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[Man pointing to glass globe during experiment demonstrating the force of air pressure on a vacuum]

[Man pointing to glass globe during experiment demonstrating the force...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Ottonis de Guericke Experimenta nova (ut vocantur) magdeburgica de vacuo spatio primùm à R.P. Gaspare Schotto ... nunc verò ab ipso auctore perfectiùs edita, variisque... more

Lucile Mazurek, age 29, ex-housewife, husband going into the service, working on black-out lamps to be used on the gasoline trailers in the Air Force, Heil and Co., Milwaukee, Wisc

Lucile Mazurek, age 29, ex-housewife, husband going into the service, ...

12002-22. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Add... more

Lucile Mazurek, age 29, ex-housewife, husband going into the service. Working on black-out lamps to be used on the gasoline trailers in the Air Force, Heil and Co., Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Lucile Mazurek, age 29, ex-housewife, husband going into the service. ...

12002-22. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Add... more

Agnes Cliemka, age 23, married and husband may be going into the service any day, Heil and Co., Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Agnes used to work in a department store. Checking of gasoline hose of gasoline trailers before being turned over the Air Force

Agnes Cliemka, age 23, married and husband may be going into the servi...

12002-22. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Add... more

Helen Ryan, age 41 (with cap), widow and used to work in a show factory, Heil and Co., Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Agnes Cliemka, age 23, married and husband may be going into the service any day, brother in the army. She used to be a clerk in a department store. Unmasking and checking parts of the gasoline trailers that will be turned over to the Air Force

Helen Ryan, age 41 (with cap), widow and used to work in a show factor...

12002-22. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Add... more

Salvo of 600-pound bombs falling from formation of B-10 bombers in recent bombing practice by the 19th Bombardment Group, General Headquarters, Air Force, U.S. Army Air Corps

Salvo of 600-pound bombs falling from formation of B-10 bombers in rec...

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Caption card lists some of the printing history of image. Image source: U.S. Army Air Corps. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; U... more

Colonel Robert Kauch, Commanding Officer, Air Service Command, 9th Air Force, Garden City, New York

Colonel Robert Kauch, Commanding Officer, Air Service Command, 9th Air...

Actual size of negative is E (approximately 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Divisi... more

Royal Australian Air Force in Malaya ... flying American "Lockheed Hudsons" ... over Malaya.

Royal Australian Air Force in Malaya ... flying American "Lockheed Hud...

Title from item. British Official photo. No. BO-496. Forms part of: FSA/OWI Collection (Library of Congress).

Singapore U.S. made Brewster "Buffalo" pursuit ships being mass-assembled in a hangar in Malaya for the use of Britain's Royal Air Force in the Far East.

Singapore U.S. made Brewster "Buffalo" pursuit ships being mass-assemb...

Title from item. British official photograph: K. No. BO-426. Forms part of: FSA/OWI Collection (Library of Congress).

Singapore U.S. made "Catalina" flying boats of Britain's Royal Air Force in the Far East setting our [i.e. out] on patrol over the coast of Malaya. From Singapore, they cover thousands of miles of sea regularly.

Singapore U.S. made "Catalina" flying boats of Britain's Royal Air For...

Title from item. British Official photo. No. BO-425. Forms part of: FSA/OWI Collection (Library of Congress).

London (vicinity), England. Two members of the A.T.C. preparing to enter the Air Force working on an airframe

London (vicinity), England. Two members of the A.T.C. preparing to ent...

Image source: British Ministry of Information (CHIC-24). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. ... more

Production. Parachute making. There is far more to hemming this parachute than running the sewing machine. The operator must match pencil marks on the braid with pencil marks on the seams to turn out infallible parachutes for men in the Air Force. Pioneer Parachute Company, Manchester, Connecticut

Production. Parachute making. There is far more to hemming this parach...

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944... more

Twenty-millimeter machine guns for planes. A production lathe in a former auto plant and an experienced automobile worker team up to give our air force the greatest possible number of the finest possible machine guns. Oldsmobile, Lansing, Michigan

Twenty-millimeter machine guns for planes. A production lathe in a for...

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Lot catalog card states that the geographic location of images in lot is Akron, Ohio, but per caption is Lansing, Michigan. Title and other information... more

YB-17 bombardment squadron, Langley Field, Virginia. Top-notch performance of our big bombers is made a matter of certainty by the ground crews of the Air Force. A soldier-mechanic at Langley Field, Virginia makes an engine adjustment on a mighty YB-17 bomber under the critical eye of a sergeant

YB-17 bombardment squadron, Langley Field, Virginia. Top-notch perform...

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944... more

Lagg-3 fighters of the Red air force going into action, 1942-43

Lagg-3 fighters of the Red air force going into action, 1942-43

Photograph shows Russian fighter planes flying in formation during World War II.

Twenty-millimeter machine guns for planes. Stock for machine gun barrels is checked in as well-known automobile plant turns its manufacturing facilities over to the Air Force. American industry is on the way to war production records that will amaze the world. Oldsmobile, Lansing, Michigan

Twenty-millimeter machine guns for planes. Stock for machine gun barre...

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Lot catalog card states that the geographic location of images in lot is Akron, Ohio, but per caption is Lansing, Michigan. Title and other information... more

A big auto plant changes over to the production of machine guns for the Air Force. Electricians begin running power lines to the new machine locations. Oldsmobile, Lansing, Michigan

A big auto plant changes over to the production of machine guns for th...

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Lot catalog card states that the geographic location of images in lot is Akron, Ohio, but per caption is Lansing, Michigan. Title and other information... more

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