Colorado Fuel and Iron: Culture and Industry in Southern Colorado

Sally Thompson

When the War began, young women such as Helen “Sally” Thompson who were already employed as office clerks or secretaries joined one of the women’s branches of the armed services. From 1941-1945, CF&I reported 18 women actually leaving service with the company to join the war effort in various positions. In contrast, there were 2,629 men who left CF&I service for the War. The majority of them returned to the company payroll as veterans. Thompson joined the WAACS, (Women Army Auxiliary Corps.)

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