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Grand and Palace Hotels. Street scene of ruin after San Francisco earthquake of 1906; postal telegraph tent in right foreground

1917-1918, reference prints from negatives. River or lake with trees in right foreground, horizontal

1917-1918, reference prints from negatives. River or lake with large tree in right foreground, vertical

1917-1918, reference prints from negatives. River or lake with trees in right foreground, horizontal

1917-1918, reference prints from negatives. River or lake with large tree in right foreground, vertical

Reference prints, 1919-1920, numbers 2133-2377. Stream flowing between grassy banks; Stream with reeds in right foreground

The cloister opens its doors. Many of the American Red Cross distributing stations in Roumania were located in monasteries, churches and schools. This shows the scene on the grounds of the 17th century Monastery near Bucharest during the distribution of American food and clothing. Queen Marie is in personal attendance and took an active part in the Red Cross relief work in her country. Note the mild eyed look of wonder on the faces of the two nuns in the right foreground over the invasion of their usually quiet gardens by such a large crowd

Al Smith is given warm greeting by Navy [...] when he calls on Secretary of Navy Adams. Work was practically at a standstill today at the Navy Department in Washington when former Governor Al Smith called on Secretary of the Navy Charles Francis Adams, asking the advice of Navy Engineers in the construction of mooring mast on new Empire State Building in New York. The Happy Warrior is shown besieged by admirers as he left the Navy Building after the conference with the secretary. In the right foreground (with derby) is William F. Kenney, who accompanied former Governor Smith to Washington

Shenandoah, Pennsylvania. Beer party in Joe Gladski's cellar. Mr. Gladski is in the right foreground

Bantam, Connecticut. Bantam Lane, looking toward the Warren McArthur plant and the center of town. To the left, now shown, are the new defense housing development and the Dante Electric Shop. In the right foreground is the Bantam theater. Blocked by the house next to the theater is the grocery store of Albert H. Bachman, who came to Bantam two years ago from Torrington; back of this one the tavern of Jack Fabri, and the Washington Supply Company, which deals mainly in feed, grain and coal

Production. Blood transfusion bottles. Housewives in war work "for the duration." Employed by Baxter Laboratories, Glenview, Illinois, these women workers are shown banding bottles used by the armed forces for blood transfusions, plasma, and serum. Evelyn Kohl (left) and Olive Western (right) each have two children; Gladys Eldert (right foreground) has a husband and brother in the Army

Great Falls, Montana. Anaconda Wire and Cable Company. Billet heating furnace and intermediate rolls where the copper wire bar, which is the blunt white bar in left center, is converted to the rod at its immediate right and further reduced to size of that shown in right foreground

Washington, D.C. Scrap salvage campaign, Victory Program. Wholesale junkyard beside siding in rear background. Truck in right foreground is being weighed on platform scale before unloading

Greenbelt, Maryland. Apartment house seen through trees. Federal housing project. In the right foreground is an enclosed community sandpile for young children

Washington, D.C. Scrap salvage campaign, Victory Program. Wholesale junkyard beside siding in rear background. Truck in right foreground is being weighed on platform scale before unloading

Production. Motor torpedo boats (wooden). Frames for motor torpedo boats under construction at a large Southern shipyard. These speedy seventy-eight-foot boats are built of prefabricated parts and sections under roof. When ready for launching and fitting they are moved to nearby water. In the right foreground is the side of a steel tank carrier, one of many being built at this yard. Higgins Industries

Substitute materials containers. New and old paint containers. Left to right: one-quarter metal can on one-gallon metal can, one-gallon fiber container with metal ends, one-half gallon bottle, one-gallon bottle. In the right foreground is a one-pint glass container

Production. Motor torpedo boats (wooden). Frames for motor torpedo boats under construction at a large Southern shipyard. These speedy seventy-eight-foot boats are built of prefabricated parts and sections under roof. When ready for launching and fitting they are moved to nearby water. In the right foreground is the side of a steel tank carrier, one of many being built at this yard. Higgins Industries

Dante Electric Company, Bantam, Connecticut. One of the many small shops throughout the nation making articles of the War Production Program. Here in the women's department of the Dante Electric Company, three workers of the Dante family help in the production of electrical parts for submarines. Mr. Dante just made a slight adjustment on the mechanical screw driver operated by Mrs. Hazel Wheeler. In the center, Mr. Artie Shaw is working on a similar machine, while Mary Dante puts her down for observation duty on the local airplane watching post. Bertha Kreig, of nearby Harwinton, is working at the right rear, while in the right foreground, Mrs. Dante is making an adjustment on a light joiner

America's leaders discuss war needs in a radio program. America's leaders discuss the Army-Navy Production Awards and the critical needs of war production in a program on August 9, 1942. Vice Chairman of the War Production Board (WPB) is in the foreground and Robert P. Patterson, Under Secretary of War, is in the right foreground. In the background are (left to right): James V. Forrestal, Under Secretary of Navy; Elmer Davis, Director of the Office of War Information (OWI); and Admiral William D. Leahy, Chief if Staff of the Commander-in-Chief of the Army and Navy

Greenbelt, Maryland. Apartment house seen through trees. Federal housing project. In the right foreground is an enclosed community sandpile for young children

Production. Blood transfusion bottles. Housewives in war work "for the duration." Employed by Baxter Laboratories, Glenview, Illinois, these women workers are shown banding bottles used by the armed forces for blood transfusions, plasma, and serum. Evelyn Kohl (left) and Olive Western (right) each have two children; Gladys Eldert (right foreground) has a husband and brother in the Army

Production. Lockheed P-38 pursuit planes. Overall assembly line for Lockheed P-38 pursuit planes. A row of Allison engines reaches back from the right foreground. Under the American flag in the left background is the "Lightning" assembly line, a duplicate of the P-38 line

Production. M-4 tanks. M-4 tanks and M-7 mobile howitzer carriages roll off the production lines of the American Locomotive Company in Schenectady, New York. A portion of an M-7 shows in the right foreground, followed by three M-4's and another M-7

Operations in North Africa by Allied air forces. A light bomber of the South African air force comes in to bomb a large enemy barracks in Mareth village. Low clouds are above the target area. In the right foreground, bombs dropped by the previous aircraft can be seen exploding on the target

Operations in North Africa by Allied air forces. A light bomber of the South African air force comes in to bomb a large enemy barracks in Mareth village. Low clouds are above the target area. In the right foreground, bombs dropped by the previous aircraft can be seen exploding on the target

Bethlehem-Fairfield shipyards, Baltimore, Maryland. Stem assemblies in the right foreground, in front of the ways

Bethlehem-Fairfield shipyards, Baltimore, Maryland. Stem assemblies in the right foreground, in front of the ways

[Aerial photograph, taken by a Japanese pilot, of the destruction of Pearl Harbor, Japanese bomber in lower right foreground]

Contestants and past winners on stage; woman with microphone sits at piano in right foreground.

[A crowd of Japanese soldiers; Chinese coolies in right foreground, Manchuria]

[A crowd of Japanese soldiers; Chinese coolies in right foreground, Manchuria]

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