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    Jul 22, 2013

    19 Amazing Photos Of Female Riveters During WWII

    Rosie the Riveter ain't got nothing on these girls.

    1. During WWII there was a major shift in gender politics.

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    2. Women were brought into factories to work while their husbands were at war.

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    3. Many worked on weapons and planes for the troops.

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    4. The women worked in groups.

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    5. Made friends...

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    6. And helped their country.

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    7. It was a new frontier for women.

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    8. They flourished in their new positions.

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    9. They took on the responsibility both at home and at work.

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    10. Proving that women had a place in the workplace.

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    11. And even though they spent the day doing manual labor, many women still dressed for work.

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    12. Look at that pattern combo!

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    13. And her hair.

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    14. Where can I get this head wrap?

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    15. These woman changed the place for the modern woman in the world.

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    16. We owe a lot to them.

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    17. So, thank you, riveters.

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    18. For showing that girls can be just as strong as men.

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    19. And look better doing it!

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