"Rosie the Riveter" Poster, 1943 | 12 Powerful Images Of Women In The Labor Movement

Corset Workers' Strike, 1937

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

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

"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)

"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."

In 1942, Pittsburgh artist J. Howard Miller was hired by the Westinghouse Company’s War Production Coordinating Committee to create a series of posters for the war effort.  One of these posters became the famous “We Can Do It!” image  — an image that in later years would also become “Rosie the Riveter,” though not intended at its creation.  Miller based his “We Can Do It!” poster on a United Press photograph taken of Michigan factory worker Geraldine Doyle.

In 1942, Pittsburgh artist J. Howard Miller was hired by the Westinghouse Company’s War Production Coordinating Committee to create a series of posters for the war effort. One of these posters became the famous “We Can Do It!” image — an image that in later years would also become “Rosie the Riveter,” though not intended at its creation. Miller based his “We Can Do It!” poster on a United Press photograph taken of Michigan factory worker Geraldine Doyle.

Rosie the Rivoter... perhaps the most famous of the war propaganda props aside from Uncle Sam, although nobody really knows her name as well.

J. Howard Miller (1918 – 2004)

Rosie the Rivoter... perhaps the most famous of the war propaganda props aside from Uncle Sam, although nobody really knows her name as well.

Women recieved many jobs they normally wouldn't during WW2. As an result of the men going over sea's, to war, women took thier places in the work force. Many changes were made because of this action. These changes not only effected the tme of the war, but have had an effect on today's society. This is a poaster trying to convince and support women to be confident and convinced to take the place of the soldiers away at war.

Women recieved many jobs they normally wouldn't during WW2. As an result of the men going over sea's, to war, women took thier places in the work force. Many changes were made because of this action. These changes not only effected the tme of the war, but have had an effect on today's society. This is a poaster trying to convince and support women to be confident and convinced to take the place of the soldiers away at war.

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