Past Meetup

History Café: "Rosie the Riveter" Yesterday and Today: WA Women in the Trades

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MOHAI Cafe (Museum of History & Industry)

860 Terry Ave. N · Seattle, WA

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Hear the personal stories of women who have led the way in breaking barriers for female workers in Washington. Women across three generations, including Georgie Kunkel, who worked at the Boeing bomber plant in Chehalis during WWII, will share their experiences and perspectives. Lynne Dodson, Secretary Treasurer of the Washington State Labor Council, will moderate the program, which will also include a presentation of a photographic portrait series of local tradeswomen by Bettina Hansen, Seattle Times staff photographer.

A limited number of FM system and neck loop Assistive Listening Devices are available for this program. To reserve an ALS, please contact the Public Programs Department at [masked]


Join a lively discussion about history on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at MOHAI's South Lake Cafe. Each conversation features a different topic, and invites history enthusiasts to come together and share what you know. Grab a cup of coffee—or glass of wine—and enjoy learning about the past! History Cafe is co-presented with MOHAI, The Seattle Public Library, and