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Rosie The Riveter | Cultural Icon

Rosie The Riveter | Cultural Icon

Who is Rosie the Riveter? When the World War II began in 1939 the majority of the male workforce entered the armed forces to fight for our country. This left a gaping hole in the American workforce that needed to be filled by someone. Unfortunately, for many women at the time entering the workforce was something to be ashamed of. If a woman was working it meant that she was not taking care of her family. Additionally, because people assumed…

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