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Rosie the Riveter

Rosie the Riveter Click on the MEDIA ITEMS below for more information


During WWII thousands of women worked in local industries which had been converted to wartime production. These “Rosie the Riveters” worked the assembly line at Celanese producing material for parachutes, while others “manned” the production of pontoon boats, .50 caliber ammunition, and eight-inch shells at the Kelly-Springfield Tire plant.

From: Work & Wait – Allegany County: The Home Front Years, 1941-1945, , Allegany High School, 2003)


Text - Allegany High School students.

The photograph is of the Kelly-Springfield Tire plant where many women worked during the war. The picture belongs to Al Feldstein and is used with permission.

See also Rosie the Riveter, interviews with Allegany Rosies

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Allegany County

Allegany County (Md.)--Biography; Allegany County (Md.)--Women.

Allegany County, (Md.)

Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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