<b>Women have played key roles in workers' rights movements worldwide for over a century.</b> Images from strikes and protests drive home women's longstanding commitment to equal pay, fair working conditions, and the right to form unions.

Howard Miller’s World War II famous “We Can Do It” propaganda poster (commonly known as the “Rosie the Riveter” poster) is an example of a design whose meaning has become misconstrued over time, as reported by FIDM Graphic Design Student, Sara Berkes.

"There is plenty of room for mediocre men, but no room for mediocre women. Women just need to work harder..." Madeleine Albright

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We Can Do It!" is an American wartime propaganda poster produced by J. Howard Miller in 1943 for Westinghouse Electric as an inspirational image to boost worker morale. Fantastic combination of female strength and beauty!

"We Can Do It" poster by J. Howard Miller (1942).  NOTE: It was a year later, 1943, when Normal Rockwell painted his famous "Rosie the Riveter."

We Can Do It! (Rosie the Riveter)

Rosie the Riveter is on my list for my next tatt. "We Can Do It" poster by J. Howard Miller NOTE: It was a year later, when Normal Rockwell painted his famous "Rosie the Riveter.

Rosie the Riveter, a U.S. cultural icon representing the American women who worked in factories during WWII

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"Rosie the Riveter" was the nation's poster girl for patriotism during World War II. The real Rosie, Rose Will Monroe, worked at the Willow Run plant in Michigan.

Pôsteres para baixar de graça e dar cara nova às paredes da sua casa

Pôsteres para baixar de graça e dar cara nova às paredes da sua casa

Norman Rockwell... the original... "Rosie the Riveter" (1943)

Rosie the Riveter by Norman Rockwell, (An American woman employed in the production of military hardware during WWII. My mother was a Rosie Riveter and worked at the Rock Island Arsenal producing munitions.) Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

An American icon telling women they are strong and not to forget it

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Geraldine Doyle - the woman whose picture inspired the We Can Do It poster ~

Geraldine Hoff Doyle, inspiration for the "We Can Do It!" poster replicates the famous pose shortly before her death

Life magazine cover photo of August 9, 1943 shows steelworker Ann Zarik at work with her torch.

A female steel worker welds a steel plate at the Gary Armor Plate Plant of Carnegie-Illinois Steel Corporation, Gary, Indiana, 1943 ~

Nora is not the ideal woman because she lies to her husband. She lets her husband treat her as if she were a child. She does not think about the consequences of what she does.

Women in Power: Rosie the Riveter

Rosie the Riveter easily ranks among the most famous poster incarnations. This fierce lady inspired American women to contribute to the war effort by working in munitions factories.

Geraldine Doyle, the model for the original Rosie The Riveter poster. Her hair's not up in a kerchief and she's not flexing her muscle here.

Geraldine Hoff Doyle (July 1924 – December is believed to be the real-life model for the World War II era "We Can Do It!" poster, later thought to be an embodiment of the iconic World War II character Rosie the Riveter.

Remember the 'Rosie the Riveter' image pretty much everybody knows? It's not what you might think.

Remember the 'Rosie the Riveter' image pretty much everybody knows? It's not what you might think.

These Photos Show the Inspiring Women Building America Decades After Rosie the Riveter

badass :)  plus, could re-use the menswear button down from my Calvin costume

Geraldine Hoff Doyle Dead: 'Rosie The Riveter' Inspiration Dies At 86

Shop Rosie the Riveter We Can Do It! Vintage WWII Poster created by scenesfromthepast.

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