WAC'S WAVES Rosie the Riveter

Lizzie Cook, Annn Garner Waldrop

- WAC stands for Women's Army Corps

-WAVES stands for women's accept for volunteer Emergency Service

- 350,000 women joined the armed services serving at home and abroad

-Not only were women more efficient than men they made it look easy

-Many people thought it was wrong to let women fight.

-Women in both groups stay away from combat.

-Many men made fun of the women in WAC and WAVES

-Women taught men how to shoot guns.

-Women were the first one in the army besides the nurses

-More than 310,000 women worked in the U.S. Aircraft industry

- Early in the 1943 a popular song called Rosie the Riveter written by Redd Evans and John Loeb,and the name went down in history

-they had a WAVES hospital crops school.

-Rosie worked on the B19 with the rest of the WAVES.

-the original Rosie is Elinor Otto

-Rosie the riveter is a cultural icon of the united states

-Rosie was honorably discharged from the army air corps December 7, 1945

- Rosie stepped up to work on the assembly line after the men went overseas to fight in world war 11

-Rosie represented the American women who worked in factories during the world war 11

-I'm a working person, I guess. I like to work. I like to be around people that work. I like to get up, get out of the house, get something accomplished during the day.

-the Rosie the Riveter is commonly used as a symbol of feminism and women's economic power.

-when women started working at traditional male jobs men got angry and went on strike against the WAC and WAVES

-at the wars end rosie disappeared within days she was gone.