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  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Of Lost Conversations

    Tuesday, May 26, 2015

    Ranger Betty Soskin discusses her experience as a young African American woman during WWII. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Location:
    Visitor Education Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Documentary: Blossoms and Thorns

    Thursday, May 28, 2015

    A docent from the Japanese American Citizen’s League screens the documentary “Blossoms and Thorns”, and shares their experiences in a WWII Japanese American internment camp. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Visitor Education Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Of Lost Conversations

    Thursday, May 28, 2015

    Ranger Betty Soskin discusses her experience as a young African American woman during WWII. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
    Location:
    Visitor Education Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Rails through Richmond

    Friday, May 29, 2015

    Railroads opened the West, including the City of Richmond, western terminus of the Santa Fe. Join a ranger to explore the railroad’s impact on WWII, and vice versa. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Location:
    Visitor Education Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Warbling through the War Years

    Friday, May 29, 2015

    World War II produced popular music from jitterbug to broken hearts, which we'll see and hear through samples from radio, records, and the movies. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    Location:
    Visitor Education Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Bay Trail Walk

    Saturday, May 30, 2015

    Take a one-hour leisurely stroll along the Bay Trail and explore home front history with a park ranger. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Visitor Education Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Of Lost Conversations

    Saturday, May 30, 2015

    Ranger Betty Soskin discusses her experience as a young African American woman during WWII. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Location:
    Visitor Education Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Junior Ranger Fun!

    Saturday, May 30, 2015

    Play some games based on the history of the WWII home front and earn a Junior Ranger badge. More

    Time:
    3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Visitor Education Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Women, Get a War Job!

    Sunday, May 31, 2015

    Learn about the WWII media campaign that called women to “do their part.” Which women were addressed? Which women answered? More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Location:
    Visitor Educaiton Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    The Port Chicago Disaster and Aftermath

    Sunday, May 31, 2015

    What kinds of questions were sailors and civilians asking after 1 million pounds of explosives blew up in Concord in 1944? More

    Time:
    3:00 PM to 3:45 PM
    Location:
    Visitor Education Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Of Lost Conversations

    Tuesday, June 2, 2015

    Ranger Betty Soskin discusses her experience as a young African American woman during WWII. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Location:
    Visitor Education Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Richmond Bus Tour with Ranger Betty Soskin (RESERVATION ONLY)

    Wednesday, June 3, 2015

    Board the bus with ranger Betty Soskin to visit key park sites while reflecting on African American home front experiences. Space is limited, reservations are required: call 510-232-5050 x0 for start time and location. More

    Location:
    Visitor Education Center
    Fees:
    Free (2.5 Hours)
  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    “Of Lost Conversations”: Ranger Talk by Betty Soskin

    Thursday, June 4, 2015

    Ranger Betty Soskin discusses her experience as a young African American woman during WWII. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
    Location:
    Visitor Education Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Blossoms and Thorns

    Thursday, June 4, 2015

    A docent from the Japanese American Citizen’s League screens the documentary “Blossoms and Thorns”, and shares their experiences in a WWII Japanese American internment camp. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Location:
    Visitor Education Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Rosie Meet and Greet!

    Friday, June 5, 2015

    Most Fridays, a group of civilian WWII docents share their stories in an informal setting at the Visitor Center. Here is your chance to ask the experts about life and work on the WWII American Home Front. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 12:00 PM,1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    Location:
    Visitor Education Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Of Lost Conversations

    Tuesday, June 9, 2015

    Ranger Betty Soskin discusses her experience as a young African American woman during WWII. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Location:
    Visitor Education Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    “Of Lost Conversations”: Ranger Talk by Betty Soskin

    Thursday, June 11, 2015

    Ranger Betty Soskin discusses her experience as a young African American woman during WWII. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
    Location:
    Visitor Education Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Blossoms and Thorns

    Thursday, June 11, 2015

    A docent from the Japanese American Citizen’s League screens the documentary “Blossoms and Thorns”, and shares their experiences in a WWII Japanese American internment camp. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Location:
    Visitor Education Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    7th Annula Home Front Film Festival

    Thursday, June 11, 2015

    All films will be shown aboard the historic SS Red Oak Victory. Boarding begins at 6:30 PM. For info and directions to the ship, please call 510-237-2933. More

    Time:
    7:00 PM
    Location:
    SS Red Oak Victory
    Fees:
    $5 Donation
  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Rosie Meet and Greet!

