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Images of "Rosie the Riveter"

1943, J. Howard Miller’s ‘We Can Do It!’ poster for Westinghouse Electric, aimed at boosting morale among the company’s workers in the war effort later associated with ‘Rosie the Riveter’, the wartime
personification of a strong female war production worker. 

"Rosie the Riveter" envisaged as a very strong woman
Illustrator, Norman Rockwell, 1943

The New Yorker re-imagines "Rosie" as a woman of color, 2017

Anna Bland, a burner, is shown at work on the
SS George Washington Carver as it was being rushed to completion in the spring of 1943.

A search of Google Images for "Rosie the Riveter" turns up 1000s of variations,
both historical and contemporary, for this image.


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Suzanne Klinger
University of Washington Tacoma Library
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