Bo's'n's Whistle: Representing “Rosie the Riveter” on the Job

  title={Bo's'n's Whistle: Representing “Rosie the Riveter” on the Job},
  author={Jane Marcellus},
  journal={American Journalism},
  pages={108 - 83}
Abstract When the United States entered World War II, industrialist Henry J. Kaiser built three large shipyards on the Columbia River at Portland, Oregon, and nearby Vancouver, Washington. Like similar plants across America, the Kaiser shipyards employed a high number of female workers—collectively known as “Rosie the Riveter.” Kaiser also published a magazine for shipyard workers, Bo's'n's Whistle— an early example of an in-house employee publication. This article looks at the portrayal of… 
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