    Friday, June 12, 2015

    Most Fridays, a group of civilian WWII docents share their stories in an informal setting at the Visitor Center. Here is your chance to ask the experts about life and work on the WWII American Home Front. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 12:00 PM,1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    Location:
    Visitor Education Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    “Of Lost Conversations”: Ranger Talk by Betty Soskin

    Saturday, June 13, 2015

    Ranger Betty Soskin discusses her experience as a young African American woman during WWII. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Location:
    Visitor Education Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Women, Get a War Job!

    Sunday, June 14, 2015

    Learn about the WWII media campaign that called women to “do their part.” Which women were addressed? Which women answered? More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Location:
    Visitor Education Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    The Port Chicago Disaster and Aftermath

    Sunday, June 14, 2015

    What kinds of questions were sailors and civilians asking after 1 million pounds of explosives blew up in Concord in 1944? More

    Time:
    3:00 PM to 3:45 PM
    Location:
    Visitor Education Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Of Lost Conversations

    Tuesday, June 16, 2015

    Ranger Betty Soskin discusses her experience as a young African American woman during WWII. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Location:
    Visitor Education Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Richmond Bus Tour with Armand Johnson (RESERVATION ONLY)

    Wednesday, June 17, 2015

    Hop aboard with Ranger Armand Johnson for an overview of the park sites located throughout the City of Richmond. Space is limited, reservations are required: call 510-232-5050 x0 for start time and location. More

    Location:
    Visitor Education Center
    Fees:
    Free (2.5 Hours)
  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Bay Trail Walk

    Wednesday, June 17, 2015

    Take a one hour leisurely stroll along the Bay Trail and explore home front history with a park ranger. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Visitor Education Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    “Of Lost Conversations”: Ranger Talk by Betty Soskin

    Thursday, June 18, 2015

    Ranger Betty Soskin discusses her experience as a young African American woman during WWII. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
    Location:
    Visitor Education Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Blossoms and Thorns

    Thursday, June 18, 2015

    A docent from the Japanese American Citizen’s League screens the documentary “Blossoms and Thorns”, and shares their experiences in a WWII Japanese American internment camp. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Location:
    Visitor Education Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Rosie Meet and Greet!

    Friday, June 19, 2015

    Most Fridays, a group of civilian WWII docents share their stories in an informal setting at the Visitor Center. Here is your chance to ask the experts about life and work on the WWII American Home Front. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 12:00 PM,1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    Location:
    Visitor Education Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    “Of Lost Conversations”: Ranger Talk by Betty Soskin

    Saturday, June 20, 2015

    Ranger Betty Soskin discusses her experience as a young African American woman during WWII. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Location:
    Visitor Education Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Women, Get a War Job!

    Sunday, June 21, 2015

    Learn about the WWII media campaign that called women to “do their part.” Which women were addressed? Which women answered? More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Location:
    Visitor Education Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    The Port Chicago Disaster and Aftermath

    Sunday, June 21, 2015

    What kinds of questions were sailors and civilians asking after 1 million pounds of explosives blew up in Concord in 1944? More

    Time:
    3:00 PM to 3:45 PM
    Location:
    Visitor Education Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park

    Of Lost Conversations

    Tuesday, June 23, 2015

    Ranger Betty Soskin discusses her experience as a young African American woman during WWII. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Location:
    Visitor Education Center
    Fees:
    Free

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