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Author Archives: Jennifer Simpson
I’m always on the lookout for Rosies, and this article comes from West Virginia, featuring Dot May (read below). For women working on the home front during World War II it was more about getting a good job than it was … Continue reading
The only time I’ve ever found myself wanting to be in Glendale Arizona (not offense to the fine folks of Arizona, but it’s a bit too hot for me during most of the summer) is NOW … well June 16-18 or … Continue reading
October 24, 201-5-2,096 women and girls came together dressed as Rosie the Riveters to raise awareness for the Save the Willow Run Bomber Plant campaign in Ypsilanti Michigan. They came from sixteen states, some from Canada, and there were even … Continue reading
Here’s one place to find a whole lotta Rosies! Congratulations to the folks at the Rosie the Riveter Trust for smashing the Guinness Record for most people dressed up as Rosie the Riveter in one place! Over 1,000 Rosies gathered … Continue reading
Helen Filak was one of the many Rosie the Riveters who worked in factories during World War II. Just out of high school, she worked as a welder at American Bridge in Pittsburgh for $1.20 an hour in 1943. “We were … Continue reading
When I was giggly six-year-old towhead living in San Diego, I didn’t just love Batgirl, I wanted to BE Batgirl. My friends and I would watch the Batman t.v. show–already in reruns–after school. We’d wear make-shift capes made from towels … Continue reading
“No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.” ~ Title IX … Continue reading
The media keeps telling us that skilled workers are hard to find so it must be true. In this article, “Can’t find skilled workers? Try this American strategy from World War II” operations strategist Rebecca Morgan suggest that corporations implement … Continue reading
For the last week or so I’ve been reading oral history transcripts from Rosie the Riveters, listening to oral histories of Rosie the Riveters, and watching Bomb Girls on Netflix. And I’ve been reading about those women too: The Girls … Continue reading