Learn More About the Home Front

Drawing of soldier with bandaged head & text "Doing all you can, brother?" Buy War Bonds. Photo of woman holding basket of vegetables. Drawing of cartoon face looking at sign that reads
Clockwise from top left: A poster calls on people to buy war bonds; A woman shows off the bounty of a Victory Garden; A Laurel and Hardy comedy movie about air raid wardens; a poster exhorts shoppers to honor price controls.
Despite its large size, this exhibit only scratches the surface of life on the Oregon home front. Researchers are encouraged to look further into the original records from the period that are held at the Oregon State Archives. This section offers suggestions and links ​to these and other resources.