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Rosie the Riveter
Rosie the Riveter
Rosie the Riveter
Rosie the Riveter
Rosie the Riveter
Rosie the Riveter
Rosie the Riveter
Rosie the Riveter
Rosie the Riveter
Rosie the Riveter
Rosie the Riveter
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Rosie the Riveter

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  • 1. Rosie the Riveter by: Caitlin and Lindsey
  • 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. Mary Doyle
  • 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. 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. 6,000,000 women in the world became known as rosie the riveters
  • 7. Women Helped Build… • 300,000 airplanes • 3,300 victory and liberty ships • 44 billion rounds of ammunition

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