Rosie the Riveter National Monument

Unfinished History

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During a Shaping San Francisco Public Talk on Storytelling and Memory Keepers, artist Susan Schwartzenberg describes the development and creation of the "Rosie The Riveter" national monument in Richmond, California.

Video: Shaping San Francisco

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Main explanatory plaque.

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One of many images at the Rosie the Riveter National Monument in Richmond, California, showcasing the vital role of women workers in the mobilization of World War II.

Photo: Chris Carlsson

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Resembling elements of a Liberty Ship, and placed in the middle of a 700' long path that emulates the actual size of a Liberty Ship, this sculpture holds a number of images and oral histories.

Photo: Chris Carlsson

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View down the full length of the installation.

Photo: Chris Carlsson