Sunday, January 2, 2011

Inspiration for Rosie the Riveter - Geraldine Doyle

   

Geraldine Doyle, 86, who as a 17-year-old factory worker was the inspiration for a popular World War II recruitment poster  "We Can Do It!," died Dec. 26 in Lansing, Michigan.


Read her complete story here: 
Geraldine Doyle, 86, dies; one-time factory worker inspired Rosie the Riveter and 'We Can Do It!' poster  by T. Rees Shapiro Washington Post Staff Writer  





1 comment:

imagespast said...

Great story about Geraldine - and I love the poster. Happy New Year! Jo