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100 1  Winchell, Meghan K.,|0
245 10 Good girls, good food, good fun :|bthe story of USO 
       hostesses during World War II /|cMeghan K. Winchell. 
264  1 Chapel Hill :|bUniversity of North Carolina Press,|c[2008]
264  4 |c©2008 
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490 1  Gender and American culture 
504    Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-238) and 
505 0  To make the boys feel at home : senior hostesses and 
       gendered citizenship -- The loveliest girls in the nation 
       -- Wartime socializing -- Nice girls didn't, period : 
       junior hostesses and sexual service -- Courtship and 
       competition in the USO dance hall. 
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520    "Throughout World War II, when Saturday nights came around,
       servicemen and hostesses happily forgot the war for a 
       little while as they danced together in USO clubs, which 
       served as havens of stability in a time of social, moral, 
       and geographic upheaval. Meghan Winchell demonstrates that
       in addition to boosting soldier morale, the USO acted as 
       an architect of the gender roles and sexual codes that 
       shaped the "greatest generation." Combining archival 
       research with extensive firsthand accounts from among the 
       hundreds of thousands of female USO volunteers, Winchell 
       shows how the organization both reflected and shaped 1940s
       American society at large. The USO had hoped that 
       respectable feminine companionship would limit venereal 
       disease rates in the military. To that end, Winchell 
       explains, USO recruitment practices characterized white 
       middle-class women as sexually respectable, thus implying 
       that the sexual behavior of working-class women and women 
       of color was suspicious. In response, women of color 
       sought to redefine the USO's definition of beauty and 
       respectability, challenging the USO's vision of a home 
       front that was free of racial, gender, and sexual 
       conflict. Despite clashes over class and racial ideologies
       of sex and respectability, Winchell finds that most 
       hostesses benefited from the USO's chaste image. In 
       exploring the USO's treatment of female volunteers, 
       Winchell not only brings the hostesses' stories to light 
       but also supplies a crucial missing piece for 
       understanding the complex ways in which the war both 
       destabilized and restored certain versions of social 
       order."--Publisher description. 
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650  0 World War, 1939-1945|xWar work|0
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650  0 World War, 1939-1945|xWomen|zUnited States.|0http:// 
650  0 Women|zUnited States|xSocial conditions|y20th century.
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776 08 |iPrint version:|aWinchell, Meghan K.|tGood girls, good 
       food, good fun.|dChapel Hill : University of North 
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