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Model for Rockwell's 'Rosie the Riveter' Painting Dies at 92

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 Connecticut, after a brief illness, said her daughter, Mary Ellen Keefe.   Keefe grew up in Vermont, where she met Rockwell and posed for his painting when she was a 19-year-old telephone operator. The painting was on the cover of the...

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