Popular Culture: G.I. and Women's Role Cartoons
The following editorial cartoons related to G.I. life and the changing role of women during the war are from the Civilian Front
newspaper, which collected them from newspapers nationwide.
"Frankly, I think they're overdoing these G.I. haircuts."
"I'm looking forward to the furlough, but I hate to think of eating my wife's cooking again."
"Mother! Just look at what you did to one of our best guest towels!"
"We just settled a little argument about women's ability to turn out ammunition."
(Image and caption source: Various Newspaper Editorial Cartoons, Civilian Front Newspaper, 1942-1943. Folders 5-8, Box 34, Defense Council Records, OSA.)