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This girl in a glass house is putting finishing touches on the bombardier nose section of a B-17F navy bomber at Long Beach in California.

This girl in a glass house is putting finishing touches on the bombardier nose section of a navy bomber, Long Beach, Calif. She's one of many capable women workers in the Douglas Aircraft Company plant. photographer: Palmer, Alfred T.

Christina Broom, photographer who documented the suffragettes. Large scale retrospective planned at the Museum of London in Autumn 2015.

Stunning Images By Christina Broom, Britains First Female Press Photographer, Show Suffragettes, Miss Pankhurst, The Grenadier Guards And King Edward

Emmeline Pankhurst being arrested after protesting near Buckingham Palace, London, 22nd May 1914. Emmeline Pankhurst was a British political activist and leader of the British suffragette movement that helped women win the right to vote.

Emmeline Pankhurst being arrested after protesting near Buckingham Palace, London, May Emmeline Pankhurst was a British political activist and leader of the British suffragette movement that helped women win the right to vote.

As a result of the influence of Army Chief of Staff General George C. Marshall, women of color joined the Women’s Army Corps’ 6888th Central Postal Battalion. During World War II, 850 African-American women served overseas, in Birmingham, England, to sort and deliver backed-up mail to millions of soldiers in Europe.

All Who Want to Serve: Charity Adams Early

) Harriet Ida Pickens and Ens. Frances Wills, first Negro Waves to be commissioned. They were members of the final graduating class at Naval Reserve Midshipmen’s School (WR) Northampton, MA.

Riveters at work in Fort Worth, Texas. Photographed by Howard R. Hallem in October 1942.

Women At Work During World War II

Riveters at work on fuselage of Liberator Bomber, Consolidated Aircraft Corp., Fort Worth, Texas This is what the homefront looked like during WWII.

A female riverter at work on a bomber at the Consolidated Aircraft factory in Fort Worth

Golden age of glamour: Incredible colour images from 1940s show perfectly made-up women building B-52 bombers for the war effort

Riveter at work on Consolidated bomber, Consolidated Aircraft Corp. (Howard R. Hollem, Library of Congress) 1942

Rosie the Riveter Too! by Black History Album, via Flickr

Woman is working on a "Vengeance" dive bomber Tennessee, February Reproduction from color slide. Photo by Alfred T. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress

Rosie the Riveter.  My mother, Delana Jensen Close,  worked as a riveter during WWll.

"You were the best man I ever had.

14 Striking Photos Of Women At Work During The First World War

A female retort house worker standing in front of the furnaces at the South Metropolitan Gas Company, Old Kent Road, London in Lewis G P © IWM (Q "Congratulations on working outside the home! Keep on fighting for the rights we deserve!

Generations: September 1938. Mother, wife and child of unemployed coal miner. Marine, West Virginia. 35mm negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the FSA.

Coal Miner's Family photo of the poor family of a Coal Miner, Marine, West Virginia. It was created in 1938 by Marion Post Wolcott. Marion was a photographer noted for her spectacular work in documenting the poverty of the Great Depression.

Fred Garrett, Louis Zamperini. I would highly recommend  reading the book, 'Unbroken', about Louis Zamperini.

Unbroken: Louis Zamperini Life Lessons

New York Times: Louis Zamperini, Olympian, and 'Unbroken' war survivor, dies at

May 31st, 1997 - Rosie Will Monroe, (Rosie the riveter), died at 76.  Rosie the Riveter became most closely associated with another real woman, Rose Will Monroe, who was born in Pulaski County, Kentucky in 1920 and moved to Michigan during World War II. She worked as a riveter at the Willow Run Aircraft Factory in Ypsilanti, Michigan, building B-29 and B-24 bombers for the U.S. Army Air Forces.

Rose Monroe, the riveter whose wartime efforts inspired the famous motivational poster. She worked at the Willow Run Aircraft Factory in Ypsilanti, Michigan, building and bombers for the U. In her she learned to pilot a plane herself.

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