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Trying to Save a Piece of Rosie the Riveter’s Factory

Posted on 08/5/2013 by | News, Culture, Sights and Sounds | Comments

Bulletin TodayDuring World War II, Rosie the Riveter, her bicep flexed, peered out from a poster and reminded American women filling factory jobs that “We Can Do It!” There was also a real Rosie – Rose Will Monroe, a riveter at a Ford auto factory retooled to build bombers in Ypsilanti, Mich., and the star of a film promoting war bonds. A small Michigan museum is trying to save a corner of Rosie’s factory – the Willow Run Bomber Plant – …