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United States Resettlement Administration exhibit at the Great Lakes Exposition

United States Resettlement Administration exhibit at the Great Lakes E...

Title and other information from caption card. Negative has no corresponding print in a lot. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More inform... more

United States Resettlement Administration exhibit. Great Lakes Exposition

United States Resettlement Administration exhibit. Great Lakes Exposit...

Title and other information from caption card. Negative has no corresponding print in a lot. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More inform... more

United States Resettlement Administration exhibit. Cleveland, Ohio

United States Resettlement Administration exhibit. Cleveland, Ohio

Title and other information from caption card. Negative has no corresponding print in a lot. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More inform... more

Gas station and gospel mission. Cleveland, Ohio

Gas station and gospel mission. Cleveland, Ohio

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Productive America. Ploughman in the spring--a scene reminiscent of a Corot painting. This truck farm near Cleveland, Ohio is typical of many that supply food to neighboring cities

Productive America. Ploughman in the spring--a scene reminiscent of a ...

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

War Production Board (WPB) poster. "Slap Happy Jap." This life-size figure of "Slap Happy Jap" has been created by the "Quicker for Victory" campaign of the labor-management committee in the Cleveland warehouse plant. He appears in different departments with varying messages to spur production

War Production Board (WPB) poster. "Slap Happy Jap." This life-size fi...

Actual size of negative is B (approximately 5 x 7 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944... more

War production drive. The war production drive committee in the Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company plant in Cleveland approved this pledge card. The signing of each card impressed the worker with his individual responsibility for the success of the drive. Many other plants have used similar pledges and many plants forward these signed pledges to Donald M. Nelson, Chairman of the War Production Board (WPB), as a gesture of their commitment to increase production

War production drive. The war production drive committee in the Westin...

Actual size of negative is B (approximately 5 x 7 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944... more

The Army is an important user of tire chains. Each of the new halftrac scout cars being turned out in a large Midwest plant will carry tire chains as standard equipment. White Motor Company, Cleveland, Ohio

The Army is an important user of tire chains. Each of the new halftrac...

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

Production. Diesel engines. Good patterns help the war production drive by speeding foundry and machine operations. A skilled pattern maker of a Midwest engine plant checks against blueprint measurements laid down by the design engineers

Production. Diesel engines. Good patterns help the war production driv...

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

Engine blocks for the Army's new halftrac scout cars. They represent the latest and best thought in automotive foundry and precision machining practice. The large Midwest plant that is turning them out has been making engine blocks for many years for commercial trucks. White Motor Company, Cleveland, Ohio

Engine blocks for the Army's new halftrac scout cars. They represent t...

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

Truckers bringing supplies, people performing essential services, anyone with a legitimate reason can enter a defense plant, but he and his business must first be known. During his visit he must wear an identification badge issued by the plant police. White Motor Company, Cleveland, Ohio

Truckers bringing supplies, people performing essential services, anyo...

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

A bogy assembly for an Army halftrac scout car takes shape on the production line of an Ohio truck plant. When it's completed it must be able to stand rigid inspections. White Motor Company, Cleveland, Ohio

A bogy assembly for an Army halftrac scout car takes shape on the prod...

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

Steam cleaning an Army halftrac scout car for final painting. One of the last touches a large Midwest plant gives the cars is a good paint job that provides protection against the weather and puts the car "into Army uniform." White Motor Company, Cleveland, Ohio

Steam cleaning an Army halftrac scout car for final painting. One of t...

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

Production. Diesel engines. Blower gears that will be assembled into diesel engines for the Navy are carefully matched in a Midwest manufacturing plant

Production. Diesel engines. Blower gears that will be assembled into d...

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

Halftrac scout cars. The dynamometer (power measurer to you) makes an engine prove its right to go to work on one of the Army's new halftrac scout cars. The Midwest manufacturer of this engine produces the complete car. White Motor Company, Cleveland, Ohio

Halftrac scout cars. The dynamometer (power measurer to you) makes an ...

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

Production. Diesel engines. Diesel power for the Navy. Drilling a pump connection at an Ohio engine manufacturing plant

Production. Diesel engines. Diesel power for the Navy. Drilling a pump...

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

Army halftrac scout cars ready for final test. When the test drivers of a large Midwest plant get through doing their stuff, these trucks will be ready for full Army duty. White Motor Company, Cleveland, Ohio

Army halftrac scout cars ready for final test. When the test drivers o...

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

E. W. Gray, chief of plant protection at the White Motor Company, Cleveland, Ohio

E. W. Gray, chief of plant protection at the White Motor Company, Clev...

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

Production. Diesel engines. Crankshafts are prepared for assembly into diesel engines being made for the Navy at a Midwest manufacturing plant

Production. Diesel engines. Crankshafts are prepared for assembly into...

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

Production. Diesel engines. General view of the engine testing department at a Midwest plant producing diesel engines for the Navy

Production. Diesel engines. General view of the engine testing departm...

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

So that men may work together, this sentinel keeps vigil at a large defense plant against saboteurs. White Motor Company, Cleveland, Ohio

So that men may work together, this sentinel keeps vigil at a large de...

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

A coat of paint makes anything look better. But the purpose of spraying the undercarriages of the Army's halftrac scout cars is for protection. The job is part of the production routine on a large order being filled by a Midwest truck manufacturer. White Motor Company, Cleveland, Ohio

A coat of paint makes anything look better. But the purpose of sprayin...

