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Proposals for re-printing by subscription, the venerable Mr. Stoddard, on the nature of conversion, and the way in which it is wrought. Also, four sermons by the same author ... Price about three shillings, well bound ... Subscriptions to be sen

Proposals for re-printing by subscription, the venerable Mr. Stoddard,...

Signatures of Nathan Williams and Eben. Kellogg at end.; Not in Evans. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera C... More

A wonderful account of the conversion of a little girl 10 years old, who was banished from her father's house on account of her religion; and how an angel appeared to her for her encouragement, and communicated important instructions and exhorta

A wonderful account of the conversion of a little girl 10 years old, w...

Verse.; MC# 09-82-038.305 Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 134, Folder 2.

[Design drawing for stained glass window showing The Conversion of Paul in a multi-window swirling composition]
[Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform and Corsican cap with flintlock conversion musket]

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform and Corsican cap with fli...

Title devised by Library staff. Probably a member of Co. D, 15th Georgia Infantry Regiment. Case: Leather; geometric design. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2014; (DLC/PP 2014:202) More information about this collection... More

[Unidentified soldier in Union uniform with M1816 conversion musket with affixed bayonet, bowie knife, and large Colt revolver]

[Unidentified soldier in Union uniform with M1816 conversion musket wi...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Berg, no. 1-22. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Purchased from: Th... More

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform with conversion musket and small Bowie knife]
The Conversion of Littlefield

The Conversion of Littlefield

Cartoon shows Republican Charles Edgar Littlefield swinging a club "Anti-trust" over "Tariff." Theodore Roosevelt holds Littlefield's arm. Roosevelt wears a sword "Reciprocity" and Littlefield has "Intact high ... More

Conversion. Converters at one of the four butadiene units at the Institute plant at Institute, West Virginia, where the processing of grain alcohol to butadiene is stored
Conversion. Converters at one of the four butadiene units at the Institute plant at Institute, West Virginia, where the processing of grain alcohol to butadiene is stored
Conversion. Converters at one of the four butadiene units at the Institute plant at Institute, West Virginia, where the processing of grain alcohol to butadiene is stored
Conversion. Converters at one of the four butadiene units at the Institute plant at Institute, West Virginia, where the processing of grain alcohol to butadiene is stored
Conversion. Converters at one of the four butadiene units where the processing of grain alcohol to butadiene is started
Conversion. A converter at one of the four butadiene units at the Institute plant at Institute, West Virginia, where the processing of grain alcohol to butadiene is started. The distillation towers are shown in the background
House in Cincinnati showing its conversion into businnesses and blight
George Bernard Shaw's 3 act comedy "Captain Brassbound's conversion"

George Bernard Shaw's 3 act comedy "Captain Brassbound's conversion"

Poster for Federal Theatre Project presentation of "Captain Brassbound's Conversion" at the Hollywood Playhouse, Vine St. near Hollywood Bvld., Los Angeles, Calif., showing bust portrait of Bernard Shaw. Work P... More

Ladle of molten iron is poured into an open hearth furnace for conversion into steel, Allegheny Ludlum Steel[e] Corp., Brackenridge, Pa. Note the safety latch on the crane hook
White-hot steel pours like water from a 35-ton electric furnace, Allegheny Ludlum Steel[e] Corp., Brackenridge, Pa. The finest quality steels and alloys are produced in these furnaces, which allow much greater control of temperature than other conversion furnaces. The proportion of electric furnace steel is rising steadily, even though this process is the most expensive. "The furnace is tilted for the pouring." The flying sparks indicate the fluidity of the steel
Steel manufacture, Allegheny-Ludlum. White-hot steel pours like water from a thirty-five ton electric furnace. The finest quality steels and alloys are produced in these furnaces, which allow much greater control of temperature than other conversion furnaces. The proportion of electric furnace steel is rising steadily, even though this process is the most expensive. The furnace is tiled for the pourings. The flying sparks indicate the fluidity of the steel
Steel alloy manufacture. Allegheny Ludlum Steel Corporation, Brackenridge, Pennsylvania. A heated ingot of steel is removed from the soaking pit. In this pit ingots are thoroughly heated to the extremely high temperature required for conversion into slabs, billets or sheet bars for further conversion

Steel alloy manufacture. Allegheny Ludlum Steel Corporation, Brackenri...

