"Rosie the Riveter: A Review." , Feb1982, Vol.
"The life and times of Rosie the Riveter" , Fall83, Vol.
During this week’s theme, Lionesse is proud to bring to you some of the women of the days gone by who have impacted society or the world in some way, shape or form. Today, we are pleased to present the lovely “Rosie the Riveter” to you and give you a brief description of who this icon was – and why she has made such a huge impact on American culture.
"Life and Times of Rosie the Riveter." .
As American men were enlisted as soldiers, the work force called for more women to become workers, and nearly 6 million women decided to answer the call. Rosie the Riveter would go on to become a face for all of the American women who would become workers, taking on jobs only men would dare to tackle in those days.
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The song’s lyrics pretty much described the part that the government was hoping women would play during wartime: "She's a part of the assembly line, she's making history, working for victory, Rosie the Riveter." There are also many advertising posters.
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After this initial painting was done, everywhere tried to cast for the part of a real life Rosie the Riveter, and it wasn’t until finding a woman named Rose Will Monroe, who actually worked on bomber planes for a day job, that one of the most iconic women in history was discovered. When this real life Rosie the Riveter was discovered, and she became the face of the most famous Rosie the Riveter painting which adorned posters with the, ‘We Can Do It!’ phrase across the top.