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Model for Rosie the Riveter Painting Dies at 92


2015-04-22    By Jordan Moses
Model for Rosie the Riveter Painting Dies at 92
    Mary Doyle Keefe, the model for Norman Rockwell's iconic Rosie the Riveter painting, died at 92. The portrait symbolized millions of American women working on the home front during World War II. Keefe grew up in Arlington, Vermont and posed for Rockwell's painting when she was a 19-year-old telephone operator. The painting was the cover of the Saturday Evening Post on May 29, 1943.
TRIVIA: What year was the original Rosie the Riveter painted? C) 1943.
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