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In 1978, she crashed in her small propeller plane when the engine failed during takeoff.The accident resulted in the loss of one kidney and the sight in her left eye, and ended her flying career.Although the image of "Rosie the Riveter" reflected the industrial work of welders and riveters during World War II, the majority of working women filled non-factory positions in every sector of the economy.What unified the experiences of these women was that they proved to themselves (and the country) that they could do a "man's job" and could do it well.The films and posters she appeared in were used to encourage women to go to work in support of the war effort.At the age of 50, Monroe realized her dream of flying when she obtained a pilot's license.Many who did have young children shared apartments and houses so they could save time, money, utilities and food.If they both worked, they worked different shifts so they could take turns babysitting.
According to the Encyclopedia of American Economic History, "Rosie the Riveter" inspired a social movement that increased the number of working American women from 12 million to 20 million by 1944, a 57% increase from 1940.
The term "Rosie the Riveter" was first used in 1942 in a song of the same name written by Redd Evans and John Jacob Loeb.
The song was recorded by numerous artists, including the popular big band leader Kay Kyser, and it became a national hit.
World War II was similar to World War I in that massive conscription of men led to a shortage of available workers and therefore a demand for labor which could only be fully filled by employing women.
Nearly 19 million women held jobs during World War II.