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Belle Alexander: One of the First African Americans to Work at Boeing Aircraft

 

Belle Alexander was  “Rosie the Riveter” and one of first African Americans to work for Boeing Aircraft.

 

Alexander was born and raised in rural Georgia, she left home at age 18 and moved to Atlanta. When the war broke out three years later, she entered a National Youth Association job training program and learned sheet metal work.

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