Rosie Bonavita Hickey, right, set her second speed record in 1944 with riveting partner Susan Esposito, left, at the Eastern Aircraft Division plant in Tarrytown, N.Y.
Rosie Bonavita Hickey, right, set her second speed record in 1944 with riveting partner Susan Esposito, left, at the Eastern Aircraft Division plant in Tarrytown, N.Y. Special to the Packet, Gazette
Rosie Bonavita Hickey, right, set her second speed record in 1944 with riveting partner Susan Esposito, left, at the Eastern Aircraft Division plant in Tarrytown, N.Y. Special to the Packet, Gazette

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