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 NBC Bay Area staff -
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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.
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.
By Barbara Noe Kennedy on www.historynet.com
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The Bay Area port City recalls an era of can-do American spirit.
Abbie Bennett - Connecting Vets
November 13, 2019 - 11:28 AM
The women who would later be characterized by the symbol of "Rosie the Riveter" could receive Congress' highest award if a bill approved by the House today becomes law.
Tatiana Sanchez Sep. 22, 2019 San Francisco Chronicle
Betty Reid Soskin, the National Park Service’s oldest park ranger, is recovering from a stroke, her son announced on Sunday, her 98th birthday.
August 8, 2019 the Richmond Standard
Think you had a busy summer?
Perhaps you haven’t met Rosie’s Girls, a fearless group of 30 sixth, seventh and eighth graders from Richmond and San Pablo.
Just reading through their six-week summer itinerary is exhausting. Four days in Yosemite. Ropes course at Fort Miley. Silk-screening at the Richmond Art Center. Tours of the Mission Science Center, the Chevron Richmond Refinery, the SS Red Oak Victory and the Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historical Park. A Career Day at Kennedy High with more than 30 women who work jobs formerly considered exclusive to men.