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'Rosie the Riveter' inspires local rose garden

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'Rosie the Riveter' inspires local rose garden

'Rosie the Riveter' inspires local rose garden

A rose garden was dedicated at the Orems United Methodist Church in honor of local women that inspired Rosie the Riveter

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'Rosie the Riveter' inspires local rose garden

WE'VE ALL HEARD OF ROSIE THERIVETER, A CHARACTER INSPIREDBY WOMEN GOING TO WORK IN THEFACTORIES TO HELP OUT THE WAREFFORT DURING WORLD WAR TWO.DID YOU KNOW THAT WAS INSPIREDBY WOMEN WORKING IN FACTORYSRIGHT HERE IN BALTIMORE?

AROSE GARDEN WAS DEDICATED ATTHE OREMS UNITED METHODISTCHURCH IN MIDDLE RIVER TODAY.THE GLENN L.

MARTIN FACTORY INMIDDLE RIVER HAD MANY WOMENWORKING THERE INCLUDINGMILDRED MCDANIEL'S MOTHER,RUTHY LEADBETTER WHO WORKEDTHERE FOR 27 YEARS.

Sot: Thatwas the happiest time of herlife.

She wore her pants andshe worked the second shiftand my dad worked anothershift.

She was very happythere.

She learned electronicsand blue printing.

It was agood time in her life.MCDANIEL'S MOTHER WAS ACTUALLYA RIVETER IN THE FACTORY.

THEGLEN L MARTIN FACTORY WAS THEFIRST INDUSTRIAL FACTORY TOHIRE WOMEN TO SUPPORT THE WAR.THROUGH SEVERAL MERGERS YOUKNOW IT TODAY AS LOCKHEED




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