Magazine Cover Gallery

Grade Range: 9-12
Resource Type(s): Reference Materials, Primary Sources
Date Posted: 6/10/2008

Through the use of use of authentic magazine covers, objects from the museum's collections, a timeline and brief video news clips, students will explore the themes of the home front during World War II: the war effort; the ideals that were fought for, the diverse audiences that were targeted, and the varying uses of cover design by different companies. This resource is part of the online exhibition entitled July 1942: United We Stand.

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