Searching for Images
Unlike searching for text sources where the subject is often relatively easy to describe, putting images into words can be challenging. Below are general tips for finding useful images.
- Are there other terms that describe your subject?
- Are there more concrete symbols that represent abstract concepts (e.g. ""heart" or "kiss" instead of "love")?
- If you aren't turning up many results, try more general terms.
Click on the questions below to reveal the answers.
Women are achieving more equality in the workforce during WWII and being encouraged to help the effort.
The man and woman side by side; the man's encouraging demeanor; the genderlessness of their clothing.
The V for victory in the background. The "Rosie the Riveter" head scarf. Lunch pail and thermos indicating factory/machine/physical labor work.
Yes. Many women worked in factories during the war and did the jobs of men who were soldiers. They worked alongside other men.
Red white and blue are prominent to suggest patriotism. The POV is slightly from below which may suggest "looking up" to the job the women do.
400 x 610 pixels.
Compared to other reproductions, the color is accurate. It has not been cropped. When looking at the lightest and darkest shades, the levels seem correct.
3. TEXTUAL INFORMATION.
After doing an online search for the poster, I confirmed that the information in the caption is accurate and complete. National Archives Record
Yes, the information comes from the National Archives collection which is a reliable source with no bias.