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