Bitter Fruit: African American Women in World War II

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Illustrations
War Worker, The Crisis, May 1943 ii
Woman Welder, The Crisis, April 1942 34
U.S. Army Major, Opportunity, Winter 1945 38
Army Motor Corps Workers, Opportunity, April 1943 47
Assembly Worker, Opportunity, April 1943 55
War Worker, Opportunity, April 1943 72
Clerical Worker, The Crisis, May 1942 80
An Army Nurse, The Crisis, February 1943 113
U.S. Cadet Nursing Corps Ad, The Crisis, July 1944 116
A WAC, The Crisis, September 1942 21, 6
Canteen Hostess, The Crisis, June 1943 144
U.S. Army Nurses in Australia, The Crisis, April 1944 165
Detroit Riot Pictures, The Crisis, July 1943 194
Riveters, Opportunity, Spring 1945 256
Congresswoman Crystal Bird Fauset, The Crisis, July 1943 260
National Youth Administration Leader Mary McLeod Bethune, The Crisis, October 1942 274
Singer Lena Horne, The Crisis, January 1943 316
Contralto Marian Anderson, The Crisis, October 1943 23, 3
Skater Mabel Fairbanks, Opportunity, Spring 1944 23, 6
Piano Virtuoso and Prodigy Philippa Duke Schuyler, The Crisis, July 1943 330
Singer Etta Moten, The Crisis, May 1943 335
Singer Anne Brown, The Crisis, June 1943 348
Actress Hattie McDaniel, The Crisis, November 1943 361
Bathing Beauty, The Crisis, July 1944 365
Sepia Miss America Contestants, The Crisis, July 1944 368

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Bitter Fruit *
  • Bitter Fruit - African American Women in World War II *
  • Contents *
  • Illustrations xi
  • Acknowledgments xiii
  • A Note on the Text xvii
  • Introduction 1
  • Section I - Woman Welder, the Crisis, April 1942 *
  • War Work 35
  • Section 2 - A Wac, the Crisis, September 1942 *
  • Racism on the Home Front 127
  • Section 3 - Riveters, Opportunity, Spring 1945 *
  • The Double Victory Campaign 257
  • Section 4 - Singer Lena Horne, the Crisis, January 1943 *
  • Popular Culture and the Arts 317
  • Appendix 381
  • Bibliography 383
  • Index to Authors 391
  • Index to Titles 395
  • Credits 399
  • About the Editor 401
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