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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Liberty Bell

Philadephia, Pennsylvania. Workmen in a coal yard near the South Street bridge

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. File of oil drums near Grays Ferry Road

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Workmen in a coal yard near the South Street bridge

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Pile of oil drums near Grays Ferry Road

Philadephia, Pennsylvania. Pile of oil drums near Grays Ferry Road

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A house on South Street being demolished

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A "museum" of freaks and curiousities on South Street

Philadelphia (vicinity), Pennsylvania. Ruins of an unidentified building, perhaps in nearby Montgomery County

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Cars parked in outdoor lot in industrial section

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Detail of city hall

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Barber shop at 19th and Bainbridge Streets

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Monumental figure at the entrance to Memorial Hall in Fairmont Park. These figures were cast for the opera house in Vienna

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Window of a medical supply house near Market and Twenty-third Street

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Election sign on South Broad Street

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Window of a small store in West Philadelphia

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Grandstand of a baseball park at Girard Avenue and Parkside Avenue. This field is used principally by the Negro League

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Business window on South Broad Street

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Abandoned delivery wagon

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Reading Railroad tracks with an abandoned brewery in the background

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Kitchen utensils drying

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Wheelhouse of an abandoned ship near the city dump used as an occupied shack

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Back yard of an abandoned house at 20th and Arch Streets

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. South Fifth Street

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Christmas tree over the door of a bar on Market Street

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Family on a Sunday afternoon walking past an abandoned factory

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Abandoned house in West Philadelphia

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Grandstand of a baseball park at Girard Avenue and Parkside Avenue. This field is used principally by the Negro League

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Newsstand on South Broad Street

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Window of a chain grocery store on Market Street in West Philadelphia

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Downtown buildings near Walnut and Broad Streets, looking east

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A rebuilt jalopy parked on Pine Street

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Downtown buildings looking east over Walnut and 15th Streets

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Grave stone sculptor and dealer on Pine Street

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Buildings on Race Street being demolished

Waste paper. Outdated telephone directories are a good source of the paper packing so badly needed today for shipment of defense and lend-lease goods. This pile of directories is in the stock room of a Philadelphia paper mill, which will make pasteboard packing out of it

Waste paper. Outdated telephone directories are a good source of the paper packing so badly needed today for shipment of defense and lend-lease goods. This pile of directories is in the stock room of a Philadelphia paper mill, which will make pasteboard packing out of it

Waste paper. For defense use, this pile of waste paper is being delivered by a dealer to a large Philadelphia paper mill. There it will be chopped up and combined with water, then pressed into pasteboard packing so vitally needed for shipment of defense and lend-lease goods

Waste paper. Outdated telephone directories are a good source of the paper packing so badly needed today for shipment of defense and lend-lease goods. This pile of directories is in the stock room of a Philadelphia paper mill, which will make pasteboard packing out of it

Row houses. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Row houses. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Row houses. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Row houses under construction. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Row houses. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Row houses. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Row houses. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Row houses under construction. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Row houses. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Row houses. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Row houses. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Row houses. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Dunking rough cartridge cases. Between drawing operations, cartridge cases have to be washed. A large eastern arsenal is turning these out for the Army's 75s.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Spirited Army recruits after enlisting at the customhouse

Fingers of destruction. Gauging and weighing 50-caliber ball cartridges in an endless row. Production for war is geared up to top speed at this eastern Army arsenal

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Swedish-American foreman (left) at the SKF roller bearing factory

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Swedish-American executive at the SKF roller bearing factory

Machine that thinks. Turning and boring a quadrant bracket on one of the batteries of machines at a large Army arsenal working full speed for the war program

Expert machinist on armaments. Boring and facing a setter fuze in one operation at a large eastern arsenal working full speed for total war

One gun spits 166 of these an hour. 75 mm shells stand as semi-finished ammunition in a large eastern arsenal, which is working at top capacity

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Swedish-American vice president of the SKF roller bearing factory and engineer looking over a blueprint

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Swedish-American foreman at the SKF roller bearing factory at home

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Swedish-American engineer at the SKF roller bearing factory with his wife at home

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Swedish-American vice-president and engineer of the SKF roller bearing factory looking over a blueprint

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Swedish-American executive at the SKF roller bearing factory sings Swedish songs with his wife and daughter

