‘The Real Story of Rosie the Riveter’ at Auburn Library

by | Feb 25, 2020

Join Amanda Parks, PhD, public historian, museum educator, and historical interpreter specializing in the history of women and gender.

Many of us know about Rosie from her image, but few know the real story of the contributions of the real-life Rosies.  Join Dr. Parks as she traces Rosie’s journey from propaganda poster to feminist icon while uncovering the history of the real life Rosies. The ‘Rosies’ not only inspired that infamous bicep, but their work in wartime industries helped secure an Allied victory World War II.

Dr. Parks currently serves as the Director of Education at the New England Air Museum in Windsor Locks, CT.

WHEN: Thursday February 27th | 6:00 – 7:00pm

WHERE: Auburn Public Library  |  369 Southbridge St.  |  Auburn, MA

Register online or call or visit the Library | www.auburnlibrary.org  |  508.832.7790