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Beyond the Bicep: The Real Story of Rosie the Riveter

September 13 @ 12:15 pm1:00 pm
| Cost: $4 | Cost for Members: $2

Her image has adorned everything from lunchboxes to lampshades, but what is the real story of Rosie the Riveter? Together we’ll trace her journey from propaganda poster to feminist icon while uncovering the history of the real life Rosies who not only inspired that infamous bicep, but whose work in wartime industries helped secure an Allied victory during World War II.

Presented by Amanda Goodheart Parks, Ph.D.

Tickets available first-come, first-serve on the day of the lecture at the Welcome Center. The audience is invited to bring a lunch to enjoy during the program. Free coffee available. Cookies provided courtesy of Big Y.

Followed by a Members-Only Continuing Conversation

 


Women@Work: Influence and Impact is a city of Springfield-wide collaborative of programs, exhibitions, and gatherings celebrating the power of women

Details

Date:
September 13
Time:
12:15 pm–1:00 pm

Venue

Springfield Museums
21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States

Organizer

Name:
Lectures & Adult Programs
Phone:
413-314-6488
Email:

Cost

Cost:
$4
Cost for Members:
$2