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Anna Mae Shellenbarger

Anna Mae was a welder at the Bath Iron Works shipyard in Bath, Maine during WWII, and this is her BIW badge photograph. She was the first woman qualified as an oxyacetylene welder at BIW during the war. She was a real life Rosie the Riveter! Her father and grandfather both worked at Bath Iron Works in the Carpenters Shop, and her son Bruce worked there for 33 years.

To learn more about her story, and that of her husband Doc Savage, as well as details on the tapestry, follow this LINK.

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