During World War II, many more women went to work, to help with the growing war industry and to free up men to serve in the military. Here are some images of the women sometimes called "Rosie the Riveter."
|Rosie the Riveter||World War II: Grinding Drill Points||Women Welders - 1943||Fair Employment Practices at Work in World War II|
|Shipyard Workers, Beaumont, Texas, 1943||Black and White Together||Working on B-17 Tail Fuselage, 1942||Woman Finishing B-17 Nose, Douglas Aircraft Company, 1942|
|Woman in Wartime Work - 1942||Another Rosie the Riveter||Woman Sewing Parachute Harnesses, 1942||Woman Operating a Machine at an Orange Packing Plant, 1943|