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Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front

National Historical Park - California

Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park is a United States national historical park located in Richmond, California, near San Francisco.

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Official visitor map of Golden Gate National Recreation Area (NRA) in California. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).

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Map of the U.S. National Park System. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).

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Map of the U.S. National Park System with Unified Regions. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).

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Overview Map of the East Bay Regional Park District in California. Published by the East Bay Regional Park District.

https://www.nps.gov/rori/index.htm https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rosie_the_Riveter/World_War_II_Home_Front_National_Historical_Park Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park is a United States national historical park located in Richmond, California, near San Francisco. Explore and honor the efforts and sacrifices of American civilians on the World War II home front. Find out how they lived, worked and got along. Many faces, many stories, many truths weave a complex tapestry of myths and realities from this time of opportunity and loss. Please visit the "Directions and Transportation" link on the main website at http://www.nps.gov/rori/planyourvisit/directions.htm Rosie the Riveter Visitor Education Center The Rosie the Riveter Visitor Education Center is the first place to visit when coming to our park. You will be able to see films, interactive exhibits, programs and find out additional information about the Richmond WWII Home Front historic sites. Directions to the Visitor Education Center from various locations in the San Francisco Bay Area can be obtained on the main website at the listed URL. Once you arrive at the main location, you will need to enter the Historic Ford Assembly Plant complex through the security gate at the North end of the building on Harbour Way South. Rosie the Riveter Visitor Education Center Rosie the Riveter Visitor Education Center Rosie the Riveter Visitor Education Center Historic Ford Building Entrance sign against the historic Ford buidling. Visitor Center entrance sign with historic Ford Building in the background. Rosie the Riveter Visitor Education Center Life Cast figures on display in camping scenario. Life Cast Figures Exhibit. Rosie the Riveter Visitor Education Center Multiple exhibit signage and panels in the visitor education center. Exhibits in the Visitor Education Center. Rosie the Riveter Memorial Modern art memorial structure with historic photos. Sits in park. Rosie the Riveter Memorial. The WWII Home Front Integration of women and minorities into the workforce was initially met with resistance, however, the new opportunities for women and minorities “cracked open” the door to equal rights and would have profound impacts on the Civil Rights and Women’s Movements during the following decades. Two women shipyard workers pose for the camera. Pacific Border Province The Pacific Border straddles the boundaries between several of Earth's moving plates on the western margin of North America. This region is one of the most geologically young and tectonically active in North America. The generally rugged, mountainous landscape of this province provides evidence of ongoing mountain-building. Drakes Estero in Point Reyes National Seashore. NPS photo/Sarah Codde Using Their Voices: Founding Women of National Parks As we commemorate both the centennial of the 19th Amendment and the 104th birthday of the National Park Service, we’re highlighting a few women who harnessed their public voices to protect powerfully important American places. National Park Service Commemoration of the 19th Amendment In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the passing of the 19th Amendment the National Park Service has developed a number of special programs. This includes online content, exhibits, and special events. The National Park Service’s Cultural Resources Geographic Information Systems (CRGIS) announces the release of a story map that highlights some of these programs and provides information for the public to locate and participate. Opening slide of the 19th Amendment NPS Commemoration Story Map Series: Physiographic Provinces Descriptions of the physiographic provinces of the United States, including maps, educational material, and listings of Parks for each. George B. Dorr, founder of Acadia National Park Top Ten Tips For a Summer Visit to Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historical Park One of the Home Front exhibits at the Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historical Park. Life Cast figure of a woman and man. Woman is hanging clothes on a clothes line. Man sits on crate. Terminology and the Mass Incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II Terminology and the Mass Incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II Japanese American man reads newspaper

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