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Woman's Land Army of America

Album Description

World War 1 and World War 2 - women who took on the role of farmers.

Book connection:   Doing her Bit:  A Story about the Woman's Land Army of America by Erin Hagar  WWI   World War II   Woman's Land Army 

Before Rosie the Riveter, Farmerettes Went to Work

Teaching Notes

During WWI, the Woman’s Land Army of America mobilized women into sustaining American farms and building national pride

 by 

Elaine F. Weiss
SMITHSONIANMAG.COM

World War I The Woman's Land Army

Teaching Notes

Post about Exhibit- 

World War I: The Women’s Land Army

 by 

[Stamps for National Service Women's Land Army]

Reference note

Summary: Sheet of 66 stamps to promote enrollment in the program.
Created / Published: [Great Britain] : [Publisher not identified], 1917.
Subject Headings: -  Women's Land Army (Great Britain)--1910-1920
-  World War, 1914-1918--Women--British
-  War work--Great Britain--1910-1920
Genre: Ephemera--1910-1920
Notes: -  Title devised by Library staff.
-  Accession box no. PAGA 7 - WWI, c512
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Digital Id: ds 09948 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ds.09948

The Woman's Land Army of America--Training school, University of Virginia--Apply Woman's Land Army, U.S. Employment Service, Richmond, Va. / Herbert Paus.

Reference note

Summary: Two women carrying basket of vegetables in front of woman in uniform on horseback with U.S. flag.
Contributor Names: Paus, Herbert Andrew, 1880-1946, artist
Created / Published: c1918.
Subject Headings: -  World War, 1914-1918--Economic & industrial aspects--United States
-  Farm produce--1910-1920
-  Women--1910-1920
-  Flags--American--1910-1920
Genre: War posters--American--1910-1920
Prints--Color--1910-1920
Notes: -  Title from item.
-  Copyright by the Woman's Land Army of America.
-  Promotional goal: U.S. A1.J7. 1918.
-  Exhibited: American Treasures of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 2007.
-  Exhibited: "Echoes of the Great War : American Experiences of WW I" in the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., Nov. 2017 - June 2018.
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Digital Id: ppmsca 13492 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.13492
cph 3g05855 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g05855
cph 3a42864 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a42864

New-York tribune. [volume], October 06, 1918, Page 6, Image 46

Teaching Notes

Newspaper photos of farmettes.  Woman's Land Army of America  

Reference note

Newspaper: New-York tribune. [volume] (New York [N.Y.]) 1866-1924
Newspaper Link: https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83030214/1918-10-06/ed-1/seq-46
Image provided by: Library of Congress, Washington, DC
PDF Link: https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83030214/1918-10-06/ed-1/seq-46.pdf

The North Platte semi-weekly tribune., May 24, 1918, Image 6

Teaching Notes

Pictures of different jobs done by the farmerett  farmerettes  s.

Reference note

Newspaper: The North Platte semi-weekly tribune. (North Platte, Neb.) 1895-1922
Newspaper Link: https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/2010270504/1918-05-24/ed-1/seq-6
Image provided by: University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries, Lincoln, NE
PDF Link: https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/2010270504/1918-05-24/ed-1/seq-6.pdf

The Lakeland evening telegram., April 16, 1918, Page PAGE TWO, Image 2

Teaching Notes

Role of women in agriculture.  

Reference note

Newspaper: The Lakeland evening telegram. (Lakeland, Fla.) 1911-1922
Newspaper Link: https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn95047222/1918-04-16/ed-1/seq-2
Image provided by: University of Florida
PDF Link: https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn95047222/1918-04-16/ed-1/seq-2.pdf

The Hope pioneer. [volume], August 29, 1918, Image 6

Teaching Notes

Article about changing perspective on women workers.

Reference note

Newspaper: The Hope pioneer. [volume] (Hope, N.D.) 1882-1964
Newspaper Link: https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn87096037/1918-08-29/ed-1/seq-6
Image provided by: State Historical Society of North Dakota
PDF Link: https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn87096037/1918-08-29/ed-1/seq-6.pdf

The Lakeland evening telegram., September 25, 1918, Image 2

Teaching Notes

Reference - Ida Ogilvie

Reference note

Newspaper: The Lakeland evening telegram. (Lakeland, Fla.) 1911-1922
Newspaper Link: https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn95047222/1918-09-25/ed-1/seq-2
Image provided by: University of Florida
PDF Link: https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn95047222/1918-09-25/ed-1/seq-2.pdf

Great Falls daily tribune. [volume], April 17, 1919, Page 7, Image 7

Teaching Notes

Woman's Land Army of America being recognized.

Reference note

Newspaper: Great Falls daily tribune. [volume] (Great Falls, Mont.) 1895-1921
Newspaper Link: https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84024808/1919-04-17/ed-1/seq-7
Image provided by: Montana Historical Society; Helena, MT
PDF Link: https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84024808/1919-04-17/ed-1/seq-7.pdf

Great Falls daily tribune. [volume], April 13, 1920, Page 6, Image 6

Teaching Notes

Woman's Land Army - Recruiting.

Reference note

Newspaper: Great Falls daily tribune. [volume] (Great Falls, Mont.) 1895-1921
Newspaper Link: https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84024808/1920-04-13/ed-1/seq-6
Image provided by: Montana Historical Society; Helena, MT
PDF Link: https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84024808/1920-04-13/ed-1/seq-6.pdf

Women's Land Army Kept America's Farms Alive

Teaching Notes

Women's Land Army delivered a new breed of farm worker to America's farms during the war years.

The Women's Land Army During World War II

Teaching Notes

Article from Prologue  Winter 1993 Prologue Vol. 25, no. 4

Thesis: The Womens Land Army During WWII

Teaching Notes

1997 At the agricultural front: the Women 's Land Army during World War II Stephanie Ann Carpenter Iowa State University

Evening star. [volume], May 05, 1918, Page 2, Image 38

Teaching Notes

Info on the Woman's Land Army.

Reference note

Newspaper: Evening star. [volume] (Washington, D.C.) 1854-1972
Newspaper Link: https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83045462/1918-05-05/ed-1/seq-38
Image provided by: Library of Congress, Washington, DC
PDF Link: https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83045462/1918-05-05/ed-1/seq-38.pdf

New-York tribune. [volume], March 16, 1918, Page 13, Image 13

Teaching Notes

Helen Stevens is referenced. (Person in the book Doing Her Bit by Erin Hagar).

Reference note

Newspaper: New-York tribune. [volume] (New York [N.Y.]) 1866-1924
Newspaper Link: https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83030214/1918-03-16/ed-1/seq-13
Image provided by: Library of Congress, Washington, DC
PDF Link: https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83030214/1918-03-16/ed-1/seq-13.pdf

Newark post., September 11, 1918, Image 8

Teaching Notes

Women's Land Army article

Reference note

Newspaper: Newark post. (Newark, Del.) 1910-1969
Newspaper Link: https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn88053005/1918-09-11/ed-1/seq-8
Image provided by: University of Delaware Library, Newark, DE
PDF Link: https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn88053005/1918-09-11/ed-1/seq-8.pdf

Newark post., September 11, 1918, Image 8

Teaching Notes

Article on Women's Land Army

Reference note

Newspaper: Newark post. (Newark, Del.) 1910-1969
Newspaper Link: https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn88053005/1918-09-11/ed-1/seq-8
Image provided by: University of Delaware Library, Newark, DE
PDF Link: https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn88053005/1918-09-11/ed-1/seq-8.pdf