Rosie the Riveter
On December 29, 1940, a year before the United States entered the Second World War, President Franklin Roosevelt declared the United States to be an arsenal of democracy.
When the US did finally enter the war, they faced a serious problem. The population of men who would normally be called upon to work in the factories was now being sent off to war.
The solution to the problem proved to be incredibly simple.
Learn more about Rosie the Riveter and women on the homefront during World War II on this episode of Everything Everywhere Daily.
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