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Swedish-American foreman of the SKF roller bearing factory at home

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Swedish-American worker at the SKF roller bearing factory

166 an hour needed for each gun. Annealing cartridge case cups for the artillery's 75s. Production is going at top speed at a large eastern arsenal

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Executive at the SKF roller bearing factory

Getting ready to aim at what you hit. Careful adjustment of the aiming circle for sighting the target. These precision instruments, as well as ammunition, are made at a large arsenal

Women workers at quartermaster corps. Women workers of all racial groups are being drawn into war production. These employees of an Eastern quartermaster corps depot are sewing sleeves into army overcoats. Philadelphia Quartermaster Corps

Critical eye on cartridge cases. Final inspection of 75 mm cases coming down the line in a steady stream at a large eastern arsenal for the Army's artillery

Battery of machines to arm batteries of guns. Both ends of the 75 mm shells are worked at once on these multiple spindle machines in a large eastern arsenal

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Swedish-American foreman and workers at the SKF roller bearing factory

Posed photograph at a department store in Philadelphia, with volunteer woman investigator checking for Office of Price Administration's (OPA) enforcement agency prices of lingerie and hosiery

Women workers at quartermaster depot. Clothing for America's expanding army is being made by garment workers throughout the contry. This quartermaster corps depot employee is turning out regulation neckties in mass production quantity. Philadelphia Quartermaster Corps

Far-sighted Army eyes. Assembly of standard field glasses for the Army at an eastern arsenal. Optical equipment is an important part of military requirements

Mass production for the Army. 75 mm cartridge cases being trimmed by an accurate machine between draws. The production line is moving at top speed at a large eastern arsenal

Fifteen-pound shells for light artillery. Finish turning 75 mm shells which are coming out of an eastern arsenal on a steady production line

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Swedish-American vice president of the SKF roller bearing factory with his youngest daughter at home

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Workers punching the clock at the SKF roller bearing factory

Two-in-one operation. Boring and tapering the ring for a setter fuze in a large Army arsenal

Neck chamers for the artillery. A battery commander telescope expert checking its azimuth circle. Fine instruments are as necessary a part of production at the Army, in which this equipment is produced, as big guns

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Swedish-American foreman and worker at the SKF roller bearing factory

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Swedish-American executive of the SKF roller bearing factory and his daughter

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Swedish-American foreman with the SKF roller bearing factory with his wife at home

Women workers at quartermaster depot. "Making sergeants." This woman worker at a quartermaster corps depot is turning out chevrons for promoted enlisted men. Philadelphia Quartermaster Corps

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Swedish-American foreman at the SKF roller bearing factory

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Swedish-American worker at the SKF roller bearing factory

Swedish-American foreman at the SKF roller bearing plant reads to his Italian-American wife at home. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Feeding the modern machine. Skilled women as well as men are working on the country's armaments. These 50-caliber cartridge cases for guns are being tapered at a large eastern arsenal

Individual attention for the big shells. Visual inspection during manufacture of shells for the Army's new guns. Thousands of these are coming down the production lines at a large eastern arsenal

Sizzling brass. Annealing the mouths of thousands of cartridge cases. These are for the Army's light artillery 75s. Site: a large eastern arsenal

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Swedish-American foreman of the SKF roller bearing factory

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Swedish-American vice president of the SKF roller bearing factory with his family. His wife is the daughter of the Swedish minister to the United Nations

Women workers at quartermaster corps. The tradition of Betsy Ross is being kept alive in this quatermaster depot where this young woman worker assists in the creation of American flags for military activities. Philadelphia Quartermaster Corps

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Swedish-American foreman of the SKF roller bearing factory

Women workers at quartermaster depot. The tradition of Betsy Ross is being kept alive in this quatermaster corps depot where this young woman worker assists in the creation of American flags for military activitities. Philadelphia Quartermaster Corps

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Swedish-American woman at the SKF roller bearing factory

Women workers at quartermaster depot. Insignia for military police are being turned out in an Eastern quartermaster corps depot where this young worker has obtained war production employment. Philadelphia Quartermaster Corps

No errors, more hits. Expert opticians work on the optical assembly of aiming apparatus for the Army guns, produced at a large eastern arsenal

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