Video Lending Library Feature: View of World War II from the Home Front

From the war plants with Rosie the Riveter, to Bob Hope and countless other show business stars entertaining the troops, America Goes to War illuminates the many dark and glorious memories of the Home Front war effort during World War II. Highlighted by music of the times, newsreel footage, and other media of the times, the video reveals how the idea of isolation ended and how vast social, economic and political changes swept the nation. Borrow “America Goes to War” (ID 2222, 300 minutes) from the WGBY Collection at the Springfield Public Library.