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Rosie the Riveters talk history and Mother’s Day


The Dominion Post


Ella King, the Rosie -the-Riveter mom of Ella King.

— Ella King was 57 years old when she learned how to muscle a rivet gun in World War II.

Her daughter, Anna Hess still marvels at the confidence and work ethic displayed by her Rosie -the-Riveter mom on the home front.

“Well, that was just her,” Hess said, recently. “She handled things. She got things done. She kept things straight.”

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