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Rare Color Photographs of Women at Work During WW2

By • Feb 20th, 2013 • Category: History, Latest Posts, Photography

When millions of men joined the armed forces, women had to replace them by taking jobs that previously had been held by men – such as bank teller, shoe salesperson or even aircraft mechanic. Woman started working in factories – this was called the “Rosie the Riveter” phenomenon.These photos had to lure young women into the factories by showing women workers as glamorous and even fashionable.