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Map of Hampden County, Massachusetts /

Map of Hampden County, Massachusetts /

Relief shown by hachures. LC Land ownership maps, 312 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Ancillary maps: Blandford Centre -- Brimfield -- Chester Factories -- Chicopee --... more

Map of Hampden County, Massachusetts /

Map of Hampden County, Massachusetts /

Relief shown by hachures. LC Land ownership maps, 313 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes insets.

Learning how. The war production program means school to these boys. Class work is part of their training to be expert tool and die makers

Learning how. The war production program means school to these boys. C...

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Caption card lists some of the printing history of image. Caption edited by agency. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United Sta... more

The man behind the gun. John C. Garand, inventor of the semi-automatic rifle now being turned out in large quantities under the war program, looks over one of the guns

The man behind the gun. John C. Garand, inventor of the semi-automatic...

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Caption card lists some of the printing history of image. Caption edited by agency. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United Sta... more

Turning out guns. Turning out guns on a modern automatic lathe. This machine is shaping the outside of a gun barrel for the war program

Turning out guns. Turning out guns on a modern automatic lathe. This m...

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Caption card lists some of the printing history of image. Caption edited by agency. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United Sta... more

Tough steel for a tough job. It takes tough steel to stand up in a Garand rifle. Here workmen are testing the hardness of steel at an eastern armory, a center of war work

Tough steel for a tough job. It takes tough steel to stand up in a Gar...

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Caption card lists some of the printing history of image. Caption edited by agency. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United Sta... more

From brown Bess to the Chicago typewriter. Part of the collection of small arms at an eastern armory, where a long tradition of gun-making is being brought to bear in the war program

From brown Bess to the Chicago typewriter. Part of the collection of s...

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

War work in the groove. A modern rifling machine cutting the grooves in a gun barrel

War work in the groove. A modern rifling machine cutting the grooves i...

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Caption card lists some of the printing history of image. Caption edited by agency. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United Sta... more

Tempered to take it. This elaborate machine is an important war worker. It heat treats and tempers gun parts at an eastern armory

Tempered to take it. This elaborate machine is an important war worker...

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Caption card lists some of the printing history of image. Caption edited by agency. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United Sta... more

Ready for a bath. Ready for a bath in oil are these gun stocks. The oil will preserve them in the strenuous days ahead in war work

Ready for a bath. Ready for a bath in oil are these gun stocks. The oi...

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

Training for war. This apprentice school lad will become a soldier of industry in our war preparation. Right now he's learning how to grind tools at an eastern armory

Training for war. This apprentice school lad will become a soldier of ...

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Caption card lists some of the printing history of image. Caption edited by agency. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United Sta... more

Gate of guns. Main entrance to the Administration building at an eastern armory, now turning out guns for the war program

Gate of guns. Main entrance to the Administration building at an easte...

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

Out of the rough. A gun stock takes shape under the hands of a skilled workman as the war production goes ahead at an eastern armory

Out of the rough. A gun stock takes shape under the hands of a skilled...

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Caption card lists some of the printing history of image. Caption edited by agency. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United Sta... more

Generations of feet have trodden this worker's doorway. Holyoke, Massachusetts

Generations of feet have trodden this worker's doorway. Holyoke, Massa...

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

Springfield, Massachusetts. John C. Garand, inventor of the Garand rifle, pointing out some of the features of the rifle to Major General Charles M. Wesson during the general's visit to the Springfield arsenal. At right is Brigadier General Gilbert H. Stewart, commanding officer of the arsenal

Springfield, Massachusetts. John C. Garand, inventor of the Garand rif...

Image source: Wide World, New York. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information abou... more

Western Holyoke is the wealthy residential district of this paper mill town on the Connecticut River, Massachusetts

Western Holyoke is the wealthy residential district of this paper mill...

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

Holyoke, Massachusetts. The low income housing project of the FHA (Federal Housing Association) in the Berkshire Mountains

Holyoke, Massachusetts. The low income housing project of the FHA (Fed...

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

Movie attraction in the workers' section at Holyoke, Massachusetts

Movie attraction in the workers' section at Holyoke, Massachusetts

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

Workers' homes. Holyoke, Massachusetts

Workers' homes. Holyoke, Massachusetts

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

Holyoke, Massachusetts. Two women on one of the streets of the low income housing project of the FHA Federal Housing Administration)

Holyoke, Massachusetts. Two women on one of the streets of the low inc...

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

North at the tracts between the river and the canals in the workers' town. Holyoke, Massachusetts

North at the tracts between the river and the canals in the workers' t...

