SENATE RESOLUTION 114--EXPRESSING SUPPORT FOR THE DESIGNATION OF MARCH 21, 2019, AS ``NATIONAL ROSIE THE RIVETER DAY''; Congressional Record Vol. 165, No. 46
(Senate - March 14, 2019)

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SENATE RESOLUTION 114--EXPRESSING SUPPORT FOR THE DESIGNATION OF MARCH 
            21, 2019, AS ``NATIONAL ROSIE THE RIVETER DAY''

  Mr. CASEY (for himself, Mrs. Shaheen, Mrs. Capito, Mr. Coons, and Mr. 
Isakson) submitted the following resolution; which was considered and 
agreed to:

                              S. Res. 114

       Whereas National Rosie the Riveter Day is a collective 
     national effort to raise awareness of the more than 
     18,000,000 women in the civilian labor force during World War 
     II;
       Whereas the people of the United States have chosen to 
     honor women workers who contributed from the home front 
     during World War II;
       Whereas those women left their homes to work or volunteer 
     full-time in factories, farms, shipyards, airplane factories, 
     banks, and other institutions in support of the Armed Forces 
     overseas;
       Whereas those women worked with the United Service 
     Organizations and the American Red Cross, drove trucks, 
     riveted airplane parts, collected critical materials, rolled 
     bandages, and served on rationing boards;
       Whereas it is fitting and proper to recognize and preserve 
     the history and legacy of working women, including volunteer 
     women, during World War II to promote cooperation and 
     fellowship among those women and their descendants;
       Whereas those women and their descendants wish to further 
     the advancement of patriotic ideas, excellence in the 
     workplace, and loyalty to the United States; and
       Whereas March 21, 2019, during Women's History Month, is an 
     appropriate day to designate as ``National Rosie the Riveter 
     Day'': Now, therefore, be it
       Resolved, That the Senate--
       (1) supports the designation of March 21, 2019 as 
     ``National Rosie the Riveter Day''; and
       (2) acknowledges the important role played by women during 
     World War II.

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