Detroit and the Arsenal of Democracy
Detroit answered President Roosevelt's 1940 call for America to become the "arsenal of democracy," manufacturing about 30 percent of all war material made in the United States. With the men away, women filled positions including and surpassing riveting and manufacturing. Hear the story of Detroit's and women's pivotal role in the Allied victory from Bailey Sisoy Isgro, author of Rosie, A Detroit Herstory.
- Monday, September 24, 2018
- 7:00pm - 8:30pm
- Caroline Kennedy Library