Green Light for Park Expansion

WWII women shipbuilders in Richmond, CA, Kaiser Shipyards were honored at aceremony on Saturday, October 14, 2000 in a newly created historic parkcommemorating their work.

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October 17, 2000, 3:00 PM PDT

By Abhijeet Chavan @

US House Bill 4063, authored by California Representative George Miller, Jr.and supported by both the House and Senate, sits on President Clinton's deskawaiting his signature. The bill will indemnify the "Rosie the Riveter WorldWar II Home Front National Historic Park" that was ceremoniously opened onSaturday. Hundreds of women in Richmond contributed to the war effort throughtheir work at the shipyard and their lives were forever changed by theexperience.

Thanks to Eileen Whitty

Tuesday, October 17, 2000 in The San Francisco Chronicle


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