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RICHMOND -- There's a World Guinness Record for many things: Heaviest item lifted with glue (16 tons); most apples bobbed in one minute by a group of six (361); highest numbers of fingers and toes (28).

On Saturday, Richmond again became the home of a world record -- the highest number of people dressed as Rosie the Riveter to gather in one place.

Thousands of women donning red bandannas and dark blue overalls gathered in Richmond, California, on Saturday to break the Guinness World Record for the largest gathering of people dressed as Rosie the Riveter.

RICHMOND (KPIX) — A sea of red, white and blue filled a waterfront pavilion in Richmond Saturday as hundreds of ‘Rosies’ tried to break a world record.

More details have been released regarding the highly-anticipated effort in Richmond this Saturday to recapture the Guinness World Record by gathering at least 5,000 Rosie the Riveter lookalikes at Craneway Pavilion.

At age 94, Betty Reid Soskin is a powerful voice for helping people process history while protecting historic spaces for future generations.

On Aug. 13, Richmond hopes to reclaim the Guinness World Record for largest ever gathering of Rosie the Riveter lookalikes, after a group in Michigan stole the title last year in what has shaped out to be a rather productive friendly rivalry.

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