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Los Angeles Exhibit Proves ‘Rosies’ Still Rivet

They served on the home front during World War II, building tanks, ships and airplanes or assembling munitions. Their work was celebrated in photographs and posters, and songs like this one from the group The Four Vagabonds in 1943: All the day long, whether rain or shine, she is a part of the assembly line. She is making history, working for victory, Rosie the Riveter ... That was the name by which female factory workers collectively were known, based on a popular magazine...

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