Women of the War: The Hanford Girl

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It's WWII and women are going to work. 

Employed on top-secret government projects women worked as telephone operators, nurses, and waitresses. Some also worked as lab technicians and, of course, secretaries.

Hear their stories as they rose to the occasion - keeping their hair neat, their nails clean, and their typewriters dusted and well oiled!

Presented by storyteller Teresa André

Photo: Hanford Engineer Works, “Sage Sentinel October 20, 1944,” Hanford History Project, accessed November 18, 2023 online.