The Life and times of Rosie the riveter

United States, 1980

Film
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Chronicles the brief career and sudden eclipse of Rosie the Riveter - symbol of millions of women who worked in the skilled industrial trades during World War Two. The story is told by five ‘Rosies’ who recall their working histories. This is interwoven with archival recruitment footage, stills, posters, ads and music from the period.

Credits

producer/director

Connie Field

production company

Clarity Educational Productions

Language

English

Duration

01:04:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

33356

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Women - Interviews

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industries - United States

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Women - Employment - United States

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Women in war

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → World War, 1939-1945

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → World War, 1939-1945 - Personal narratives, American

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Women - Economic conditions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Women - Employment

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Women - Employment - United States

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

History → History

History → United States - History - 1933-1945

History → Women - History

People → Women - Interviews

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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