The Resource The Hello Girls : America's first women soldiers, Elizabeth Cobbs, (electronic resource)

The Hello Girls : America's first women soldiers, Elizabeth Cobbs, (electronic resource)

Label
The Hello Girls : America's first women soldiers
Title
The Hello Girls
Title remainder
America's first women soldiers
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Cobbs
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Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is the story of how America's first women soldiers helped win World War I, earned the vote, and fought the U.S. Army. In 1918, the U.S. Army Signal Corps sent 223 women to France. They were masters of the latest technology: the telephone switchboard. General John Pershing, commander of the American Expeditionary Forces, demanded female "wire experts" when he discovered that inexperienced doughboys were unable to keep him connected with troops under fire. Without communications for even an hour, the army would collapse. While suffragettes picketed the White House and President Woodrow Wilson struggled to persuade a segregationist Congress to give women of all races the vote, these competent and courageous young women swore the Army oath. Elizabeth Cobbs reveals the challenges they faced in a war zone where male soldiers welcomed, resented, wooed, mocked, saluted, and ultimately celebrated them. The army discharged the last Hello Girls in 1920. When the operators sailed home, the army unexpectedly dismissed them without veterans' benefits. They began a sixty-year battle that a handful of survivors carried to triumph in 1979. With the help of the National Organization for Women, Senator Barry Goldwater, and a crusading Seattle attorney, they triumphed over the U.S. Army
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
RECBC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cobbs Hoffman, Elizabeth
Dewey number
940.4/173082
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
D639.T4
LC item number
C63 2017ab
Literary text for sound recordings
history
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not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Susan Ericksen
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ericksen, Susan
  • Tantor Media
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • HISTORY / General
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Telephone operators
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Women soldiers
  • Women veterans
  • Women soldiers
  • Sex discrimination against women
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Women
  • History
  • HISTORY / Europe / Western
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Label
The Hello Girls : America's first women soldiers, Elizabeth Cobbs, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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Downloadable audio file
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unknown
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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not applicable
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (12 hr., 03 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781541476073
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not applicable
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not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
4c6b7810-d2e8-4a89-8e9c-edd42a166f05
Publisher number
Z100123988
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
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other
System control number
(OCoLC)993530688
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not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The Hello Girls : America's first women soldiers, Elizabeth Cobbs, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
Downloadable audio file
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (12 hr., 03 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781541476073
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
4c6b7810-d2e8-4a89-8e9c-edd42a166f05
Publisher number
Z100123988
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)993530688
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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