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

This girl's mother is Lithuanian and her father is Polish. Workers' section of Holyoke, Massachusetts

This girl's mother is Lithuanian and her father is Polish. Workers' se...

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

Children of the mill workers of Holyoke, Massachusetts

Children of the mill workers of Holyoke, Massachusetts

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

FHA (Federal Housing Administration) low income housing project is built on the edge of the "slum area" at Holyoke, Massachusetts

FHA (Federal Housing Administration) low income housing project is bui...

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

Men talk. Street scene at Holyoke, Massachusetts

Men talk. Street scene at Holyoke, Massachusetts

Negative is bent. 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 Coll... more

Children play in safety in the FHA (Federal Housing Administration) low income housing project at Holyoke, Massachusetts

Children play in safety in the FHA (Federal Housing Administration) lo...

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

Mill worker's children. Holyoke, Massachusetts

Mill worker's children. Holyoke, Massachusetts

Photo shows boys holding comic books: the boy on the left is holding a Dell's publication, The Comics #1, from March 1937. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War I... more

FHA (Federal Housing Administration) low income housing project, Holyoke, Massachusetts

FHA (Federal Housing Administration) low income housing project, Holyo...

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

Theatre in workers' section at Holyoke, Massachusetts

Theatre in workers' section at Holyoke, Massachusetts

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

The slums in Holyoke are old, nothing much has been built in the last thirty years. Holyoke, Massachusetts

The slums in Holyoke are old, nothing much has been built in the last ...

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

Connecticut River at Holyoke, Massachusetts

Connecticut River at Holyoke, Massachusetts

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

FHA (Federal Housing Administration) low income housing project. Holyoke, Massachusetts

FHA (Federal Housing Administration) low income housing project. Holyo...

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

Between the mills and the canals is where the workers live. Holyoke, Massachusetts

Between the mills and the canals is where the workers live. Holyoke, M...

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

The Connecticut River is dammed to supply water power for the mills of Holyoke, Massachusetts

The Connecticut River is dammed to supply water power for the mills of...

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

There is plenty of fresh air and sunlight for the workers' children in the FHA (Federal Housing Administration) low income housing project. Holyoke, Massachusetts

There is plenty of fresh air and sunlight for the workers' children in...

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

Mill worker's children. Holyoke, Massachusetts

Mill worker's children. Holyoke, Massachusetts

Photo shows boys holding comic books: the boy on the left is holding a Dell's publication, The Comics #1, from March 1937.

A rack of Garand rifles on their way to the shipping room. Soon they will be playing an active part in our work

A rack of Garand rifles on their way to the shipping room. Soon they w...

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

Putting them together. A corner of the assembly room at an armory, where war workers are putting together the parts which make up a Garand rifle

Putting them together. A corner of the assembly room at an armory, whe...

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

Guns--plenty of 'em. Masses of gun barrels in the process of manufacture for the war program

Guns--plenty of 'em. Masses of gun barrels in the process of manufactu...

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 forges ahead...literally. This red-hot bar is being forged to rough shape before it is machined

War production forges ahead...literally. This red-hot bar is being for...

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Caption card lists some of the printing history of image. Caption edited by agency. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United Sta... more

A fine finish is being given this gun stock on the sanding machine. One of the multitude of processes in the manufacture of rifles for the war program

A fine finish is being given this gun stock on the sanding machine. On...

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

War program keeps its eye on the ballistics. These 50 caliber machine guns are being inspected in the ballistics laboratory at an eastern armory

War program keeps its eye on the ballistics. These 50 caliber machine ...

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

Automatic machines. Automatic machines have time and labor in the war program. This modern copying lathe takes a rough rifle stock and turns it to its final shape

Automatic machines. Automatic machines have time and labor in the war ...

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 granddaddy of the machine gun. The multi-barreled Billinghurst-Requa Battery gun of 1862. The modern descendents of the battery gun, the latest type of machine gun, are now being produced in large quantities at the armory in the war program

The granddaddy of the machine gun. The multi-barreled Billinghurst-Req...

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

Testing for accuracy. Checking the straight-shooting qualities of one of the semi-automatic rifle which play an important role in our war preparation. Note the ejected cartridge flying through the air in the upper right hand corner of the photograph

Testing for accuracy. Checking the straight-shooting qualities of one ...

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 machines for war program. This is a broaching machine. Broaching is an efficient manufacturing method now being successfully adapted to gun making

New machines for war program. This is a broaching machine. Broaching i...

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

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