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Mother America Always Loved Manufacturing Most

There’s just something about manufacturing. Ask Rosie the Riveter. Ask the computer geeks and artists across America who create “Hacker Space” workshops to help each other invent and fabricate to their imaginations’ content. Yeah, it’s cool to make stuff. The “maker,” whether an inventor or engineer or welder gets a thrill out of performing work that [...]
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Rosie the Riveter bookends

Odd : Boing Boing (5 years ago)

Neatorama is selling these classy Rosie The Riveter Bookends for $24.95/pair. Designed by Chris Collicott, they're fabricated from stone resin. I'd dig a Jackhammer Jill version! Rosie The Riveter Bookends... ... Read Post

'Kazumi Tanaka: Mother and Child Reunion' opens at the Fabric Workshop and Museum

Arts : Artdaily (3 hours ago)

The Fabric Workshop and Museum presents new work by Artist-in-Residence Kazumi Tanaka, a Japanese-American sculptor based in Beacon, New York. Kazumi Tanaka: Mother and Child Reunion opens on Friday, August 1, 2014. This exhibition ... Read Post

For the Strength of Rosie the Riveter: Make It in America

US Politics / Liberal : AlterNet Blogs: Speakeasy (4 years ago)

Rosie the Riveter defiantly rolls up her blue work shirt to show off a brawny bicep. She’s a symbol of American strength. She worked in a manufacturing job, one of millions that constructed the defense machine that won World War II ... Read Post


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