Monday, March 9, 2015

Women's History Month On Roosevelt Island, Commemoration Of Women Serving In World War 2 at Brooklyn's Floyd Bennett Field - Presentation At NYPL Tuesday March 10

Image From RIHS

The Roosevelt Island Historical Society (RIHS) invites you to a commemoration of Women's History Month at the Roosevelt Island NY Public Library (RI NYPL) Tuesday, March 10. According to the RI NYPL:
In Commemoration of Women's History Month, The Roosevelt Island Historical Society Presents Serving the Country…. Women in Service During World War II

Learn about the women and the jobs they held at Floyd Bennett Field, Brooklyn, New York, in a presentation by Lincoln Hallowell.

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 at 6:30 p.m.
NYPL Branch, 534 Main Street, Roosevelt Island, NY
This program is free and open to the public.
Sponsored in conjunction with The New York Public Library

Lincoln Hallowell is a National Park Service ranger, who currently works at the Jamaica Bay Unit of Gateway National Recreation Area.  He has been interpreting national park sites since 1994.
The Library of Congress has more on the role of women workers during World War 2.


Islanderx2 said...

Tell the public what they want to hear and then go into executive seesion. Sorry I can't be there, but I would love to hear how well the snow was removed, even with all of the vehicles that were never moved and covered with snow. Such a waste of paper and time for the notices to be placed on each vehicle. The PSD performed as expected, no parking violations issued and no vehicles towed. Even with free parking offered, the typical R Islander thumbed his/her nose to PSD, knowing very well that the impotent force would not enforce any emergency notifications. It certainly wasn't because PSD couldn't patrol, they just couldn't or wouldn't remove themselves from their vehicle seats.