Rosie the Riveter: Women Working During World War II



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Anna Lorraine Pantages, accession 193. Saleslady, F.W. Woolworth, Palo Alto, CA Drafting and Blueprint Reading, Hendy Iron Works, Sunnyvale, CA


Armentha Bolles Waldron, accession 293. Riveter, Rohr Aircraft, Chula Vista, CA and Boeing Aircraft, Tacoma, WA


Delana Jensen Close, accession 169. Machinist Second Class, Yuba Manufacturing, Benicia, CA


Donna Jean Harvey, accession 232. Riveter and Radio Installer, United L’heyenne Modification Center, Cheyenne, WY


Elaine Lucile Snider, accession 131. Radio Mechanic, Army Air Base, Kearney, NE and Sioux City, IA


Frieda Loretta Calvano, accession 267. Production, DuPont, NJ and Draftsman, Sperry Gyroscope, Brooklyn, NY


Geraldine Snyder Grisdale, accession 146. Grinder Finisher, Strong Tool Co., Flint, MI and Inspector, A.C. Sparkplug, Flint, MI


Grace F. Ochenski, accession 292. Worked on airplanes, N.A. Woodword, Ferndale , MI and Riveter, Fort Motor, Highland Park, MI


Helen Ann Derusha, accession 307. Riveter, Minter Field, CA and Savings and Commercial Teller, Bank of America, CA


Helyn A. Potter, accession 243. Welder and Riveter, Curtis Wright Aircraft Co., St. Louis, MO


Ida Lemler Roseland, accession 179. Cleaned air bags for airplanes, Consolidated Aircraft, San Diego, CA


Jacqueline F. Nelson, accession 143. Statistical Typist, Ordnance Plant, LaPorte, IN


Jean Dreckman, accession 312. Flask Department, Keyport Naval Torpedo Station, WA


Lois Lettow, accession 161. Sheet Metal Helper, Moore Dry Dock Co., Oakland, CA


Loucille Ramsey Long, accession 227. Sheet Metal Mechanic, U.S. Air Force, Mather Field, Sacramento, CA and Riveter, Boeing Air Plant Factory, San Diego, CA


Lucille E. Sunde, accession 244. Riveter, Todd Shipyard, Seattle, WA


Mary Stockton Brancato, accession 237. Welder, Davis and Westholt Inc., KS


Maxine Ludwig, accession 297. Riveter, Goodyear Aircraft, Akron, OH


Mourine Merrow, accession 321. Riveter, Murray Body, Detroit, MI


Nina May Anderson, accession 148. Riveter and Inspector, Douglas, El Segundo, CA


Rosemary Jarvis Wilkes, accession 348. Laboratory Technician, United States Army, Signal Corps Laboratory, Dallas, TX and Magnolia Petroleum Company, Dallas, TX


Susan Taylor King, accession 415. Aircraft Riveter, Eastern Aircraft – Balto Div. – GMC, Baltimore, MD


Susan E. Page, accession 226. Journeyman Welder, Western Pipe and Steel, CA


Tessie Hickam Wilson, accession 299. Assembler and Power Brake Operator, Consolidated Vultee and Convair, San Diego, CA