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.

The Call to Help: Seamstress army responds to VVMC’s need for gowns and masks - read the article here.

‘Help Uncle Sam Flatten The Curve!’: Young Artist Creates World War Themed Coronavirus Posters - read the article here.

Special Effects Artist Eddie Yang Is Making the Most Important Masks of His Career - read article here

With personal protection equipment in high demand, women's group takes action - read article here.

Closed due to coronavirus, Easton purse manufacturer switches to making masks, other PPE - read article here

Lafayette’s DIY mask-makers at 1,400 made, 1,200 requests to go - read article here

‘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

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 ConnectingVets.com

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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