riveter


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Synonyms for riveter

a worker who inserts and hammers rivets

a machine for driving rivets

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In that capacity, she joined the planning process for the Rosie the Riveter park site in Richmond, where the population nearly quadrupled to 100,000 during WWII, with workers arriving from across the country to build battleships and manufacture Army Jeeps.
said another, then added: "I knew a man who had such a serious crush on Rosie the Riveter that his wife used to use any excuse to dress up as her.
Riveter started as a means of helping other spouses maintain employment and income through the constant relocation requisite of military life.
I am almost certain he was a riveter on the bridge as were most of the men.
His father, a shipyard riveter also called Con, was the march cook, and Con junior joined the crusade for the final leg of the journey.
During the war years she worked as a "Rosie the Riveter, before marrying Johnny, her older brother Paul's Princeton University roommate, in 1944.
Each was hammered in by hand, and each was a highly skilful and dangerous process where the rivet was heated to red hot, then physically tossed up scaffolding to where it was needed, caught by young boys in leather buckets, then held in place by an assistant before the riveter hammered it home.
She was thrilled to see the painting of 'Rosie the Riveter.
Rosie the Riveter is the image of an independent woman who is in control of her own destiny," the New York Daily News quoted Gladys Beckwith, former director of the Michigan Women's Historical Center and Hall of Fame, as saying.
Posing for our exclusive cover shot today, Amanda Holden recreates the powerful Rosie the Riveter image which resonated so powerfully during World War Two.
Hammer, nails, screwdriver, screws, riveter, and pop rivets
Rosie the Riveter set a trend, and today women have fewer societal problems in traditional men's roles than men in occupations that once seemed reserved for women.
Daniels learned that her grandmother, Rita Hernandez, was a civilian riveter and blueprint reader during World War II, serving on the USS Franklin Roosevelt in the Brooklyn shipyard.
Across the room, 92-year-old Rose Baitman of Thousand Oaks recalled that she almost didn't get the 59-cents-an-hour job at Lockheed, working as a riveter on the B-17 bomber, because they didn't think she was big enough to handle the 15-pound riveting gun.
Just lock the strap in place with a blind rivet, NSN 5320-01-023-2529, using the blind riveter from the organizational maintenance tool kit.