Rosie the Riveter

Norman Rockwell created the image 70 years ago when American women joined the ranks of employment during World War II.  Rockwell based his image of Rosie the Riveter on May Doyle, a nineteen year old who worked in a dental office in Arlington, Massachusetts. She worked as a phone operator in the office and probably never held a riveter (and hopefully not a dental drill either).

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