The American Rosie Movement

A SMALL SCHOOL IS A MODEL FOR A NEW KIND OF NATIONAL MOVEMENT

A SMALL SCHOOL IS A MODEL FOR A NEW KIND OF NATIONAL MOVEMENT CHARLESTON, WV (JUNE 16, 2022).   Thanks! Plain and Simple, Inc. ™ (“Thanks!”), a nonprofit organization has been awarded a grant by the West Virginia Humanities Council to name a school room “The Rosie the Riveter Room” in Gilmer County, West Virginia.  …

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Our “Buddie”

            November 17, 2021 Yesterday was the end of an era with our Rosies. “Buddie” Curnutte, whose character and personality helped to shape the American Rosie Movement, was buried after a ceremony in this modest, sincere church within walking distance of her home in a small town near Charleston, WV. …

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Ruth Edward’s 99th birthday

Ruth Edwards celebrated her 99th birthday recently. The team at the American Rosie Movement wanted to share some of the pictures and videos of the event and also wanted to wish Ruth, happy birthday. We love you Ruth! You can read more about Ruth’s life here: https://thanksplainandsimple.org/rosies

Washington Celebrated as Model Rosie City for Helping to Find Vanishing American Treasures

A red carpet was rolled out for two American treasures on September 3 in Washington, DC.  At the National Museum of the U.S. Navy, two fascinating ladies showed a diverse audience that It is possible for people to pull together. The treasures were Hilda McDougald and Evangeline (“Vangie”) Parades who worked for defense during World …

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