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Author Winchell, Meghan K.

Title Good girls, good food, good fun : the story of USO hostesses during World War II / Meghan K. Winchell.

Imprint Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2008.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    940.53082 WIN    Available
Description 255 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Series Gender and American culture
Gender & American culture.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 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.
Subject United Service Organizations (U.S.)
Soldiers -- Recreation -- United States -- History.
World War, 1939-1945 -- War work -- United States.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States.
Women -- United States -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
ISBN 9780807832370 (cloth : alk. paper)
0807832375 (cloth : alk. paper)

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