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Caption card lists some of the printing history of image. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Informa... More

Steel manufacture, Allegheny-Ludlum. White-hot steel pours like water from a thirty-five ton electric furnace. The finest quality steels and alloys are produced in these furnaces, which allow much greater control of temperature than other conversion furnaces. The proportion of electric furnace steel is rising steadily, even though this process is the most expensive
Discarded stockingss go to war. Silk stockings which can no longer be worn are being collected in stores throughout the country for conversion into powder bags which propel the projectile in big naval and coast defense guns
Steel alloy manufacture. Allegheny Ludlum Steel Corporation, Brackenridge, Pennsylvania. A heated ingot of steel is removed from the soaking pit. In this pit ingots are thoroughly heated to the extremely high temperature required for conversion into slabs, billets or sheet bars for further conversion
Steel alloy manufacture. Allegheny Ludlum Steel Corporation, Brackenridge, Pennsylvania. A heated ingot of steel is removed from the soaking pit. In this pit ingots are thoroughly heated to the extremely high temperature required for conversion into slabs, billets or sheet bars for further conversion
Steel manufacture, Allegheny-Ludlum. Plant railways are essential to the working of large steel mills, especially since single furnaces are often charged with as much as 100 tons and more of raw materials for conversion into steel
Waste paper. Waste is an American characteristic. For too many years we have simply thrown things out when we were through with them, without a thought that they might be reused. Here on this garbage scow carrying rubbish for disposal is a huge stock of waster paper, so vitally needed today for conversion into the paper packing for defense and lend-lease products
Steel alloy manufacture. Allegheny Ludlum Steel Corporation, Brackenridge, Pennsylvania. A heated ingot of steel is removed from the soaking pit. In this pit ingots are thoroughly heated to the extremely high temperature required for conversion into slabs, billets or sheet bars for further conversion

Steel alloy manufacture. Allegheny Ludlum Steel Corporation, Brackenri...

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Caption card lists some of the printing history of image. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Informa... More

Steel alloy manufacture. Allegheny Ludlum Steel Corporation, Brackenridge, Pennsylvania. A heated ingot of steel is removed from the soaking pit. In this pit ingots are thoroughly heated to the extremely high temperature required for conversion into slabs, billets or sheet bars for further conversion
Waste paper. Destined for destruction, this household rubbish heap contains waste paper so badly needed today for conversion into the paper packing in which defense and lend-lease goods are shipped. Paper is one of the materials with which Americans have been most profligate, only now they are beginning to conserve paper along with many other materials long thought of as merely refuse
Steel manufacture, Allegheny-Ludlum. White-hot steel pours like water from a thirty-five ton electric furnace. The finest quality steels and alloys are produced in these furnaces, which allow much greater control of temperature than other conversion furnaces. The proportion of electric furnace steel is rising steadily, even though this process is the most expensive. The furnace is tiled for the pourings. The flying sparks indicate the fluidity of the steel
Waste paper. Waste is an American characteristic. For too many years we have simply thrown things out when we were through with them, without a thought that they might be reused. Here on this garbage scow carrying rubbish for disposal is a huge stock of waste paper, so vitally needed today for conversion into packing paper for defense and lend-lease products
Conservation. Scrap iron and steel. Waste materials from heaps such as these are a rich source of scrap materials for conversion into vitally needed defense material. Efforts are now being made to collect all such materials to alleviate threatened shortages (U.S. Route 1, Baltimore-Washington Highway, August 1941)
Subcontracting aircraft parts. War production is in large measure a story of conversion, a story of using at once facilities already available while newer facilities are being readied. Formerly an airship dock, this huge building--thought to be the largest in the world with no interior supports--is now the scene of many busy shops turning out aircraft sub-assembly parts. Either new housing close to the plant or vastly improved public transportation will eventually have to be supplied, for the tires on the cars of the workers, and perhaps even the cars themselves, will in many instances give in before the end of the present emergency. Goodyear, Akron, Ohio
Subcontracting (Beery and Sons). Plant conversion means machine conversion. This lathe at the Beery and Sons shop in Harrisonburg, Virginia, is being fitted for production of a small part needed by a war contractor. To the left of the lathe are some of the hurriedly constructed jigs and chucks turned out at the shop to speed delivery of various bits and pieces, often cutting the schedule as high as ninety-percent
Conversion. Army truck parts. An electric flash welding machine sending a million sparks into the air during the process of merging the two ends of a bogie roller ring at a large Midwest rubber factory now converted to war production. These rollers, placed inside the steel and rubber tanks tracks, are used to support the weight of Army tanks
Subcontracting (Beery and Sons). Plant conversion means machine conversion. Here workers at the Harrisonburg, Virginia shop of Beery and Sons are converting a lathe to turn out parts for a war contractor. All the actual work of conversion and the new tools and jigs needed are made in the shop
Conservation. Scrap iron and steel. Waste materials from heaps such as these are a rich source of scrap materials for conversion into vitally needed defense material. Efforts are now being made to collect all such materials to alleviate threatened shortages (U.S. Route 1, Baltimore-Washington Highway, August 1941)
Conservation. Scrap iron and steel. Waste materials from heaps such as these are a rich source of scrap materials for conversion into vitally needed defense material. Efforts are now being made to collect all such materials to alleviate threatened shortages (U.S. Route 1, Baltimore-Washington Highway, August 1941)
Conservation. Scrap iron and steel. Waste materials from heaps such as these are a rich source of scrap materials for conversion into vitally needed defense material. Efforts are now being made to collect all such materials to alleviate threatened shortages (U.S. Route 1, Baltimore-Washington Highway, August 1941)
Conservation. Scrap iron and steel. Waste materials from heaps such as these are a rich source of scrap materials for conversion into vitally needed defense material. Efforts are now being made to collect all such materials to alleviate threatened shortages (U.S. Route 1, Baltimore-Washington Highway, August 1941)
Conservation. Scrap iron and steel. Waste materials from heaps such as these are a rich source of scrap materials for conversion into vitally needed defense material. Efforts are now being made to collect all such materials to alleviate threatened shortages (U.S. Route 1, Baltimore-Washington Highway, August 1941)
Subcontracting (Beery and Sons). Plant conversion means machine conversion. Here workers at the Harrisonburg, Virginia shop of Beery and Sons are converting a lathe to turn out parts for a war contractor. All the actual work of conversion and the new tools and jigs needed are made in the shop

