Posts Tagged: Rosie the Riveter

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Rosie the Riveter Rocks a Swimsuit

1944 was a different kind of summer. It was a sweltering July and along with most war-weary Americans, Rosie the Riveter needed a day off. In the heat and stickiness of summer everybody was tired, dog tired, completely fed up

Vintage Swimsuit ad Hurrell photographer

Rosie the Riveter Rocks a Swimsuit

1944 was a different kind of summer. It was a sweltering July and along with most war-weary Americans, Rosie the Riveter needed a day off. In the heat and stickiness of summer everybody was tired, dog tired, completely fed up

vintage illustration 1950s housewife

Operation June Cleaver

On a recent chilly Sunday women started disappearing from ads, magazine covers, billboards and posters directing readers to Not-There.org. Part of a powerful ad campaign to raise awareness of gender inequality, it was a graphic reminder to women “we’re not

vintage illustration 1950s housewife

Operation June Cleaver

On a recent chilly Sunday women started disappearing from ads, magazine covers, billboards and posters directing readers to Not-There.org. Part of a powerful ad campaign to raise awareness of gender inequality, it was a graphic reminder to women “we’re not

Vintage WWII Illustration Woman Train worker

How the Mad Men of Madison Avenue Got Rosie the Riveter to Man Up

Once upon a time, women workers were not only highly sought after they were lavished with praise in the media. During WWII when Uncle Sam came calling, American women didn’t just “lean in,” they manned up! Uncle Sam had enlisted

Vintage WWII Illustration Woman Train worker

How the Mad Men of Madison Avenue Got Rosie the Riveter to Man Up

Once upon a time, women workers were not only highly sought after they were lavished with praise in the media. During WWII when Uncle Sam came calling, American women didn’t just “lean in,” they manned up! Uncle Sam had enlisted

vintage illustration jantzen swim suit wwii

Rosie The Riveter’s Swimsuit Romance

It was a sweltering summer in 1943 and along with most war-weary Americans, Rosie the Riveter needed a day off. In the heat and stickiness of summer everybody was tired, dog tired, completely fed up with neckties, girdles, time clocks,

vintage illustration jantzen swim suit wwii

Rosie The Riveter’s Swimsuit Romance

It was a sweltering summer in 1943 and along with most war-weary Americans, Rosie the Riveter needed a day off. In the heat and stickiness of summer everybody was tired, dog tired, completely fed up with neckties, girdles, time clocks,

Vintage WAC Enlistment poster WWII

Rosie The Riveter Goes to War

Like most gals during WWII, Rosie the Riveter was wacky for khaki. But Rosie didn’t just swoon for a man in a uniform; Rosie wanted to wear one herself! Like every Mrs. and Miss America, Rosie was doing her part

Vintage WAC Enlistment poster WWII

Rosie The Riveter Goes to War

Like most gals during WWII, Rosie the Riveter was wacky for khaki. But Rosie didn’t just swoon for a man in a uniform; Rosie wanted to wear one herself! Like every Mrs. and Miss America, Rosie was doing her part

vintage illustration WWII Rosie Riveter off to work vintage ad

How Rosie The Riveter Won over her Husband

Mild mannered Millicent Ferguson fancied herself a Rosie the Riveter. Every day hundreds of housewives like herself were answering Uncle Sam’s call, marching off to factories, offices and defense plants to take over the jobs left by the boys who

vintage illustration WWII Rosie Riveter off to work vintage ad

How Rosie The Riveter Won over her Husband

Mild mannered Millicent Ferguson fancied herself a Rosie the Riveter. Every day hundreds of housewives like herself were answering Uncle Sam’s call, marching off to factories, offices and defense plants to take over the jobs left by the boys who

vintage illustration women at war work 1944

Rosie the Riveter Gets Her Pink Slip

During WWII hundreds of men were leaving civilian jobs everyday to join the armed forces. In their place marched in women, who were “carrying on” work that had to be done to keep America’s war program going at top speed.

vintage illustration women at war work 1944

Rosie the Riveter Gets Her Pink Slip

During WWII hundreds of men were leaving civilian jobs everyday to join the armed forces. In their place marched in women, who were “carrying on” work that had to be done to keep America’s war program going at top speed.

Rosie The Riveter’s Swimsuit Romance

It was a sweltering summer in 1943 and along with most war-weary Americans, Rosie the Riveter needed a day off. In the heat and stickiness of summer everybody was tired, dog tired, completely fed up with neckties, girdles, time clocks,

Rosie The Riveter’s Swimsuit Romance

It was a sweltering summer in 1943 and along with most war-weary Americans, Rosie the Riveter needed a day off. In the heat and stickiness of summer everybody was tired, dog tired, completely fed up with neckties, girdles, time clocks,