Saturday, November 1, 2014

Boston: Homefront

These photos of Boston during World War II were taken by Leslie Jones.

 Dorothy Lamour in Boston for war bond drive, 1942
 Girls on sun deck, Franklin Square House
[Franklin Square House was a rooming house for women.]
 In their finery, Franklin Square House
 Serviceman's Dance, Franklin Square House
Serviceman's Dance, Franklin Square House

 Signing up for bonds
 United Nations War Relief Cavalcade, 1942
 Victory Garden on garage
 Victory Garden, Franklin Park
 Victory rally
 Woman instructed in soldering
Women cutting cloth for relief for Britain, 1940

Courtesy of the Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones Collection

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