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WWII Icon Rosie the Riveter Model Mary Doyle Keefe Dies Age 92.

Article about: The lady who was the inspiration for Norman Rockwell's iconic poster "Rosie the Riveter" has passed away in Connecticut after a brief illness aged 92. Here's a picture of that grea

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    Default WWII Icon Rosie the Riveter Model Mary Doyle Keefe Dies Age 92.

    The lady who was the inspiration for Norman Rockwell's iconic poster "Rosie the Riveter" has passed away in Connecticut after a brief illness aged 92. Here's a picture of that great War Bond poster (note what's under her foot!).

    RosieTheRiveter_Rosie.jpg

    Here's a link to a short article in the Guardian about her.

    Mary Doyle Keefe, model for Norman Rockwell's Rosie the Riveter, dies at 92 | Art and design | The Guardian

    Regards, Ned.
    'I do not think we can hope for any better thing now.
    We shall stick it out to the end, but we are getting weaker of course, and the end cannot be far.
    It seems a pity, but I do not think I can write more. R. SCOTT.
    Last Entry - For God's sake look after our people.'

    In memory of Capt. Robert Falcon Scott, Edward Wilson, Henry Bowers, Lawrence Oates and Edgar Evans. South Pole Expedition, 30th March 1912.

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    Read this today Ned.

    ....an icon for a generation...
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