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99 Years Ago Today

It was on May 20, 1916 that Norman Rockwell’s first Saturday Evening Post cover was published.

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One Four Challenge - May Week 3

The rules and regulations for submissions to Robyn’s One Four Challenge are below. Now, let’s not complain. We all need rules and regulations. Please take a second to read them after you ooh and ahh over my image. 372 more words

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World War II's Famous "Rosie the Riveter" Dies at Age 92

The greatest generation, a generation with traditional values, is leaving us and will soon be no more. RIP, Rosie.

Yahoo News

Mary Doyle Keefe, known for modeling as “Rosie the Riveter” in the famed Norman Rockwell painting that came to symbolize women factory workers during World War II, has died, according to an obituary published by a local mortuary.

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The Real Rosie the Riveter Dies at 92

She was a 19 year old telephone operator back in 1943, when neighbor Normal Rockwell asked her to pose for a painting. She had no idea that her image would become a national icon. 233 more words

Mary Keefe

My limerick must have been napping

Well folks, I recently found out that the limerick below, my entry for the November/December 2014 Saturday Evening Post limerick contest, did not even earn an honorable mention.  113 more words

Steven S. Walsky

Sarah Weber and the Saturday Evening Post

Saturday Evening Post editor George Horace Lorimer spotted Weber’s talent and became her patron, offering Sarah a contract to contribute covers scheduled on a regular weekly basis – but she declined – unsure of her ability to maintain strict deadlines along with family obligations, while retaining her artistic integrity. 195 more words

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