Category: Elise Butler

World War I

Women! Help America’s Sons Win the War This poster was created in 1917 during the first world war by R. H. Porteous for the US government to help fund the… Read more »

World War II

Rosie The Riveter Rosie the Riveter was a iconic image, created in 1940 and was used during World War II to inspire women to join the war effort and to… Read more »

Vietnam War

Women March Here to Protest Vietnam War A group of 400 women, many accompanied by their young children, staged a march in protest against the war in Vietnam yesterday through… Read more »

Iraq War

A New War Brings New Role for Women The Clinton administration’s decision in 1994 to lift the so-called risk rule means that about 90 percent on military jobs are open… Read more »


Primary Sources Porteous, R. H. Women! Help America’s Sons Win the War. 1917. Photograph. “Rosie the Riveter.” In News Features & Internal Communications Image Collection. Primary Source Media, 1940. Associated Press Collections… Read more »