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Woman working on an airplane motor at North American Aviation, Inc., plant in Calif.

Carefully trained women inspectors check and inspect cargo transport innerwings before they are assembled on the fuselage, Douglas Aircraft Company, Long Beach, Calif.

American mothers and sisters, like these women at the Douglas Aircraft Company, give important help in producing dependable planes for their men at the front, Long Beach, Calif. Most important of the many types of aircraft made at this plant are the B-17F ("Flying Fortress") heavy bomber, the A-20 ("Havoc") assault bomber and the C-47 heavy transport plane for the carrying of troops and cargo

C. & N.W. R.R., Mrs. Dorothy Lucke, employed as a wiper at the roundhouse, Clinton, Iowa

Gus Worke, a farmer who came from Germany 40 years ago, Southington, Conn.

Santa Fe R.R. locomotive shops, Topeka, Kansas

C & NW RR; locomotives in the roundhouse at Proviso yard, Chicago, Ill.

Marine Sgt. at New Orleans, La.

Truck trailers line up at a freight house to load and unload goods from the Chicago and Northwestern railroad, Chicago, Ill.

School children, half of Polish and half of Italian descent, at a festival in May 1942, Southington, Conn.

Neon sign at the Horseshoe Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

Smokestacks and bridge of a steamboat docked at Jackson Square on the Mississippi River, New Orleans, Louisiana

View of transparency in front of headquarters of Supervisory Committee for Recruiting Colored Regiments . . .

Visitors' overlook building at Kentucky Dam. This structure is in the form of an open shed because the other functions of TVA (Tennessee Valley Authority) visitors' buildings being accommodated in the nearby construction village, there was need for shelter only at this point. Since the project is in a hot climate, ample ventilation is promoted by the open front, a balustrade height opening toward the back underneath the display and grilles to ventilate the roof space. Most of the displays are arranged as transparencies, with natural illumination during the day, and with floodlights used as substitutes during the night

The crew of an M-3 tank learn all the ways of causing trouble for the Axis with a 75-mm. gun, a 37-mm. gun and four machine guns, Fort Knox, Ky. The Fort Knox School for tank crews has graduated many men who are now ready to meet the enemy on our far flung battle lines -- and on more than equal terms. [Tank] commander

Gas welding a joint in a line of spiral pipe at the TVA's new Douglas Dam on the French Broad River, Tenn. This dam will be 161 feet high and 1,682 feet long, with a 31,600-acre reservoir area extending 43 miles upstream. With a useful storage capacity of approximately 1,330,000 acre-feet, this reservoir will make possible the addition of nearly 100,000 kw. of continuous power to the TVA system in dry years and almost 170,000 kw. in the average year

Transmission towers in the switchyard of TVA's Chickamauga Dam, near Chattanooga, Tenn.

Farm Security Administration borrower, vicinity of Frederiksted, St. Croix, Virgin Islands

Civil Air Patrol Base, Bar Harbor, Maine

Horse breeding ranch, Grant Co., Oregon

Pennsylvania R.R. ore docks, unloading ore from a lake freighter by means of "Hulett" unloaders, Cleveland, Ohio

Tank crew standing in front of M-4 tank, Ft. Knox, Ky.

Locomotive lubrication chart in the laboratory of the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad. The laboratory assistant in foreground is working at a precision balance. Chicago, Ill

[House in Washington, D.C.?]

Civil Air Patrol Base, Bar Harbor, Maine. Flying field from the hangar. Coastal Patrol #20

Indiana Harbor Belt R.R., switch engine in yard near Calumet Park stockyards, Calumet City (near Chicago), Ill.

Pennsylvania R.R. ore docks, unloading iron ore from a lake freighter by means of "Hulett" unloaders, Cleveland, Ohio

Cherry orchards, farm lands and irrigation ditch at Emmett, Idaho

Southland Paper mill, Kraft (chemical) pulp used in making newsprint, Lufkin, Texas

American Smelting and Refining, Garfield, Utah

Daniel Senise throwing a switch while at work in an Indiana Harbor Belt Line railroad yard

Ben Bow Mill of the Metal Reserves' Chromite development, Stillwater County, Montana. This is the first snow of the season

Repair tracks of the Chicago and Northwestern R.R.

A worker in the roundhouse at the C & NW RR., Proviso yard, Chicago, Ill.

Georgia?

Spreading asbestos mixture on boiler of a locomotive at the C & NW RR 40th Street locomotive shops

[Display of home-canned food]

A young soldier of the armored forces holds and sights his Garand rifle like an old timer, Fort Knox, Ky. He likes the piece for its fine firing qualities and its rugged, dependable mechanism. Infantryman with halftrack

Slag run-off from one of the open hearth furnaces of a steel mills, Republic Steel Corp., Youngstown, Ohio. Slag is drawn off the furnace just before the molten steel is poured into ladles for ingotting

Locomotives over the ash pit at the roundhouse and coaling station at the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad yards, Chicago, Ill.

Cherry orchards, farm lands and irrigation ditch at Emmett, Idaho

The Greensboro Lumber Co., Greensboro, Ga.

