Planning the Home Front is the companion website to the book by the same name and is produced by the book’s author, Sarah Jo Peterson.

The website provides additional information about the book and, as the website develops, the American World War II home front, and the history of urban planning, the development of suburbia, and southeastern Michigan during the middle decades of the 20th century.

Disclaimer: The views expressed on this website are the author’s alone.

Planning the Home Front Live! Sarah Jo Peterson welcomes opportunities to give illustrated presentations or book talks. In addition to telling the story of Willow Run, presentation topics include housing and suburbia in the 1940s, mobilizing the American home front, and participatory planning and community activism during World War II. Material can be tailored for scholarly, professional, and general audiences and youth programs.

Contact Sarah Jo Peterson: sjpeterson23@gmail.com