New York State Archives, NYSA_A3167-78A_B2_F6_01
Photograph of a group of women from a local branch of the National Women's Liberty Loan Committee, an organization created in 1917 in cooperation with the War Loan Organization. The Women's Liberty Loan Committee sold Liberty bonds and also worked to enlist other women sellers, World War I, c. 1917.
What do you think is the social and economic status of these women?
What was the purpose of the Women’s Liberty Loan Committee?
How much money was raised through the Liberty Loan Program?
How was the purchase of a Liberty Loan a guaranteed investment?
How has the role of women during war changed in the United States? How has the position of women in American society contributed to those changes?
Art: Design a poster for the Women’s Liberty Loan Committee advertising the availability and purpose of the Liberty Loan.
Math: If a person invested $2300.00 in Liberty Loans during World War I, how much interest would that person receive on their investment over the course of 4 years?