Aviation, 1951 "Rosie the Riverter" Story { 5 images } Created 30 May 2018

22 original prints taken at the Republic Aviation Corp. in Farmingdale, Long Island which produced F-84 Thunder Jets for the Air Force. The women are welders, riveters, electrical workers, engineers, draftsmen and more. Photos of husband and wife workers; Agnes & Gene Geissinger (former navy pilot). Post War Defense Industry employed many women due to cold war defense build-up.
This Week Magazine-The Herald Tribune, 1951
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