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Women’s Work in WWII

August 6th, 2013 -

Patterson Library, 1167 Rte. 311 Patterson. John Cilio, author of the book Women’s Work in WWII: Millions of working women breakdown the barriers of gender discrimination, shares anecdotes and research of the millions of women who joined the workforce to fill the jobs left by men called to war during WWII.  Hear their fascinating stories of how they suddenly gained respect and validation in the workplace and successfully kept businesses and their homes running, only to face discrimination and inequality when the war ended; prompting a major movement to bring issues for equality in the workplace before Congress. Registration preferred, walk-ins welcome if space allows. To register or for more information, visit online or call 845-878-6121 x 10. Free program.