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Model for Rockwell's Rosie the Riveter painting dies at 92

Model for Rockwell's Rosie the Riveter painting that symbolized working US women in WWII dies
Dave Collins, The Associated Press

HARTFORD, Conn. - Mary Doyle Keefe, the model for Norman Rockwell's iconic 1943 Rosie the Riveter painting that symbolized the millions of American women who went to work on the home front during World War II, has died. She was 92.

Keefe died Tuesday in Simsbury, Connecticut, after a brief illness, said her daughter, Mary Ellen Keefe.

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