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.

A 94-year-old San Francisco Bay area U.S. park ranger says she has been asked to light the National Christmas tree at the White House.

Betty Reid Soskin — the famous park ranger at the Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park in Richmond — has been invited to introduce President Barack Obama at the National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Dec. 3.

“The minute people hear her story, they want more. She speaks from the heart, and nothing can be more powerful.”

RICHMOND -- A little-known aspect of the life of first lady Eleanor Roosevelt will be the topic of a free talk at 11 a.m. Nov. 7 at the Rosie the Riveter Visitor Education Center, 1414 Harbour Way South in Richmond.

San Francisco playwright and actor Terry Baum gathered quite a bit of information while researching a play entitled “HICK: A Love Story — the Romance of Lenora Hickock & Eleanor Roosevelt.”


dinner collagePhotos by Ellen Gailing. Design by Jan Brown of Spokewise.



On Saturday, April 9th, over 200 wonderful people gather for Rosie the Riveter Trust’s 2016 Annual Benefit Dinner event, Discover Rosie Everywhere! We are so grateful to our generous donors and sponsors, who helped us raise over $100,000 to support the programs of the Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historical Park!

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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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