Subcontracting (Beery and Sons). Plant conversion means machine conver...

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Conversion. Army truck parts. Rings and rims, piled to the ceiling in a large Midwest rubber factory now converted to production of war essentials. The spacer rings (left) and the side rings (right) are used for Army transports and supply trucks
Steel production. Steel production in war time. A ladle of molten iron from a blast furncace is poured into an open hearth furnace for conversion into steel. Note the safety latch on the crane hook. Republic, Youngstown
Subcontracting aircraft parts. War production is in large measure a story of conversion, a story of using at once facilities already available while newer facilities are being readied. Formerly an airship dock, this huge building--thought to be the largest in the world with no interior supports--is now the scene of many busy shops turning out aircraft sub-assembly parts. Either new housing close to the plant or vastly improved public transportation will eventually have to be supplied, for the tires on the cars of the workers, and perhaps even the cars themselves, will in many instances give in before the end of the present emergency. Goodyear, Akron, Ohio
Conversion. Beverage containers to aviation oxygen cylinders. The huge press which formed the beverage containers shells pictured here has since been converted to produce oxygen cylinders, required by the U.S. Army for high altitude flying. The conversion was accomplished by substituting new dies. Firestone, Akron, Ohio

Conversion. Beverage containers to aviation oxygen cylinders. The huge...

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Conversion. Automobile industry. To convert automobile assembly plants into war production plants, much of the old machinery must be removed. This workman, perched high, is helping to speed the changeover by removing an overhead conveyor. The Plymouth Company, Chrysler Corporation, Detroit, Michigan
Auto conversion to airplane engines. With normal operations of this automobile factory suspended for the duration, the gigantic task of converting the entire plant (floor space: 500' x 900') to war production was taken over by the National Defense Plant Corporation. This involved all degrees of remodelling, the removal of old and installation of new machinery, and extensive rebuilding of the plant itself. This hand milling machine, formerly used in manufacture of automobile motors, has been converted to production of airplane engines. In peacetime it was used to mill the pulley keyway on the front of crankshafts. It cost $150 to convert this $1,800 machine with installation of a special fixture to enable milling of staking nicks at each end of crankpin oil hobs. Chevrolet, Buffalo, New York
Conversion. Copper and brass processing. Large rolls of sheet brass and copper ready for the slitting machine, where the roll edges will be trimmed off. These unfinished rolls will all be slit into even-edged, uniform width rolls. Chase Copper and Brass Company, Euclid, Ohio
Conversion. Fuel oil to coal heating system. Guests can keep warm and tanks can crash German lines at the same time as a result of this Washington hotel's conversion from a fuel oil to a coal heating system. The man installing the coal plant appears dwarfed by the tremendous size of the furnace

