Double Victory: Minorities and Women During World War II
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We Can Do It! - Rosie the Riveter



"We Can Do It," a poster by J. Howard Miller, is the quintessential image of the female defense worker during World War II. The image of the factory woman, depicted in many ways and popularized as "Rosie the Riveter," became a national symbol of American unity and patriotism.

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