In The News

Check out a variety of press items on the park and our work.  Click the links below to enjoy recent articles and some that contribute to our history.

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.

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

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