Item Details

Good Girls, Good Food, Good Fun: The Story of USO Hostesses During World War II

Meghan K. Winchell
Format
Book
Published
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2008.
Language
English
Series
Gender and American Culture
Gender & American Culture
ISBN
9780807832370 (cloth : alk. paper), 0807832375 (cloth : alk. paper)
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.
Description
255 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Notes
  • "A Caravan book"--T.p. verso.
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [221]-238) and index.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

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