Redwood National & State Parks (established in 1968) ~ located along the coast of northern California. The National Park, along with 3 state parks, together, protect 45% of all remaining coast redwood (Sequoia sempervirens) old-growth forests, totaling at least 38,982 acres. In addition to the redwood forests, the parks preserve other indigenous flora, fauna, grassland prairie, portions of rivers & other streams, and 37 miles of pristine coastline.
"Geraldine Hoff Doyle smiles and poses for a photo with the WWII Rosie the Riveter poster that was made with her likeness." "Geraldine Doyle, who as a 17-year-old factory worker became the inspiration for a popular World War II recruitment poster that evoked female power and independence under the slogan “We Can Do It!,” died Dec. 26 2010 in Michigan. She was 86."