What was the purpose of Rosie the Riveter poster?
Likewise, what is the purpose of the We Can Do It poster?
"We Can Do It!" is an American World War II wartime poster produced by J. Howard Miller in 1943 for Westinghouse Electric as an inspirational image to boost female worker morale. The poster was very little seen during World War II.
Additionally, how was Rosie the Riveter used as propaganda? Propaganda was used to influence women to join the workforce. The most powerful source of propaganda that was used during World War II was the bright eyed, tough, young, and attractive; Rosie the Riveter. WWII allowed women to come out of their homes and gain independence while their husbands were oversea.
Also asked, why did Rosie the Riveter become a significant symbol during World War II?
Rosie the Riveter is a cultural icon of World War Two. It represented the women who worked in shipyards and factories to produce war supplies and munitions. They sometimes took new jobs and it freed the man so they could fight in the army. It is also used as a symbol of Women's economic advantage and American Feminism.
Who was Rosie the Riveter based on?
Unsung for seven decades, the real Rosie the Riveter was a California waitress named Naomi Parker Fraley. Over the years, a welter of American women have been identified as the model for Rosie, the war worker of 1940s popular culture who became a feminist touchstone in the late 20th century.