Conversion. Fuel oil to coal heating system. Guests can keep warm and ...

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Conversion. Pianos to airplane motors. Prior to the conversion of a Chicago piano factory to the manufacture of parts for trainer planes, Lorraine Avezzano operated this boring machine to prepare piano keyboards for further assembly. Today she uses the same machine to process connecting rods for trainer-plane motors. More than 1,000 of these rods pass through her hands each day. Gulbransen Company
Conversion. Automobile plant. Machines that pressed out fenders and hoods for that family sedan of yours are having a brief respite before their conversion to production of tanks for Uncle Sam's army. Chevrolet Motors, Detroit, Michigan

Conversion. Automobile plant. Machines that pressed out fenders and ho...

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Conversion. Compacts to ordnance. Rex Manufacturing Company, New Rochelle, New York. Inspecting shells for brass buttons
Conversion. Toy factory. Presses that once turned out metal toys and motion picture projectors are now being converted to production of filter boxes to be used in jeeps and tanks. Keystone
Conversion. Animal traps to armor-piercing bullet cores. Murals on the outside walls of this plant suggest production of animal traps. The plant is now converted to the making of armor-piercing bullet cores and other war essentials
Conversion. Floor waxer plant. One of the few lathes bought by a small Eastern manufacturing firm. Unable to purchase much new machinery, the owner of the company installed and remodelled old equipment to produce war essentials under subcontract. First orders were delivered thirty days after contract, an amoazingly short time considering that conversion of machines took two weeks of it. Floorola Products Inc., York, Pennsylvania

Conversion. Floor waxer plant. One of the few lathes bought by a small...

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Conversion. Floor waxer plant. Normally used in manufacture of floor waxers, as shown here, this five-spindle drill press is now used full-time on defense orders for which this small Eastern plant is under subcontract. Floorola Products Inc., York, Pennsylvania
Conversion. Auto radiators to army helmets. Heavy presses trim the edges of army helmets that have been formed on drawing presses. All these presses, which were stamping out auto radiator parts a short time ago, were retooled for conversion to war work. McCool Radiator Company, Detroit, Michigan

Conversion. Auto radiators to army helmets. Heavy presses trim the edg...

