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“We Can Do It” and “Rosie the Riveter”

If you watched my segment on the Travel Channel’s “Mysteries at the Museum” (1/2017), here is more information about my position on the issue of the model for the “We Can Do It”. (The poster was renamed “Rosie the Riveter” … Continue reading

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Rosie the Riveter

Recently Liz Lekarczyk asked if I would donate a copy of my book “Rosie the Riveter: Women Working on the Home Front in World War II” for a fundraiser to help Willow Run Rosies in Michigan take back the Guinness … Continue reading

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Rosie the Riveter

Yesterday, May 29, in 1943, Norman Rockwell’s famous painting of a woman riveter that he titled “Rosie” appeared on the cover of “The Saturday Evening Post.” It is also on the cover of my book “Rosie the Riveter: Women Working … Continue reading

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Rosie the Riveter

I was just going through an old file looking for the lyrics for “Rosie the Riveter,” (I’m giving a talk today about my book without my usual AV so I’m going to sing!) and discovered a letter from Jan Berenstain, … Continue reading

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Rosie the Riveter

I had a marvelous time last night speaking about “Rosie the Riveter: Women Working on the Home Front in World War II” to the Wood-Ridge Historical Society in Wood-Ridge, NJ, location of a former Curtiss Wright factory that operated 24/7 … Continue reading

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Rosie The Riveter

This very cool photo shows the signatures of four women war workers–top: “Allie Mae & Kitty” bottom: “Pauline & Lavina”—on the underside of the wing of a fighter plane they helped build in 1943!  And the very cool photo has … Continue reading

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World War II Women

What a thrill! The Maryland Women’s Heritage Center put on a marvelous event on Sat. 9/22/12 –“WWII’s Unsung Heroines”–honoring women who worked as riveters, and served in the Marines, WAC, WAVES, Women Airforce Service Pilots, etc. Linda Linzey and Jeanne … Continue reading

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Rosie the Riveter Statue

Hip, hip hurrah – – another landmark to women, a 6-foot bronze statue of a Rosie the Riveter, created by sculptor John Giannotti. Even after I’ve written a book, in this case Rosie the Riveter: Women Working on the Home … Continue reading

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Rosie the Riveter

August is a busy speaking month with my first event, 8/1, at the Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY, where I gave my multimedia presentation based on my book Rosie the Riveter: Women Working on the Home Front in World War … Continue reading

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Rosie the Riveter

Several months ago the editor of On*Patrol, the Magazine of the USO asked if I would write an article about my book Rosie the Riveter: Women Working on The Home Front in World War II. Yes, of course, I would … Continue reading

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