Celebrating Our Greatest Generation: African American Women of World War II

/Celebrating Our Greatest Generation: African American Women of World War II
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march, 2020

07mar11:00 amCelebrating Our Greatest Generation: African American Women of World War II

Event Details

Encore screening of critically acclaimed documentary Invisible Warriors: African American Women in World War II – the untold story of 600,000 African American “Rosie the Riveters” who helped win World War II. https://vimeo.com/318224579

Join us as we honoring ALL African American women of World War II: Army Nurse Corps – Rosie the riveters – Women’s Army Corps – SPARS (Coast Guard) WAVES (Navy.) . Guests of honor range
Vivian Bailey, 102, Women’s Army Corps (WAC)
Nancy Leftenant Colon, 99, U.S. Army Nurse Corps
Ruth Wilson, 97, Philadelphia Navy Yard – “Rosie the Riveter”
Susan King, 95, Eastern Aircraft – “Rosie the Riveter”

Keynote Speaker: Rev. Dr. Lorina Marshall-Blake, Pres. Independence Blue Cross Foundation.

Time

(Saturday) 11:00 am

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