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Conversion. Copper and brass processing. Stocks of partially completed lengths of seamless copper tube in many sizes. These have still to go through several more draws through dies on drawbenches. Each draw reduces them in diameter and wall thickness, and lengthens them out. Then, before the tubes leaves the mill, the ends will be sawed off straight and clean. Chase Copper and Brass Company, Euclid, Ohio
Conversion. Silverware plant. Undergoing conversion to production of bomb shackles from silver tableware, employees of an Eastern plant are helping America deal death to the Axis. Worker operating the progressive welder is fabricating bomb shackle frames. More than 500 operations on 100 parts are required to assemble the shackles. And incidentally, before it can be assembled, fifty parts requiring 167 tool operations are in order. Oneida Ltd., Oneida, New York
Conversion. Auto parts to aircraft landing gear. The finishing touches in the making of a precision die are done by hand by this expert toolmaker in a large auto plant which has converted to the production of aircraft landing gear
Conversion. Safety razor plant. He used to make razor blades, but now he's a vital cog in Uncle Sam's war production machine. Charles Taylor, inspects steel part on converted horizontal grinder. Gillette
Conversion. Electric shaver plant. Before and after! This New England plant, whose normal product is electric dry shavers, now is converting to the production of machine tool parts to speed war production. At the right the worker is drilling pressure pinholes in the heads of the shavers; at the left the worker drills center holes in the spring collets which will be used to hold the work in turning machines now being made for the war production effort. Schick Inc., Stamford, Connecticut
Conversion. Metal screens to bomber windows. The Orange Screen Company made metal screens for doors and windows and a number of related items before beginning production of equipment for the Air Corps
Conversion. Beverage containers to aviation oxygen cylinders. After they are stamped on the huge toggle press in the metal division of a large rubber factory, these cylindrical domes which make up half of a shatterproof oxygen cylinder, are placed on a large conveyor where they are carried to workmen who will apply the circumferential and longitudinal straps. Cylinders are used for high altitude flying as a source of oxygen. Firestone, Akron, Ohio
Conversion. Copper and brass processing. The inside of a large brass and copper tube mill. Copper tubes are made in many sizes, and in many alloys, and are needed for war production in hundreds of different ways--from small diameter tubing for gas and oil lines in airplanes and tanks and motor cars to large diameter tubes used in construction of our battleships. A tube annealing furnace may be seen to the right. Chase Brass and Copper Company, Euclid, Ohio
Conversion (auto accessory plant). Photo shows girl workers at a New York City plant assembling field sterilizers for the United States Army Medical Corps.  Sol Lapides, partner in the firm inspects work. This firm formerly engaged in the manufacture of automobile accessories. Since converted ninety percent to war production
Conversion. Safety razor plant. Rita Allen sands V-blocks to remove marks made by milling machines. This razor factory has converted many of its machines to the production of tool posts which are essential to war production. Gillette
Conversion. Auto parts to artillery shells. Finished artillery shells are carefully gauged to ensure perfectly uniform ammunition for our fighting men. A converted Midwest auto plant is now producing these shells as efficiently as it turned out parts for automobiles
Conversion. Food machinery plant. Cutting of spouts for anti-tank guns is the present work of this lathe, shown here at its former job--shaping of wooden rollers used with a belt control to carry steaks into the cube steak machine which is this New England plant's normal product. Conversion of this lathe, and the stepping up of its speed, has turned his skill from peacetime work to war production. Cube Steak Machinery Company, Boston, Massachusetts

Conversion. Food machinery plant. Cutting of spouts for anti-tank guns...

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Conversion. Auto parts to artillery shells. A drilling operation on the noses of artillery shells is performed with speed and efficiency in a converted Midwest auto plant. Continuous conveyers feed the shells to the operators to ensure steady production
Conversion. Automobile industry. Automobile plant layout engineer studies scale model of a tank assembly plant. Note cars and trucks on model. The Plymouth Company, Chrylser Corporation, Detroit, Michigan
Conversion. Automobile plant. A thirty-eight-and-a-half-ton Bliss Marquette No. 40 1/2-84 press, removed from a building that is being entirely cleared and converted to other war production, is lowered to a flat car for shipment to its new location. There it will form hood sides for 4 x 4 and 6 x 6 army trucks. The large I-beam spans placed through the die opening save dismantling and permit two cranes to share the weight, thus permitting quicker removal. Chevrolet Motor, Detroit, Michigan
Conversion. Cash registers to gun magazines. Women work side by side with men to smash the Axis. Arming test of M-48 fuse bodies part of the routine inspection of shell parts at a former cash register factory now engaged in war production. National Cash Register Company, Dayton, Ohio
Conversion. Automobile plant. A tractor and an overhead crane work together on the removal, without dismantling, of a thirty-eight-and-a-half-ton press from an auto factory building which is being entirely cleared and converted to a new type armament program. In its new location, this press, a Bliss Marquette No. 40 1/2-34, will form hood sides for 4 x 4 and 6 x 6 army trucks. Chevrolet Motor, Detroit, Michigan
Conversion. Soft drink dispenser plant. Converted from the production of such items as soft drink dispensers and game boards, this Eastern manufacturing firm now produces precision tools for cartridge manufacture, brass quadrants and other essentials for the armed forces. Here workmen are inspecting a new internal grinder, a precision machine for the manufacture of precision tools and parts. Bristol and Martin Company, New York, New York
Conversion. Toy factory. Stephanie Cewe and Ann Manemeit, have turned their skill from peacetime production of toy trains to the assembly of parachute flare casings for the armies of democracy. Along with other workers in this Eastern plant, they have turned their skill to the vital needs of the day, and in many cases have seen to it that the machinery they used to use does Uncle Sam's most important work today. Here, they are assembling parachute flare casings, using the same electric screwdrivers they formerly used to assemble the locomotives of toy trains. A. C. Gilbert Company, New Haven, Connecticut
Conversion. Merry-go-round plant. This is a South Bend swing lathe used formerly in the manufacture of merry-go-rounds. This machine, along with others in this New York state plant is now turning out bits and pieces for our war program. Spillman Engineering Company, North Tonawanda, New York
Conversion. Silverware plant. As many as 10,000 gross of spoons per weeks have been produced by this Eastern company which is now undergoing conversion to production of surgical instruments vitally needed by the Army Medical Corps. The exhibit pictured here is the evolution of the spoon. Conversion of this plant with its hundreds of precision machines and staff of 3,400 skilled and semi-skilled workers is progressing rapidly. Oneida Ltd., Oneida, New York

