Did you know?

Hello Everyone!

Have you heard of “Rosie the Riveter”?
I would think it would depend on your age group.

This is a more modern clip art. Show those great tats Rosie. (tats short for tattoo, in case you didn’t know).

Art work by Norman Rockwell Fine Art America
Metal print by Everett Fine Art America

  • According to different articles there were 310,000 women in the U. S. aircraft industry.
  • More than 310,000 women worked in the U.S. aircraft industry in 1943, making up 65 percent of the industry’s total workforce (compared to just 1 percent in the pre-war years). The munitions industry also heavily recruited women workers, as illustrated by the U.S. government’s Rosie the Riveter propaganda campaign.
  • Did you know? Though women who entered the workforce during World War II were crucial to the war effort, their pay continued to lag far behind their male counterparts: Female workers rarely earned more than 50 percent of male wages.

Picture was found in article from TodayinHistory.blog

  • I read the article from History.com.
  • I learned a lot,
  • Information is great,
  • There is a lot I was never aware of, even though I was born in 1946.
  • History.com

Women in other countries were also involved in WWII. According to Wikipedia article “Women in World War II” took on different roles.

Have a great day! Hope

Rosie the Riveter metal print by Rea Irving. Fine Art America.

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