Category Archives: Rosie the Riveter History

Today in Rosie the Riveter History: May 29

The Saturday Evening Post published the cover featuring a female riveter in 1943.  The name on her lunchbox says “Rosie.” From “Rosie the Riveter” by Marcy Kennedy Knight at  the Saturday Evening Post: Mary was a 19-year-old phone operator in … Continue reading

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Rosie’s Enduring Legacy?

When you begin writing about something like Rosie the Riveter friends start sending you everything they find that has to do with Rosie….  Today’s link from a friend was from the Ford Motor Company–a paid slide show post on the … Continue reading

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Researching Rosies: You Never Know What You’ll Find

I’ve begun to research Rosies, starting with the original Rosie the Riveters to have an  understanding of the history from which our “New Rosies” come. I’ve accessed the Oral Histories of many Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front Oral History Project … Continue reading

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