Art: I Like To Please People

On the Satevepost's cover for May 29, one William B. Sommerville of Lawrence, Kans. saw something that rang faint bells in his memory. What he saw was a lordly, rotund lady riveter named Rosie (see cut), ankles crossed, overalled knees relaxed, looking royally satisfied with herself and her bulging cheekful of ham sandwich. Mr. Sommerville took Rosie the Riveter to the public library. Memory's bells became a carillon when he turned up a reproduction of Michelangelo's Isaiah (see cut). Mr. Sommerville sent his find to the Kansas City Star, which made good-humored use of it.

Rosie's creator was probably the best-loved U.S....

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