Rosie the Riveter.docx - Rosie the Riveter Norman Rockwell 1943 Norman Rockwell painted this portrait for the cover of the Saturday Evening Post in 1943

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Rosie the Riveter, Norman Rockwell, 1943 Norman Rockwell painted this portrait for the cover of the Saturday Evening Post in 1943. This cover was when Rosie the Riveter received National attention. Rosie the Riveter was used by the American government as a propaganda recruitment tool to encourage women to enter the workforce while the men were away fighting in World War II. This image relates to the time because Rockwell empowered women through this image by portraying a strong, large and in charge woman who could handle the grueling jobs men had. The American flag in the background implies that women should show their patriotism and join the workforce to build bombs and airplanes for American soldiers. The copy of
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