"Rosie the Riveter" began.  Women had to go to work because all the men were gone to war.

"Rosie the Riveter" began. Women had to go to work because all the men were gone to war.

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Production aides Ruby Reed and Merle Judd work in cramped quarters at  Grumman Aircraft during World War II.  Nineteen million women went to  work to fill out the home front labor force during the war, including 3  million “Rosie the Riveters” in nontraditional industrial jobs.

Production aides Ruby Reed and Merle Judd work in cramped quarters at Grumman Aircraft during World War II. Nineteen million women went to work to fill out the home front labor force during the war, including 3 million “Rosie the Riveters” in nontraditional industrial jobs.

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Rosie the Riveter Poster - “We Can Do It!” 1942
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When Naomi Parker-Fraley first saw the iconic poster, she recalls, “I did think it looked like me, but nobody ever mentioned it”

When Naomi Parker-Fraley first saw the iconic poster, she recalls, “I did think it looked like me, but nobody ever mentioned it”

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history These look to be 81mm mortar munitions for WW2. Cathy's dad was in the Battle of the Bulge and was on a Mortar team

history These look to be 81mm mortar munitions for WW2. Cathy's dad was in the Battle of the Bulge and was on a Mortar team

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Marilyn Monroe, before she became a Hollywood star, appeared on the cover of "Yank" magazine while working in a Burbank, Ca., airplane factory. August, 1945.

Marilyn Monroe, before she became a Hollywood star, appeared on the cover of "Yank" magazine while working in a Burbank, Ca., airplane factory. August, 1945.

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Mexican American women workers on the Southern Pacific Railroad during WW II.

Mexican American women workers on the Southern Pacific Railroad during WW II.

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an american 'rosie the riveter' hard at work on an airplane, 1940's ... my mother did this and my father was training as a gunner on the same type of planes she was building

an american 'rosie the riveter' hard at work on an airplane, 1940's ... my mother did this and my father was training as a gunner on the same type of planes she was building

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