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Rosie the Riveter   Rosie the Riveter

Join storyteller Lynn Rymarz as she tells the history of the iconic, World War II, Rosie the Riveter poster, told through the character of Geraldine Hoff Doyle, who was known as the poster’s first “We Can Do It” girl.

Hear how American women stepped out of their traditional roles as housewives during WWII to work in defense factories, helping support the war effort.

Using historical photographs, other Rosie the Riveter stories will be shared.

Learn about the story of Millie Werber, a Polish Jewish teenager, who was sent to work in a defense factory in Poland supporting the Nazi war effort. Hear about her life before, during and after the war.


“A beautifully woven story of two women’s lives during World War II.”

— Diana Anastazia, audience member, Friendship Village, Schaumburg, IL

“Lynn Rymarz continues to delight Sun City of Huntley audiences over and over! She brings history alive with her professional, educational and fun-filled presentations. Lynn connects with her audience in a very special way and turns back time right before our eyes. We highly recommend her for any of your programs or events. She is 1st class!”

— Jane Tennant, Special Events Coordinator, Sun City of Huntley, IL

“Just wanted to touch base with you to tell how very much I enjoyed and appreciated your historic story of ‘Rosie the Riveter’ … everyone who attended enjoyed it … how could they not. You are wonderful! You are so talented. I cannot begin to let people here know how you touched everyone … whether they had memory of that era or not.”

— Laurae Gareiss, audience member, Lexington Square Retirement, Lombard, IL

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