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Roles of Women and Minorities in WW1

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Claire Chen

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Roles of Women and Minorities
in WWI By: Claire Chen & Annelie Dahlstein Women Story Time :) Elsie Janis Eugene Bullard Bibliography The End Women at War Nurses Asian-Americans African Americans Minorities Though at first treated like second-class citizens, there were many latinos in the US military WWI was a transformative time for African-American population because of their military contributions and the consequent social changes. Asian-Americans participated in WWI by taking small, minor, and often overlooked jobs. -More than 2285 nurses served overseas.
-At least 388 were honored for bravery and courage during attack.
-25 Died. Women also took other roles like: factory and shipyard workers, sewing bandages and war bonds. Also worked as spies. ELSIE JANIS (1889-1956). - American Actress; Photographed C1915.. Fine Art. Encyclopædia Britannica Image Quest. Web. 17 Jan 2013.

Lloyd, Craig. "Eugene Bullard." New Georgia Encyclopedia. Georgia Humanities Council and the University of Georgia Press., 19 Nov. 2002. Web.

Rosenfeld, Paul, and Culbertson, Amy. "Hispanics in the Military." In Hispanics in the Workplace, edited by Stephen Knouse et al. Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications, 1992.

"Asian and Pacific Islander Americans in the U.S. Navy." Naval History & Heritage. NHHC, n.d. Web. 21 Jan. 2013.

Bryan, Jami. "Fighting for Respect: African-American Soldiers in WWI." - Fighting for Respect: African-American Soldiers in WWI. Army Historical Foundation Publication, n.d. Web. 22 Jan. 2013. Latin Americans Eugune Bullard was the first African-American pilot to fly in World War 1 American actress Elsie Janis entertained both French and English soldiers during the war. Known as "The Sweetheart of the AEF".
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