Lansing’s ‘Rosie’ dies at age 86

Lansing’s ‘Rosie’ dies at age 86

The Huffington Post – Monday, 3 January, 2011 (originally published 30 Dec) Geraldine Hoff Doyle, the inspiration for “Rosie the Riveter,” died on Sunday at the age of 86 due to complications from arthritis, the Washington Post reports. Rosie’s story began in the 1940s, when the 17-year-old Doyle was working at a metal factory in […]