Rosie The Riveter Poster Analysis

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World War II is considered to be one of the most significant event in world history. It was a phenomenon that destroyed countries, families, and lives yet simultaneously brought people together to combat a world wide evil. Countries such as the United States invested heavily on the resolution of the war, by sending thousands of it 's own men into battle. By doing so, the United States faced a problem. The factories were left abounded because of the lack of laborers to produce the heavy machinery used at the war front. To combat this problem, the government launched a serious of patriotic movements, ranging from posters to billboards to persuade women into working at the factories. These propaganda posters moved women into bearing the labors of their …show more content…
Posters such as Rosie the Riveter, by J. Howard Miller , with it 's bright patriotic colors, facial and body positions, and effective writing brought feminine social change by opening up workforce opportunities and bringing contributions to the war effort. The picture of Rosie the Riveter, was put up everywhere during the war period to boost up patriotism. The creator, J. Howard Miller , used a subtle yet an …show more content…
When examining, one realizes there is a fine print at the bottom that reads, “ War production Co-coordinating committee”. This committee was affiliated with the government at the time and holds high credibility. The biggest differences between this era and the one before, is the public 's view of the government. Before Richard Nixon 's Watergate, Bill Clinton scandals, and all the flaws, the government was identified by the people as honest and trustworthy that upholds all of it 's ends. During the 1940 's and the later years, a governmental stamp or seal of approval meant, the particular subject in question is good for the well being of the people. For that reason, the picture was accepted by the people with a wide

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