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

The fine maneuvering qualities of the Army's halftrac scout car depends largely on the tractor belt. The mounting of the belt on the chassis is handled deftly by a skilled crew on the assembly line of an Ohio truck manufacturer. White Motor Company, Cleveland, Ohio

The fine maneuvering qualities of the Army's halftrac scout car depend...

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

Batteries for the halftrac scout cars being made at a large Midwest truck plant must have no defects. They won't have after the inspectors have checked their performance. White Motor Company, Cleveland, Ohio

Batteries for the halftrac scout cars being made at a large Midwest tr...

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

Careful plant inspections assure that each new Army scout car is correct in every detail before it leaves the production line of a large Midwest truck plant. White Motor Company, Cleveland, Ohio

Careful plant inspections assure that each new Army scout car is corre...

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

Production. Diesel engines. An inspector at a Midwest plant measures precision parts that will go into diesel engines being made for the Navy

Production. Diesel engines. An inspector at a Midwest plant measures p...

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

New recruits for America's armies. Halftrac scout cars ready for delivery from the Midwest plant at which they were made. White Motor Company, Cleveland, Ohio

New recruits for America's armies. Halftrac scout cars ready for deliv...

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

Halftrac scout cars. Putting precision-made pistons assemblies into precision-made cylinders is a job that fits this former auto worker. The engine will be the power plant of an Army halftrac scout car. The Midwest plant that is turning it out has trained American automotive workers for every job on the line. White Motor Company, Cleveland, Ohio

Halftrac scout cars. Putting precision-made pistons assemblies into pr...

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

Halftrac scout cars. Perfectly balanced sets of connecting rods mean better engine performance for the Army's new halftrac scout cars. The man who weighs the rods must adhere to the very close tolerances set up for every operator in the big Midwestern plant in which he works. White Motor Company, Cleveland, Ohio

Halftrac scout cars. Perfectly balanced sets of connecting rods mean b...

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

Production. Diesel engines. Skilled pattern makers of a Midwest diesel plant check their work. Good patterns help the war production drive by speeding foundry and machine operations

Production. Diesel engines. Skilled pattern makers of a Midwest diesel...

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

Halftrac scout cars. Under the skilled hands of trained workers, the engine for an Army halftrac scout car begins to take form. Each of its parts is built to stand up under the conditions imposed by modern warfare on mechanized equipment. White Motor Company, Cleveland, Ohio

Halftrac scout cars. Under the skilled hands of trained workers, the e...

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

Power for the Army! The engine for an halftrac scout car is raised by electric hoist to the assembly floor of Midwest truck plant. Scout cars in which these engines were and are installed are expected to play a vital role in the war program. White Motor Company, Cleveland, Ohio

Power for the Army! The engine for an halftrac scout car is raised by ...

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

Production. Diesel engines. More power for the Navy. A diesel engine is loaded into a railroad car for shipment from a Midwest manufacturing plant

Production. Diesel engines. More power for the Navy. A diesel engine i...

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

The bogy assembly of an Army halftrac scout car plays an important part in a very capable vehicle. It requires skilled workers on the production line of a large Midwest truck plant. White Motor Company, Cleveland, Ohio

The bogy assembly of an Army halftrac scout car plays an important par...

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

Rotors and blades. A Cleveland manufacturer making aircraft fuel pumps is seeking subcontractors who can furnish steel rotors and rotor blades

Rotors and blades. A Cleveland manufacturer making aircraft fuel pumps...

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Title and other information from print in lot and lot catalog card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Wash... more

Production. Diesel engines. Diesel power for the Navy. A draftsman working on a vertical layout board draws an engineer's picture of a machine part the factory will create in metal

Production. Diesel engines. Diesel power for the Navy. A draftsman wor...

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

Production. Diesel engines. The valve mechanism of a diesel engine for the Navy is adjusted at a Midwest manufacturing plant

Production. Diesel engines. The valve mechanism of a diesel engine for...

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

The ordnance department must satisfy itself that every halftrac scout car turned over to it by a Midwest manufacturer is fit for Army duty. The department's own inspector gives it a thorough going over from bumper to bumper. White Motor Company, Cleveland, Ohio

The ordnance department must satisfy itself that every halftrac scout ...

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

Production. Diesel engines. Blower rotor that will soon be assembled into diesel engines for the Navy at a Midwest manufacturing plant

Production. Diesel engines. Blower rotor that will soon be assembled i...

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

Production. Diesel engines. Naval officers and men are instructed in diesel engine operation at a Midwest manufacturing plant

Production. Diesel engines. Naval officers and men are instructed in d...

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

Halftrac scout cars. A crankshaft that earns a job for itself in one of the Army's new halftrac scout cars is a good crankshaft. The Midwest manufacturer who turns it out knows that it's made of the best materials, is accurately machined and has perfect static and dynamic balance

Halftrac scout cars. A crankshaft that earns a job for itself in one o...

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

Production. Diesel engines. A diesel engine, produced for the Navy at a Midwest manufacturing plant, is prepared for testing under Navy supervision

Production. Diesel engines. A diesel engine, produced for the Navy at ...

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

On guard against sabotage, this patrolman at a large defense production plant gives soldierly care to a rifle that may stop a saboteur. White Motor Company, Cleveland, Ohio

On guard against sabotage, this patrolman at a large defense productio...

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

Production. Diesel engines. Assembling the drive ends of diesel engines being made for the Navy at a Midwest manufacturing plant

Production. Diesel engines. Assembling the drive ends of diesel engine...

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

Production. Diesel engines. A diesel engine produced for the Navy at a Midwest manufacturing plant, is inspected by a "five strip" chief petty officer

Production. Diesel engines. A diesel engine produced for the Navy at a...

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

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