette and her publicity machine ; Enlist now! -- The Patriot Farmerette. In bifurcated garb of toil : California ; Hortense Powdermaker in Maryland ; Cultivating the soothing weed : Connecticut ; Libertyville : Illinois ; Girls who thought potatoes grew on trees : New England ; The Farmerette in Wanamaker's window : selling the Land Army in New Jersey ; Georgia cotton ; Harsh terrain ; Miss Diehl and the Wellesley Experiment Station ; Tiller, planter, gleaner : New York ; Marriage of convenience ; A hungry world ;Carry on ; Farmerette redux : 1919 and beyond.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781612343990 (electronic bk.)
1612343996 (electronic bk.)
9781597972734
1597972738
OCLC # 755583046
Additional Format Print version: Weiss, Elaine F., 1952- Fruits of victory. 1st ed. Washington, D.C. : Potomac Books, ©2008 9781597972734 (DLC) 2008042104 (OCoLC)257557388


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