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History Café: “Rosie the Riveter” Yesterday and Today

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Washington Women in the Trades

Hear the personal stories of women who have led the way in breaking barriers for female workers in Washington. Women across three generations, including Georgie Kunkel, who worked at the Boeing bomber plant in Chehalis during WWII, will share their experiences and perspectives. Lynne Dodson, Secretary Treasurer of the Washington State Labor Council, will moderate the program, which will also include a presentation of a photographic portrait series of local tradeswomen by Bettina Hansen, Seattle Times staff photographer.

A limited number of FM system and neck loop Assistive Listening Devices are available for this program. To reserve an ALS, please contact the Public Programs Department at programs@mohai.org

Link to MeetUp page: https://www.meetup.com/HistoryCafe/events/238592862/

Location: South Lake Cafe at MOHAI

Cost: Free

JOIN US ON AUGUST 21

Attend Not Your Princess to meet contemporary artists and scholars who resist colonial narratives, shatter stereotypes, and celebrate Native culture.

This free program is part of the Beyond the Frame, a community wide-initiative revisiting the photographs of Edward Curtis and Native American identity, race and resilience, and art and culture. Complimentary childcare provided with registration.

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