Rosie the Riveter
by: Caitlin and Lindsey
About Rosie
• Created to symbolize
  strength in American
  women
• Encouraged American
  women to contribute to
  war eff...
Mary Doyle
Model for Rosie the Riveter
• Mary Doyle
• Thin woman
• A typist
• Norman Rockwell’s (artist) wife found her
  while payin...
Women’s Efforts in the War
• Worked in factories
• Sewed/repaired uniforms
• Mechanical work
• Operated heavy machinery
• ...
6,000,000 women in the world
became known as rosie the riveters
Women Helped Build…

• 300,000 airplanes
• 3,300 victory and liberty ships
• 44 billion rounds of ammunition
Rosie the Riveter
Rosie the Riveter
Rosie the Riveter
Rosie the Riveter
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Rosie the Riveter

577

Published on

Published in: Entertainment & Humor
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
577
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
1
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
20
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Rosie the Riveter

  1. 1. Rosie the Riveter by: Caitlin and Lindsey
  2. 2. About Rosie • Created to symbolize strength in American women • Encouraged American women to contribute to war efforts and support their country • Not only portrayed strength in women, but also beauty and independence.
  3. 3. Mary Doyle
  4. 4. Model for Rosie the Riveter • Mary Doyle • Thin woman • A typist • Norman Rockwell’s (artist) wife found her while paying her telephone bill and thought she would be the perfect model • Rockwell portrayed her as much more masculine than she really was
  5. 5. Women’s Efforts in the War • Worked in factories • Sewed/repaired uniforms • Mechanical work • Operated heavy machinery • Supplied soldiers with food and other essentials • Helped to boost our nation’s economy
  6. 6. 6,000,000 women in the world became known as rosie the riveters
  7. 7. Women Helped Build… • 300,000 airplanes • 3,300 victory and liberty ships • 44 billion rounds of ammunition
  1. Gostou de algum slide específico?

    Recortar slides é uma maneira fácil de colecionar informações para acessar mais tarde.

×