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Share The Second World War — was the most widespread, destructive, and consequential conflict in history. The attack on Pearl Harbor in brought the U. The presence of troops, the inflow of refugees, the wartime industries, the dispatch of fleets, and the dissemination of news and propaganda from media outlets, changed New York, giving its customary commercial and creative bustle a military flavor.
Likewise, the landscape of the city acquired a martial air, as defenses in the harbor were bolstered, old forts were updated, and the docks became high security zones.
The exhibition examines the experiences of New Yorkers on the home front and those Womens role in society served. In New York City, workers mobilized to assist in wartime production, from shipbuilding at the Brooklyn Navy Yard to uniform manufacturing at Brooks Brothers. Families grew victory gardens and dealt with the challenges of rationing.
Military training camps sprang up throughout the city, and nightclubs and theaters opened their doors to the droves of servicemen passing through.
Each day in the crowded port a logistical miracle occurred. Installed throughout all floors of the New-York Historical Society, the exhibition features more than images and objects, including artifacts, paintings, maps, photographs, posters, music, radio broadcasts, and thirteen short films made for the exhibit, many featuring interviews with actual participants.
The exhibit, comprised of photographs, posters, and two new short films, focuses on three aspects of the Double V campaign in New York City: Brown carried sketchbooks with him throughout his time on the front.
The sketches seen in this exhibit—a fraction of the art Brown produced during the war— illustrates his experiences and the people and places he encountered.
Small objects from the home front, including jewelry, matchbooks, and games, are on view in cases embedded in the floor.
Six video columns feature a slideshow of images, including battlefront photographs, recruitment posters, patriotic textiles, among others. And the monumental History Showcase exhibit displays wartime uniforms and related posters.
Lowlight Gallery Visualizing Liberty and Democracy: The Four Freedoms, December 14, through January 1, Roosevelt addressed Congress in a State of the Union speech. The president spoke of threatened international security and articulated the hope for a new world order founded upon four essential human freedoms: Yet byonly one-third of the public was familiar with what they were.
The exhibit includes information and objects from staff members who went to war; ephemera and photographs from wartime exhibitions; acquisitions collected during and after the war; and insight into the changes made throughout the museum to adapt to the war.STEM Returners: Enabling STEM professionals to return or transfer.
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The WOMEN’S ART SOCIETY OF MONTREAL was founded in by two Montreal women, Mary Martha Phillips and Mrs. James H. Peck (nee Mary Alice Skelton), with the goal of integrating women into the art world at a time in history when women had few rights and were relegated to other roles. The parent body was incorporated in Toronto in The role of women in society has been greatly overseen in the last few decades but now are coming to a more perspective to people.
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