Articles Tagged: WWII

Rosé the Riveter

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March 12 marks the birthday of the woman credited as the inspiration for the World War II icon Rosie the Riveter.

A true American icon, whose can-do spirit captured the hearts and minds of Americans for decades,

Rose Will Monroe was a Jill-of-all trades out of necessity, and a fun loving, ambitious woman by nature. She joined thousands of Kentuckians who left their rural homes during World War II in search of good-paying defense jobs.… Read more