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[Large group, mostly men, surrounds couples jitterbug dancing on a dance floor, with a photographer in the foreground and the audience in raised seating on the left] / photo by Alan Fisher.

[Large group, mostly men, surrounds couples jitterbug dancing on a dan...

Title devised by Library staff. NYWT&S staff photo. Date stamped on verso: Jun 13 1938. Forms part of: New York World-Telegram and the Sun Newspaper Photograph Collection (Library of Congress).

[Actress Mary Pickford, a strong supporter of women's rights, buys the first sheet of equal rights seals.]

[Actress Mary Pickford, a strong supporter of women's rights, buys the...

Summary: Informal portrait, half-length, Mary Pickford, seated, facing left with head turned toward camera, wearing a suit and hat, and holding a sheet of Equal Rights seals. Title derived by Library of Congres... More

Women workers employed as wipers in the roundhouse having lunch in their rest room, C. & N.W. R.R., Clinton, Iowa

Women workers employed as wipers in the roundhouse having lunch in the...

Photograph shows Marcella Hart at left, Mrs. Elibia Siematter at right.

South African women's services on duty in the Middle East: A South African W.A.A.F. Sergeant instructor fitting a gas mask to a beginner

South African women's services on duty in the Middle East: A South Afr...

Title from note on item. South African official photograph : No. K 2049. Picture issued April 1942.

[Woman, probably a fashion model, lying on ferns on ground]

[Woman, probably a fashion model, lying on ferns on ground]

Title devised by Library staff. On negative sleeve: "Bookboard" [i.e. Book board]. Photograph may be available in LOT 12452. Forms part of: Toni Frissell collection (Library of Congress).

Middle East forces play Gilbert and Sullivan in Cairo Opera House

Middle East forces play Gilbert and Sullivan in Cairo Opera House

Photograph shows four females in military uniforms.

Washington DC photographs - Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph.

Washington DC photographs - Farm Security Administration / Office of W...

This image is one of the images made by photographers working in Stryker's unit as it existed in a succession of government agencies: the Farm Security Administration (1937-1942). The photographs of the Farm S... More

"Even a little can help a lot - now"--Buy U.S. war stamps, bonds / A. Parker.
[Japanese American woman making a screen print; man standing next to her holding up print]

[Japanese American woman making a screen print; man standing next to h...

Title devised by Library staff. War Relocation Authority. No. I-371.

Best Coat and Apron Mfg. Company : Examiner clipping threads from finished uniforms / / OEM photo by Gruber.

Best Coat and Apron Mfg. Company : Examiner clipping threads from fini...

Photograph shows employee of Best Coat and Apron Manufacturing Company working with a clipper to produce trousers for a uniform.

[Marian Anderson shaking hands with woman at ceremony for the dedication of a mural commemorating Anderson's 1939 concert on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, U.S. Department of the Interior, Washington D.C.]

[Marian Anderson shaking hands with woman at ceremony for the dedicati...

Photographed by Roger Smith for the U.S. Office of War Information. No. 55754 C.

Sumiko Shigematsu, foreman of power sewing machine girls, Manzanar Relocation Center, California

Sumiko Shigematsu, foreman of power sewing machine girls, Manzanar Rel...

Sumiko Shigematsu, standing at left, looking at row of women seated at sewing machines. Title transcribed from Ansel Adams' caption on negative sleeve. No original photographic print. Library made print in LOT... More

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