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Rosie the Riveter in Long Beach

Gerrie Schipske

Rosie the Riveter in Long Beach

by Gerrie Schipske

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Published by Arcadia Pub. in Charleston, SC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- California -- Long Beach -- Pictorial works,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- War work -- California -- Long Beach -- Pictorial works,
  • Long Beach (Calif.) -- History -- Pictorial works

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 127)

    StatementGerrie Schipske.
    GenrePictorial works.
    SeriesImages of America
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD810.W7 S288 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination127 p. :
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17006907M
    ISBN 100738525324
    ISBN 109780738525327
    LC Control Number2007940253

    Oct 3, - Explore angieklink's board "Rosie the Riveter" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Rosie the riveter, Ww2 posters and Wwii pins. Rosie the Riveters in living color. Inspectors examine wing parts of C transport planes at the Douglas Aircraft Company plant in Long Beach, California. riveter for : Alex Arbuckle.

      Rosie the Riveter Park In , millions of men were sent overseas to fight in the war and women were encouraged to take on jobs that specifically helped the war effort. Long Beach was home to the navy and the Douglas Aircraft Plane, which used to be one of the biggest employers in the city.   This is a juvenile book in 3rd floor Special Collections. Rosie the Riveter: women working on the home front in World War II Rosie the Riveter in Long Beach by Gerrie Schipske ISBN: Publication Date: Rosie the Riveter Revisited: women, the war, and social change by Sherna Berger Gluck ISBN: Author: Greg Armento.

      Find out the important role women played, both on the home front and overseas. From building war planes to sending home news from overseas, from nursing the injured to training men the skills they'd need as soldiers, the war could not have been won without the help of women. Read about how the attitudes towards women began to change during the war. Affectionately and collectively called Rosie the Riveter after a popular song, thousands of these women came to the U.S. Army financed Douglas Aircraft Plant in Long Beach, the largest wartime plane manufacturer, to help produce an astonishing number of Brand: Arcadia Publishing Inc.


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Rosie the Riveter in Long Beach by Gerrie Schipske Download PDF EPUB FB2

Rosie the Riveter Park. Clark Avenue & Conant Street () ( acres) Information. Inas millions of men were called to military duty, the call was put out by the U.S. government for women to leave their homes and take jobs in defense plants and shipyards to perform the essential work necessary to keep the war effort going stateside.

Rosie the Riveter in Long Beach - Kindle edition by Schipske, Gerrie. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Rosie the Riveter in Long Beach/5(7).

Affectionately and collectively called "Rosie the Riveter" after a popular song, this book is about the thousands of these women came to the U.S. Army-- financed Douglas Aircraft Plant in Long Beach, the largest wartime plane manufacturer, to help produce an astonishing number of the aircraft used in the war.

http:\/\/   Long Beach city councilwoman and author Gerrie Schipske has taught in the Women s Studies Department of California State University, Long Beach.

Many rare images in this evocative look at an extraordinary group of American women came from her research to establish Rosie the Riveter Park in on an acre beside the former Douglas Aircraft Pages: Gerrie Schipske talked about her book Rosie the Riveter in Long Beach, in which she discusses women’s contributions to the World War II effort.

C-SPAN’s Local. New Book on Rosie Arcadia Publishing will be announcing the May 5th publication of “Rosie the Riveter in Long Beach” by Gerrie Schipske. The page book is filled with historical pictures and illustrations and text that captures the history of the women who worked at the Douglas Aircraft Plant in Long Beach, California during World War II.

My father worked in the Long Beach, California Douglas Aircraft plant from the time it opened in until he retired in the 's. I remember hearing many stories about DAC and seeing the plant covered with camouflage during WWII.

The pictures and narrative found in the book "Rosie the Riveter in Long Beach" are special to me/5(7). Long Beach city councilwoman and author Gerrie Schipske has taught in the Women's Studies Department of California State University, Long Beach.

Many rare images in this evocative look at an extraordinary group of American women came from her research to establish Rosie the Riveter Park in on an acre beside the former Douglas Aircraft Brand: ArcadiaPublishing. Rosie the Riveter in Long Beach (Images of America) eBook: Schipske, Gerrie: : Kindle Store/5(7).

Affectionately and collectively called "Rosie the Riveter" after a popular song, thousands of these women came to the U.S. Army-financed Douglas Aircraft Plant in Long Beach, the largest wartime plane manufacturer, to help produce an astonishing number of.

about friends of long beach rosie the riveter park Rosie the Riveter Park, Long Beach, CA Long Beach, California is the site of a acre park dedicated to 5/5.

If you are a bookstore and don’t yet have “Rosie the Riveter in Long Beach” ISBNplease contact Arcardia Publishing by email: [email protected] or by calling to order copies to have on hand for the book signing. A detailed non-fiction book on Rosie the Riveter and women working during the second World War.

Photographs on every few pages allow the reader to see what it was like during this time. Back of the book contains a select list of women wartime jobs, facts and figures on women war workers and a chronological list of important dates/5. And her legend is growing: She was recently honored when Long Beach opened Rosie the Riveter Park next to the site of the former Douglas Aircraft Co.

plant, where women worked during World War : Samantha Schaefer. Get this from a library. Rosie the Riveter in Long Beach. [Gerrie Schipske] -- During World War II, an unprecedented number of womentook jobs at aircraft plants, shipyards, munitions factories, and other concerns across the nation to produce material essential to winning the.

During World War II, an unprecedented number of women took jobs in the defense industry. Thousands of these "Rosie the Riveters" came to the Douglas Aircraft Plant in Long Beach, the largest wartime aircraft : Arcadia Publishing SC.

Affectionately and collectively called Rosie the Riveter after a popular song, thousands of these women came to the U.S. Army financed Douglas Aircraft Plant in Long Beach, the largest wartime plane manufacturer, to help produce an astonishing number of the aircraft used in the : Arcadia Publishing Inc.

Rosie the Riveter is a cultural icon of the United States, representing the women who had to replace men at manufacturing job positions during the World War II. American women had to produce munitions and war supplies, take part in the building of bombers, ships, tanks and take difficult jobs traditionally taken by men.

Rosie the Riveter was the star of a campaign aimed at recruiting female workers for defense industries during World War II. Artist Normal Rockwell's cover image of Rosie, made inbecame. Rockwell’s Rosie the Riveter also draws upon his influential Freedom from Fear and Freedom from Want illustrations, which were used as wartime propaganda to rally support for the war, primarily in the selling of war bonds and stamps, based on Former President Franklin D.

Roosevelt’s Four Freedoms in his State of the Union Address. Affectionately characterized as “Rosie the Riveter,” ab of those women worked in the Douglas Aircraft factory in Long Beach. Last Thursday, 5th District Long Beach Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske presented the history of Rosie the Riveter to an audience of about 35 at the monthly meeting of the Wrigley Area Neighborhood Alliance (WANA).Rosie the Riveter Park.

World War II's "Rosie the Riveter" is honored in this unusual little park. This three-acre outdoor interpretive park is located just steps from the former site of the Douglas Aircraft plant where thousands of "Rosie the Riveters" worked to build aircraft for the on: E.

Conant St., Long Beach, CA. Otto worked untilwhen Boeing closed its Long Beach assembly plant. She was 95 at the time. One of the original Rosie the Riveters, Elinor Otto began building airplanes for Rohr Aircraft in.