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Rosie the Riveter Day

Throughout World War II women were introduced to the workforce where they supplied the troops with materials needed. Rosie the Riveter was created in 1942 to inspire

women to join and enjoy working. Designed by J. Howard Miller, the idea of being like Rosie influenced women working in factories or labor yards during wartime to nickname themselves “Rosies”. Female employment grew by 6.5 million after Rosie was introduced because women were inspired to be like her. Miller’s design inspired other artists like Norman Rockwell whose Rosie poster is more well known than M