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.

"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.

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

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Rosie the Riveter Halloween Costume - love this, denim shirt and jeans instead of jumpsuit - I have all this junk!

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.

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Female trainees at Middletown, PA, 1944. The Middletown Air Service Command stockpiled parts and overhauled military airplanes. During WWII, Middletown’s workforce grew from 500 to more than 18,000, nearly half of them women.

Female trainees at Middletown, PA, The Middletown Air Service Command stockpiled parts and overhauled military airplanes. During WWII, Middletown’s workforce grew from 500 to more than nearly half of them women.

Mexican American women workers on the Southern Pacific Railroad during WW II.

Mexican American women workers on the Southern Pacific Railroad during WW II. Photo courtesy of The Pop History Dig Online.

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

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

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