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FREE! From Here to Over There: Army Women of WWII

by  Army Women's Museum

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Using
original documents, photographs, and artifacts, this program will explore the lives
and stories of four women from WW2 who answered their nation's call by joining the Women’s Army
Corps, becoming nurses and flying airplanes.

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Length

45 minutes


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons

Minimum participants:

None

Maximum participants:

None


Primary Disciplines

Social Studies/History


Program Delivery Mode

ZoomIP to IP



Booking Information

Program must be booked with at least 7 days notice

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Must notify at least 24 hours in advance.

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Army Women's Museum

Fort Lee, VA
United States

The U.S. Army Women's Museum serves as an educational institution, providing military history training and instruction to soldiers, veterans and the civilian community. The museum is the custodian and repository of artifacts and archival material pertaining to the service of women across all branches and organizations of the U.S. Army from inception to the present day. The museum collects, preserves, manages, interprets and exhibits these unique artifacts as a means to provide training and educational outreach.

Contact:
Tracy Bradford
usawmeducation@gmail.com
8047344327

Program Details

Format

Direct instruction with archival images and historical artifacts.

Objectives

1. Students will understand that millions of men served during World War II and learn the origins of the term “GI Joe.”
2. Students will realize that women went to work in a wide variety of manufacturing jobs in support of the US war effort during World War II.
3. Students will discover that 180,000 women joined the Women’s Army Corps during World War II and served in every major theater of operations.
4. Students will learn that only 10% of the WAC was permitted to be African American that African American WACs overcame hardship and discrimination.
5. Students will understand that thousands of women flew for the Army as Women’s Airforce Service Pilots.
6. Students will discover that thousands of Army nurses served in dangerous conditions around the world.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.11-12.RH.9 -- Integrate information from diverse sources, both primary and secondary, into a coherent understanding of an idea or event, noting discrepancies among sources.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.6.RL.4 -- Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.9-10.RL.1 -- Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.