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Children's book containing primary sources about the World War II home front. Children's literature is one of the most prominent ways that the World War II victory garden is remembered in the post-World War II era. It provides a safe way for authors…

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Children's fiction about a young girl growing up on the home front during the Second World War. Children's literature is one of the most prominent ways that the World War II victory garden is remembered in the post-World War II era. It provides a…

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Children's picture book about a girl who tends a victory garden in her neighbor's yard because the wife is too sick to work in the garden. Children's literature is one of the most prominent ways that the World War II victory garden is remembered in…

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cover art for an album titled victory garden. This album plays on the nostalgic feelings that surround the World War II victory garden. Again, it does not actually address World War II or gardening, but it provides a reminiscent vibe that it's…

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Band who titled their album Victory Garden. One of the most prominent ways that the memory of the victory garden is carried on is through music. While the music does not specifically talk about WWII victory gardens, there is a song titled "Flowers"…

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Story about a girl named Jennie living during World War II. Grows a victory garden. Children's literature is one of the most prominent ways that the World War II victory garden is remembered in the post-World War II era. It provides a safe way for…

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Michelle Obama working in the white house garden with children. In our current time, government-endorsed gardening has once again become an important political policy. Through the urging of Michelle Obama, the Let's Move! was established. This…

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A young girl's father goes to war and she copes with the stress of him being gone. Children's literature is one of the most prominent ways that the World War II victory garden is remembered in the post-World War II era. It provides a safe way for…

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Man with a pitchfork and Woman holding a basket of vegetables. This image encourages men and women to participate in increasing the food supply. Men and women are invited to take a break during the summer months to fight the war effort on a different…

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Instructional film on how to garden. Propaganda instructional videos told the population what they should be doing to help win the war. This film teaches the population how to properly tend and grow vegetables. It focuses mostly on the children…
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