Soldiers Without Guns: Women Defense Workers of WWII

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Date(s) - 10/02/2017
3:30 pm

Location
Ocean County Library, Island Heights Branch

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The setting: It is 1943 and your organization is hosting a meeting to promote “war work” for women. Hear a testimonial from Rosie Niemiec (historical interpreter Stacy Flora Roth), a housewife who decided to do her bit for the war effort (and surprise her husband) by taking a job as a welder in a shipyard. This unique presentation features a character monologue, a display of period artifacts and ephemera, a discussion of women’s participation on the Homefront, and an invitation to the audience to share memories, memorabilia, and personal and family stories of the Second World War.

Stacy Roth
History on the Hoof

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