Rosie the Riveter Model Dies at 92

Mary Doyle Keefe, the woman who posed for Norman Rockwell’s iconic 1943 painting “Rosie the Riveter,” died yesterday at 92 years old. Keefe’s image was a symbol for the millions of women who went to work on the home front during World War II. She posed for Rockwell when she was just a 19-year-old telephone operator and, while she was a petite woman, Rockwell depicted …