Trying to Save Part of Rosie the Riveter's Factory

(J. Howard Miller/Westinghouse Company/National Museum of American History)

Pittsburgh artist J. Howard Miller created this iconic poster meant to depict the war effort in 1942. It ended up serving a latent function -- recruiting more women workers.

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Norton and his colleagues hope to change that soon.

The millions left to raise represents "a significant amount of money," he said.

"However, if we didn't think we could do it, we wouldn't have started it in the first place."

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