“First woman to fill the man-sized job…”

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“First woman to fill the man-sized job…”

So reads the newspaper article, above, about Janice DeLatour Reesor. In 1943, Janice was the first woman hired to operate a 70-ton electric crane at the U.S. Naval Ordnance Plant in Pocatello, Idaho.

Courtesy of Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historic Park site  and Facebook page.

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