Womanufacturing: Rosie, the Next Generation

Rosie takes a lunch break in Norman Rockwell’s 1943 cover on the Saturday Evening Post. Rockwell is said to have called the model, 19-year old telephone operator Mary Doyle, to apologize for making her so muscular. Howard Miller had created the “We Can Do It” poster in 1942, which Westinghouse used in an internal campaign to boost morale. After WWII, the name and images merged to become a symbol of feminism. (Pictures courtesy of Wikipedia)
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