Conversion. Silverware plant. As many as 10,000 gross of spoons per we...

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Conversion. Beverage containers to aviation oxygen cylinders. The first step in the manufacture of high-altitude-flying shatterproof oxygen cylinders in the metal department of a large rubber factory is the forming or stamping of the shell. Stainless steel sheets are blanked or cut into discs(left foreground). Before stamping, these discs are drawn through rolls where a drawing compound is added to both sides to facilitate the forming of the shell. The 750-ton toggle press, shown above, forms a half cylinder in one powerful stroke. Once the half cylinder is formed, it is trimmed and the value-fitting hole is punched into the spherical dome. A cleaning operation later removes the drawing compound. The cylinder halves are now ready for the various welding operations. Firestone, Akron, Ohio
Conversion. Automobile plant. Workmen inspect the powerful crank of a DF-1600-60 press that weighs eighty-seven tons. The machine is being cleaned and adjusted before moving to its new assignment of drawing army truck parts in a former automobile factory. Chevrolet Motors, Detroit, Michigan
Conversion. Soft drink dispenser plant. Converted from the production of such items as soft drink dispensers and game boards, this Eastern manufacturing firm now produces precision tools for cartridge manufacture, brass quadrants and other essentials for the armed forces. Personnel has jumped from 12 to 76 workers. In this machine shop different types of measuring gauges, bullet tools, dies and punches for use in America's arsenals are produced. Bristol and Martin Company, New York, New York
Conversion. Automobile industry. The last engines to come off the line will be used for filling government orders, to replace engines now in existence, and for certain marine engine work. The Plymouth Company, Chrylser Corporation, Detroit, Michigan
Washington, D.C. Conversion of the Shoreham Hotel furnace from oil to coal burning system
Conversion. Automobile industry. "Take it away, lady"--the last private passenger car to be made in a Midwest auto plant is driven away by its owner. Tanks instead of luxuries are America's new order. The Plymouth Company, Chrylser Corporation, Detroit, Michigan
Conversion. Food machinery plant. Cutting of spouts for anti-tank guns is the present work of this lathe, shown here at its former job-shaping wooden rollers used with a belt control to carry steaks into the cube steak machine which is this New England plant's normal production. Conversion of this lathe, and the stepping up of its speed, has turned his skill from peacetime work to war production. Cube Steak Machine Company, Boston, Massachusetts

Conversion. Food machinery plant. Cutting of spouts for anti-tank guns...

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Conversion. Flooring to gunstocks. Flooring the Axis. Following the last lot of hardwood plank flooring to go through a large Midwest plant before conversion to the manufacture of gunstocks or rifle furniture. Louisville, Kentucky

Conversion. Flooring to gunstocks. Flooring the Axis. Following the la...

