On-Site and Traveling Exhibition—Learn About Women's Lives During World War II

Rosie the Riveter

Rosie the Riveter: From Symbol to Reality

Rosie the Riveter is the iconic symbol of women's involvement in World War II. She is one part of a larger story about the many ways women contributed to and were affected by war. World War II changed the everyday social, cultural, and economic realities of life in the United States, especially for women. Beyond Rosie: Women in World War II explores the lives of women in World War II.

Beyond Rosie is accompanied by a teacher's guide that illuminates the topics addressed in this exhibit. This curriculum is suitable for Grades 5-12 and meets the Georgia Performance Standards.

An in-depth exploration of the diverse experiences of American women in World War II.


Download, print, and distribute this self-guide to allow your students to explore and think critically about the exhibit at their own pace. Students may also work through the self-guide in pairs.





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