Rosie the Riveter

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Rosie the Riveter

Rosie the Riveter is a cultural icon of the United States who appeared in a World War II propaganda poster titled "We Can Do It!". She is often used as a symbol of feminism. In 1944 a movie called Rosie the Riveter was released.

Rosie the Riveter became associated with a real woman called Naomi Parker, who inspired the icon.[1] Rosie the Riveter was named after Rosalind P. Walter.[2]

In 1997 the Rosie the Riveter Memorial Committee was started.

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  1. Naomi Parker Fraley, the Real Rosie the Riveter, Dies at 96
  2. "Rosie the Riveter and GBBGC[permanent dead link]." Locust Valley, New York: Grenville Baker Boys and Girls Club, March 12, 2018.