Rosie the Riveter

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'Rosie the Riveter' Factory Faces Wrecking Ball

Campaigners fight to save Detroit-area plant

(Newser) - Campaigners in Michigan are battling to save a factory famous for being the workplace of the real-life Rosie the Riveter—and for rolling out 9,000 B-24 Liberator bombers during World War II. The Detroit-area Willow Run Bomber Plant is slated for demolition this fall, but donors hope to save... More »

Real-Life Rosie the Riveter Is Dead at 86

Geraldine Hoff Doyle's face became Rosie the Riveter's

(Newser) - Meet the real Rosie the Riveter. The woman who inspired the "We Can Do It!" poster during World War II that was embraced as a feminist symbol in the 1980s is dead at age 86, reports the New York Times . Geraldine Hoff Doyle was working in a Michigan... More »

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