Salado Museum and College Park is hosting an historical exhibit honoring the essential workers of World War II — the women who stepped up to meet the demands of the home front. The exhibit is free and open to the public, July 5 – August 26, Monday-Friday, 10 am-4 pm. Donations to preserving the museum and College Park are appreciated.
The exhibit honors the dedication and sacrifice of the women essential to the American War Effort during World War II featuring Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs), Rosie the Riveters, home front workers and famous aviatrixes Jackie Cochran and Salado’s own Grace Jones. While thousands of men were fighting for their country, the people back home were engaged in an extensive war effort of their own. Among them, the American women who worked in defense industries, joined the military, and completed countless other tasks to move the Allies closer to victory. In many cases, they made these contributions while meeting family obligations at home.