After America joined World War II in 1942, millions of women joined the workforce as part of the Home Front effort. Styles, attitudes, sexual mores – the works – changed as a result.
In this United States Office of Education training film, male bosses are given tips on treating their female workers right.
Younger supervisor: Women scare me – at least they do in the factory.
Older, avuncular supervisor: Well maybe the women are scared too, Joe. Let’s see…