Rosie the Riveter

Jacquie Cadorette
March 05, 2020 - 9:35 am
Rosalind P. Walter, the first “Rosie the Riveter,” has passed away at the age of 95. She died at her home in Manhattan, according to friend Richard Somerset-Ward.
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Gregory Cooke.
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Antionette Lee
February 28, 2020 - 6:00 am
Gregory Cooke has been on a mission to get 600,000 African American women recognized for their contributions during World War II for more than a decade now. Read more here.
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Mae Krier
Andrew Kramer | KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
June 23, 2019 - 4:00 am
BRISTOL, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Ninety-three-year-old Mae Krier received a standing ovation when her name was announced at the Bristol Township Municipal Building Thursday night. She was presented with a Commendation for all she accomplished as an original "Rosie the Riveter." "It's flattering,"...
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June Robbins
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June 07, 2019 - 5:00 am
By Charlotte Reese PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — By now, you know the story of Rosie the Riveter. But more than half of "Rosies" providing a helping hand to the war effort were actually not riveters. Nearly 70 years later, they want modern women to know their stories. "We've come a long way, baby...
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