Items filtered by date: November 2016

By Steve Long March 18, 2020 KEVN

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KEVN-TV)- A Rapid City woman is 102 years old. It's hard to imagine how much has changed in her life that's already spanned more than a century.

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By Julia Ledoux March 16, 2020 ConnectingVets.com

Women could be found in just about every job there was in the United States during World War II -- working as welders, mechanics, pilots and more to fuel the war effort.

Now, bipartisan legislation that would create a memorial in Washington D.C. honoring the contributions of women on the home front during World War II has been introduced in both the Senate and House.

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East County Today March 11, 2020.

In observance of National Women’s History Month, Representatives Mark DeSaulnier (D-CA), Jared Huffman (D-CA), Jackie Speier (D-CA), and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) introduced a resolution to recognize March 21, 2020, as ‘National Rosie the Riveter Day’ to honor the millions of women who supported the war effort on the home front during World War II.

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Rosalind P. Walter was considered the first 'Rosie the Riveter' and inspired the 1942 song "Rosie the Riveter" by Redd Evans and John Jacob Loeb. To learn more about her time on the assembly line during WWII, click here.
Article written by Joseph Berger on March 4, 2020 for The New York Times.
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By Frank Mallicoat February 21, 2020 KTVU FOX 2

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By John Kawamoto February 12, 2020 East Bay Times

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January 28, 2020 The Richmond Standard 

Calling all future Rosie the Riveters! Registration has opened for the annual Rosie’s Girls Summer Camp in Richmond, offered to local girls entering the 7th, 8th or 9th grades.

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The nation's oldest national park ranger returned to work this week at the Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park in Richmond after a five-month absence.

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January 14, 2020 The Richmond Standard 

Five months after suffering a stroke, resilient National Park Services (NPS) ranger, author, and civil rights activist Betty Reid Soskin is set to return to work at the Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park, although in a more limited capacity than before her illness.

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The Bay Area port City recalls an era of can-do American spirit.

I stroll alongside the SS Red Oak Victory, a World War II ammunition vessel being restored in California’s Richmond harbor, trying to wrap my head around its history, what it represents. Its great hull towers above me, with giant welded plates measuring 455 feet in length. It is the last surviving Victory ship built in Richmond’s shipyard during the war, one of 747 ships of all types manufactured here between 1940 and 1945 at top speed—in its case, 88 days from start to finish. Indeed, Richmond sent more ships to the world’s wartime theaters than any other shipyard in America.
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Rosie the Riveter Trust (ID # 94-3335350) — PO Box 71126, Richmond, CA 94807-1126 — (510) 507-2276

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