Training gliders at the Marine [Corp]'s Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Loading coal into a lake freighter at the Pennsylvania Railroad docks, Sandusky, Ohio

U.S. Supreme Court Building, Washington, D.C.

C & NW RR, tank cars going over the hump at Proviso yard, Chicago, Ill.

[Row houses, corner of N and Union Streets S.W., Washington, D.C.]

The yardmaster's office at the receiving yard, North Proviso(?), C & NW RR, Chicago, Ill.

Indiana Harbor Belt RR, switch engine in yard near Calumet park stockyards, Calumet City (near Chicago), Ill.

Smoke stacks

The water stretching machine of an eastern parachute manufacturer stretches shroud lines so as to make them more adaptable to the finished product, Manchester, Conn.

In the roundhouse at a Chicago and Northwestern Railroad yard, Chicago, Ill.

Light tanks, Fort Knox, Ky.

House near White Plains, Ga.?

Palm trees along the road, vicinity of Christiansted, Saint Croix, Virgin Islands

Scrap and salvage depot, Butte, Montana

Southland Paper mill, Kraft (chemical) pulp used in making newsprint, Lufkin, Texas

Marine lieutenants studying glider piloting at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Worn tires on locomotive wheels are refaced on this machine in the wheel shop of the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad, Chicago, Ill.

Tank commander, Ft. Knox, Ky.

M-4 tank line, Ft. Knox, Ky.

Questa, Taos Co., N[ew] Mex[ico]

[Children on row house steps, Washington, D.C.]

C & NW RR, railroad worker cultivating the small Victory garden in the Proviso yard, Chicago, Ill.

Mike Evans, a welder, at the rip tracks at Proviso yard of the C & NW RR, Chicago, Ill.

[Kitchen utensils hanging below a spice rack with mint, caraway, thyme, and sage jars]

Loading sulphur from vat, Freeport Sulphur Co., Hoskins Mound, Texas

Chopping cotton on rented land near White Plains, Greene County, Ga.

[Row houses, corner of N and Union Streets S.W., Washington, D.C.]

Mechanical operator on boiler parts, Combustion Engineering Co., Chattanooga, Tenn.

At Beecher Street School, whose student body consists of half Americans of Italian descent and half of Americans of Polish descent, Southington, Conn. The Queen of the May was Emily Schwak, of Polish extraction; the King, Philip D'Agostino, of Italian

Smoke stacks

Marine power plane which tows the training gliders at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

View of the Utah Copper Company open-pit mine workings at Carr Fork, as seen from the railroad, Bingham Canyon, Utah

Barrage balloons, Parris Island, S.C.

Train going over the hump at the C & NW RR's Proviso yard, Chicago, Ill.

Freeport Sulphur Co., 60 foot high vat of sulphur, Hoskins Mound, Texas

Switchman throwing a switch a C and NW RR's Proviso yard, Chicago, Ill.

A view looking northeast from the fire tower manned by Barbara Mortensen, a fire and airplane lookout on Pine Mountain, Gorham vicinity, N.H.

Tightening a nut on a guide vane operating seromotor in TVA's hydroelectric plant, Watts Bar Dam, Tennessee. Located 530 miles above the mouth of the Tennessee River, the dam has an authorized power installation of 90,000 kw., which can be increased to a possible ultimate of 150,000 kw. The reservoir at the dam adds 370,000 acre-feet of water to controlled storage on the Tennessee River system

Tracks at Proviso yard of C & NW RR, Chicago, Ill.

Construction at Douglas Dam (TVA), Tenn.

Wisdom, Montana

Marine lieutenant, glider pilot in training, ready for take-off at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C. Power towing plane in background

Butte, Montana

Tank driver, Ft. Knox, Ky.

Two employees at the roundhouse at Proviso yard, C & NW RR., Chicago, Ill.

Marine with the training gliders at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

French village, a small settlement on St. Thomas Island, Virgin Islands

Greasing a locomotive in the roundhouse at Proviso (?) yard, C & NW RR., Chicago, Ill.

Insulators and transmission wires in the switchyard of the TVA's Chickamauga Dam, located near Chattanooga, 471 miles above the mouth of the Tennessee River. The [dam] has an authorized power installation of 81,000 kw. The reservoir at the dam adds 377,000 acre-feet of water to controlled storage on the Tenn. River system. The power that passes through this switchyard serves many useful domestic, agricultural and industrial uses.

Children stage a patriotic demonstration, Southington, Conn.

Excavating within the log cofferdam during an early stage of construction, Douglas Dam, Tenn.

Civil Air Patrol Base, Bar Harbor, Maine. Ground crew making a routine overhaul of a patrol plane at base headquarters of Coastal Patrol #20

60 foot high sulphur vat, Freeport Sulphur Co., Hoskins Mound, Texas

Workers on the Liberator Bombers, Consolidated Aircraft Corp., [Fort Worth, Texas]

Transport plane takes off on test flight, Consolidated Aircraft Corp., Fort Worth, Texas

Loading new transport planes at the Consolidated Aircraft Corporation plant, Fort Worth, Texas

Installing an engine at the Consolidated Aircraft Corporation plant, Fort Worth, Texas

Construction work at the TVA's Douglas Dam, Tenn.