Items filtered by date: February 2020

‘Keep them safe!’: World War II-inspired posters remind you to stay inside and wash your hands - read article here.

Everyday people become local heroes in battle against pandemic - read article here

Buffalo Sewists Join the Fight - read article here

Inspired by World War II icon, Cherokee girls join 'war' effort - read article here

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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

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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Rosie the Riveter Trust (ID # 94-3335350) — PO Box 71126, Richmond, CA 94807-1126 — (510) 507-2276

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