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  • Keegan Winfield

    Young African American woman employed by the Douglas Aircraft Company in Long Beach, California, 1938. One of thousands of African Americans who moved to California and through the West Coast during World War II to find work in arms and munitions plants. 1938

  • Larry Strawther

    Vintage Headscarves, Long Beach, Douglas Aircraft, Woman, Young Women, Aircraft Company, Rosie The Riveter, Hardwork Women, Wars Ii

  • Ida Heiseldal

    Riveters hard at work on the home front. I am so fascinated with the work women did during World War II.

  • Michelle Thiel

    Dora Miles and Dorothy Johnson working at the Long Beach Plant. "Rosie the Riveter" - WWII propaganda photo USA, women war workers, African-Americans

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The image of the resilient pioneer always makes me simile. My great-great-grandparents moved to America, travelled to California, became terrified that they were going to be killed by American Indians, and proceeded to return to their peasant lives in Northern Italy.