We can do it! August 24, 2009August 24, 2009 J. Howard Miller’s iconic 1942 We Can Do It! poster (which is sometimes confused with Rosie the Riveter) still spawns imitators. To see real life Rosies from World War II, try a search in the Commons. Photos from Shelley Panzarella, Kate O’Brien Creative, Melissa Witcher, snippets_from_suburbia, lyrabellacqua, Martin Lonicer, britishink and Library of Congress.