July 6, 2020

Primary Source Spotlight: World War I Hello Girls

Hello Girls

Hello Girls: Topics in Chronicling America timeline and select newspaper articles

Hello Girls articles from The Stars and Stripes

Hello Girls articles from New York newspapers

More Hello Girls historical newspaper coverage

Hello Girls Congressional Gold Medal Act legislation

Women and the War Effort article from Stars and Stripes: The American Soldiers’ Newspaper of World War I, 1918 to 1919

Hello Girls Answer Uncle Sam’s Call Headlines & Heroes blog January 29, 2019

100 Years On, The ‘Hello Girls’ Are Recognized For World War I Heroics NPR, All Things Considered

Women at War: The Hello Girls National WWI Museum and Memorial live video stream from Mar 22, 2018
Elizabeth Cobbs, author of The Hello Girls: America’s First Women Soldiers, in a discussion on the invaluable role these pioneering woman served and their legacy today


  1. Martha Kohl says

    The Montana Historical Society also has a nice feature on Hello Girl Merle Egan Anderson, who was instrumental in the operators finally being recognized as military veterans: http://montanawomenshistory.org/merle-egan-anderson-montanas-hello-girl/

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