ROSIE THE RIVETER featuring Mary Ann Jung at Friendship Terrace

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Date(s) - August 11, 2013
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Seabury at Friendship Terrace

Contact Info:
202-244-7400 [email protected]

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During World War II, women joined the U.S. workforce by the millions to replace the men who’d gone off to fight. Learn the fascinating story of Rosie the Riveter through Rose Leigh Monroe, as portrayed by acclaimed actress Mary Ann Jung, as she worked at Willow Run, the largest factory in the world, located in Michigan.  Join in the fun as you meet or maybe even play Charles Lindbergh, Walter Pidgeon, and Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, all of whom toured Willow Run. Discover which came first-the Rosie posters, song, or the real women who sacrificed and worked in factories to help America win the war. All who attend are in for an unforgettable experience as Mary Ann Jung presents “Rosie the Riveter,” Sunday, August 11th at 3:00 PM at Friendship Terrace.  Admission is free and open to all. For more information call Friendship Terrace, at 202-244-7400.  Seabury at Friendship Terrace Retirement Community is located at 4201 Butterworth Place, NW in Washington, DC, just two blocks from the Tenleytown Metro Station.  Friendship Terrace provides 180 affordable, independent living apartments for active seniors.