Signed Group Portrait of African American "Rosie the Riveters"

Title

Signed Group Portrait of African American "Rosie the Riveters"

Description

The collection consists of a single black-and-white group portrait of eight (8) female African American Boeing assembly workers. It is likely the women worked at the Boeing Renton facility, circa 1940s.

The women are posed in front of a Boeing B-29 Superfortress and each has signed the photograph with their name: Back row, left to right: Louise Williams, [illegible], Velma Glass Johnson, Florence Thomas; Front row, left to right: Katie Jeffries, Althea Skelton, Ella Mae, Mary Johnson

Date

circa 1940s

Language

English

Rights Holder

The Museum of Flight Archives

Rights

Permission to publish material from The Museum of Flight Collection must be obtained from The Museum of Flight Archives.

Bibliographic Citation

The Museum of Flight Collection

Identifier

2018-00-00-24

Collection Organization

Collection Items

[African-American Rosies with Boeing B-29 Superfortress]
Photographic group portrait of eight African-American female factory workers in front of a Boeing B-29 Superfortress at Boeing's Renton plant, Washington State, circa 1940s. Each woman is identified in the inscriptions. Inscriptions: "Louise…
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