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Iconic face of Rosie the Riveter (We Can Do It!) poster dies

Discussion in 'Off The Beaten Track' started by ilovepaydays, Dec 31, 2010.

  1. ilovepaydays

    ilovepaydays Well-Known Member

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    RIP :(

    Interesting that she quit that factory after two weeks.....
     
  2. Buzz

    Buzz Well-Known Member

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    I know that poster well but never thought about the woman who inspired it. Sounds like she had a great life and well be very well remembered and missed. R.I.P.
     
  3. Wyliefan

    Wyliefan Well-Known Member

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    That's a great story. R.I.P.
     
  4. cholla

    cholla Fearless musher

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    I had never realized this poster had been inspired by a REAL person... I thought she was a fictional character :slinkaway. I feel really sorry now.