Rugged and Beautiful

Year 2005

Creator Emily Sapienza


Story type Radio

Town South Portland

County Cumberland


Behind the story of Rosie the Riveter, there were nearly 4,000 women working at shipyards supporting the war effort. Emily Sapienza speaks to two women who represent the icon of Rosie the Riveter by working at the New England Shipbuilding Corporation, discussing the work they did and how they played important roles in the workforce.

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