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Conversion. Tire plant. This vulcanizing unit, largest in the world, was designed for the vulcanizing of giant tires used on earth-moving machinery; is now helping out the war program by vulcanizing self-sealing gas tanks for the nation's war planes. The mold containing the tank has been lowered into the vulcanizing unit and the huge cover is being lowered into position before the heat is turned on
Conversion. Safe and lock company. Assembling weapons for Victory to be used by the armed forces. Gerald Smith, twenty-eight, assembles thirty-seven-millimeter gun mounts in a factory which formerly made safes and locks. York Safe and Lock Company, York, Pennsylvania
Conversion. Food machinery plant. John J. Morris used to cut steel disc covers with his universal milling machine. These disc covers were part of the cube steak machines which are the normal products of the New England plant where he is employed. Today, however, Morris uses the same machine, tooled over for war subcontract work, for the cutting of large hexagonal nuts for a government arsenal. For cube steak machinery there was only one milling wheel, instead of the two shown above. "Hexing a nut" is a very simple job with a machine designed to shape the nut in a single operation, but such a machine is not available and time is short. Morris, therefore, shifts the round steel stock three times, cutting two sides at a time. Cube Steak Machine Company, Boston, Massachusetts
Conversion. Floor waxer plant. The owner of this small Eastern floor waxer plant (left) has planned for and almost completed conversion of his equipment to accomodate the defense production for which he has subcontracted. This five-spindle drill press, once used in manufacture of floor waxing machines, has been equipped with special chuck and drill for production of anti-aircraft guns. Floorola Products Inc., York, Pennsylvania

Conversion. Floor waxer plant. The owner of this small Eastern floor w...

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Conversion. Metal screens to bomber windows. Experience in gas-welding light metal frames for an Eastern window screen manufacturer was an valuable asset to many employees when the company began producing navigator windows for American bombers
Conversion. Food machinery plant. This turret lathe was purchased second-hand from a nearby shoe factory to speed production on war subcontracts held by a New England plant which formerly turned out cube steak machinery. Edwin Becker is checking on a retooling job in progress which will eventually fit the new lathe to thread three-and-a-quarter-inch hexagonal nuts. Becker is checking the measurements of the tool hole in the turret with those of the specially-built tap which will do the threading. Cube Steak Machine Company, Boston, Massachusetts
Conversion. Safety razor plant. Checking dimensions of completed V-block, shop supervisor George Cole explains testing processes to Edith Krause. Both these workers have graduated from razor blades to tool posts because of the company's subcontract for production of war tools
Conversion. Auto body plant. He used to be an automobile worker, but he's one of Uncle Sam's war workers these days, with the conversion of his company to the production of airplane parts. In the picture above he's driving rivets in an airplane tail section. Briggs Manufacturing Company, Detroit, Michigan
Meeting between officials of the OPM (Office or Personnel Management), Army, Navy and representatives of the automobile industry and the automobile unions, to discuss the problems of conversion in automobile plants. Left to right: Walter Reuther, USW-CIO (United Steelworkers of America-Congress of Industrial Organizations); R. J. Thomas, UAW-CIO (United Auto Workers-Congress of Industrial Organizations) president; Sidney Hillman, associate general, OPM; William S. Knudsen, director general, OPM; C.E. Wilson, president, General Motors
Conversion. Heaters to bogie wheels. Ready for final assembly, these bogie wheel tires have been stacked in a converted Midwest heater factory. These M-4 tank accessories are not produced in the company's old warehouse. They're sinkers with a tough job ahead to help sink the Axis
Conversion. Automobiles to 40 mm. anti-aircraft guns. Here, in a former automobile plant, 40 mm. anti-aircraft gun barrels are machined and made ready for front line duty. Since they must shoot fast moving objects at great distances, they must be finished to the very finest of tolerances. Chrysler Corporation, Highland Park, Detroit
Conversion. Jukebox plant. A skilled milling machine operator, this employee of an Eastern jukebox manufacturing concern has already been given war work to do. He's aiding in production of electrical control instruments whose basic design is similar to the control device on jukeboxes. When jukeboxes still on the assembly lines have been completed this firm will devote most of its space to war production. Rudolph Wurlitzer, North Tonawanda, New York
Conversion. Jukebox plant. It's all for fun now, but his technical skill in operating this 130-ton capacity die stamping press will soon be applied to far more important production. This employee of an Eastern jukebox manufacturing concern is shown stamping out mounting frames for jukeboxes. When the boxes have been completed, this company will devote a large percentage of its time and space to production of electrical devices to be used by the Army and Navy. Rudolph Wurlitzer, North Tonawanda, New York
Conversion. Copper and brass processing. Bundles of various sizes brass, copper, and bronze rod in the shipping room of a brass and copper mill. These will be manufactured into shafting for boats, or sawed into short lengths and machined to make fuse components or any of hundreds of solid brass parts for guns, ammunition, instrument vehicles or vessels. Chase Copper and Brass Company, Euclid, Ohio
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