the many faces of Rosie the Riveter (1941-1945)


all from the Life Magazine image archives, which I dearly love!

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8 Responses to “the many faces of Rosie the Riveter (1941-1945)”

  1. […]      Bourke-White had spent much of WWII in the thick of things overseas, but also managed to do domestic stories such as the “Women in Steel” spread, which included at least a dozen photographs displayed in Life’s August 9, 1943 edition. These photos captured women at work in the American steel industry, including some taken at Tubular Alloy Steel Corp. of Gary, Indiana and Carnegie-Illinois Steel Company. Some of the photos showed the women wielding torches and working on heavy plate and structural steel with sparks flying, with others working in midst of giant steel caldrons that carried the molten steel. A display of these and other Rosie photographs, culled from the Life magazine archive, can be seen at “The Many Faces of Rosie The Riveter, 1941-1945.” […]

  2. My mother was a welder in Boloxi Mississippi. Life did a story on her & her roommate. I saw pictures it showed them getting ready for work etc. My daughter is interested in seeing the article. Her name was Mary LaTour

  3. […] dedicó una portada, en agosto de 1943, con un extenso reportaje fotográfico (se puede ver aquí) de la ‘Rosies’ que levantaron la industria […]

  4. […] dedicó una portada, en agosto de 1943, con un extenso reportaje fotográfico (se puede veraquí) de la ‘Rosies’ que levantaron la industria […]

  5. […] An excellent collection of “Rosie worker” photographs, culled from the Life magazine archive, is displayed at “The Many Faces of Rosie The Riveter, 1941-1945.” […]

  6. […] Life les dedicó una portada, en agosto de 1943, con un extenso reportaje fotográfico (se puede veraquí) de la ‘Rosies’ que levantaron la industria […]

  7. I thought that was a amazing that girl will do anything for the war war two!

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