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Saturday, November 6, 2010

Rosie the Riveter Honored At Long Beach Veterans Parade Today

 The women featured below were honored as Grand Marshals of the Long Beach Veterans Parade. These women worked in the aircraft factories, shipyards, munitions plants and other businesses during World War II so that the men could serve in the military. They were collectively and affectionately referred to as "Rosie the Riveter: after a song performed by an African American group called the Four Vagabonds.

Councilman Steve Neal of the 9th District hosted the parade and award ceremony.


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