Cartersville, Georgia: Rosie the Riveters Tell Their Stories

If you’re anywhere near Cartersville, Georgia, go see
Rosie: Stories from the Homefront,
a documentary film by
Brian S. Armstrong on
August 19, 2011 (7 pm)
Heritage Hall
Georgia Highlands College:

 [Jane] Tucker went to work at the Southeastern Shipyard in Savannah in 1943 along with her sister and mother. Tucker toiled away as a welder where women wore pants and smoked in public, but most importantly they worked.

“We never went back,” she said. “This gave us an opportunity.”

Read “Riveters share war time stories” at the Rome News Tribune online.

About Jennifer Simpson

Writer, marketing consultant, community builder and teacher. Director of DimeStories International, where authors share their 3-minute stories at open mic events and online. Publisher and editor of the I WRITE BECAUSE project. Find out more at
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