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The Frenchwoman in war-time
The Frenchwoman in war-time
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Summary

Scene depicting French women in war-time. One woman is working in a factory, one is nursing her child, and another woman is hoeing in the field. In the background is an outline of Victory. French women made up over 40 percent of the work force during the war. Over two million were recruited into positions in heavy industry. Films were used for the first time as entertainment at Les Foyers du Soldats for soldiers on leave, and also to keep the homefront abreast of activities of the war in a romantic and humanizing way.
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Date

01/01/1917
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Contributors

Capon, G., artist
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Source

Library of Congress
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