Geraldine Doyle, Rosie the Riveter Inspiration, Dies at 86

By Deena Bustillo on
Geraldine Doyle, the woman who said her likeness was used in the World War II 'We Can Do It' poster, died at 86, reports the LA Times. Doyle's photo was taken in a factory when she was 17, and apparently it took her 40 years to figure out her image had inspired women all over the country to take on jobs traditionally held by men while the war was being fought overseas. "It's our belief that she is the model for the drawing that is most commonly used in the posters and on the products...Read Full Story