Minnesota's Greatest Generation

Home Front

Americans who spent the war on the home front experienced sweeping changes that dramatically impacted daily life.

Learn more about life on the Home Front

Rosie the Riveter

With many of the men off working in the military, factories began hiring women to meet the needs for wartime production.


We’re All in this Together!

Americans were encouraged to do their part to support the war effort in many ways.


“Mail Call, Soldier”

Mail call was often the highlight of the day for American servicemen and women, whether stationed abroad or stateside.