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The Envied Bandage. 'Give me a bite of our apple and I will show you my sore toe' is the attitude of many of the little war orphans cared for by the Junior Red Cross of America in the orphanage at Podgiritza, Montinegro. So unacustomed are the little waifs to tender motherly care that they quite delight in being wrapped and bandaged. Miss Mohoney, of Melrose Park, Ill., nurse in the school orphanage is seen here binding the sore thumb of tiny Vujadin while his little playmate waches with jealous envy wishing he was to have a like bandage and distiction

The Envied Bandage. 'Give me a bite of our apple and I will show you m...

Title, date and notes from Red Cross caption card. Photographer name or source of original from caption card or negative sleeve: Paris Office. Data: Central Division. Group title: Personnel Montenegro. Gift; Am... More

Relief workers with whom Red Cross cooperated in Melrose Park and Maywood

Relief workers with whom Red Cross cooperated in Melrose Park and Mayw...

Title, date and notes from Red Cross caption card. Photographer name or source of original from caption card or negative sleeve: ARC; Credit to International Film Ser. Data: Red Cross Bulletin, Apr. 12th. Group... More

A section of debris in Melrose Park

A section of debris in Melrose Park

Title, date and notes from Red Cross caption card. Photographer name or source of original from caption card or negative sleeve: ARC; Credit to International Film Ser. Data: Red Cross Bulletin, Apr. 12th. Group... More

A worker in the roundhouse at the C & NW RR., Proviso yard, Chicago, Ill

A worker in the roundhouse at the C & NW RR., Proviso yard, Chicago, I...

12002-1. 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. Addi... More

Switchman throwing a switch a C and NW RR's Proviso yard, Chicago, Ill

Switchman throwing a switch a C and NW RR's Proviso yard, Chicago, Ill

12002-1. 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. Addi... More

A general view of a classification yard at C & NW RR's Proviso yard, Chicago, Ill

A general view of a classification yard at C & NW RR's Proviso yard, C...

12002-1. 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. Addi... More

Two employees at the roundhouse at Proviso yard, C & NW RR i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad, Chicago, Ill

Two employees at the roundhouse at Proviso yard, C & NW RR i.e. Chicag...

12002-1. 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. Addi... More

Work goes on 24 hours a day at C & NW RR's i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad's Proviso yard, Chicago, Ill

Work goes on 24 hours a day at C & NW RR's i.e. Chicago and North West...

12002-1. 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. Addi... More

Truck trailers loading and unloading at C & NW RR's i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad's Proviso yard, Chicago, Ill

Truck trailers loading and unloading at C & NW RR's i.e. Chicago and N...

12002-1. 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. Addi... More

Tracks at Proviso yard of C & NW RR i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad, Chicago, Ill

Tracks at Proviso yard of C & NW RR i.e. Chicago and North Western rai...

12002-1. 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. Addi... More

Workers at the roundhouse of the C & NW RR i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad Proviso Yard, Chicago, Ill

Workers at the roundhouse of the C & NW RR i.e. Chicago and North West...

12002-1. 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. Addi... More

A train (or "cut") being pushed out of a receiving yard toward the hump. A brakeman rides each train to signal the engineer in the locomotive at the rear; Proviso yard, C & NW RR., Chicago, Ill

A train (or "cut") being pushed out of a receiving yard toward the hum...

12002-1. 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. Prov... More

C & NW RR i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad, a general view of a classification yard at Proviso Yard, Chicago, Ill

C & NW RR i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad, a general view of a...

12002-1. 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. Addi... More

A general view of a classification yard at C & NW RR's Proviso(?) yard, Chicago, Ill

A general view of a classification yard at C & NW RR's Proviso(?) yard...

12002-1. 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. Addi... More

General view of one of the Chicago and Northwestern i.e. North Western railroad yards, Chicago, Ill

General view of one of the Chicago and Northwestern i.e. North Western...

Proviso Yards. Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. 12002-1. 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.p... More

General view of one of the classification yards of the C & NW RR i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad, Chicago, Ill

General view of one of the classification yards of the C & NW RR i.e. ...

Proviso Yards. Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. 12002-1. 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.p... More

General view of the hump, Chicago and Northwestern i.e. North Western railroad classification yard, Chicago, Ill

General view of the hump, Chicago and Northwestern i.e. North Western ...

Proviso Yards. Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. 12002-1. 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.p... More

Caboose on the caboose track at C & NW RR's i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad's Proviso yard, Chicago, Ill

Caboose on the caboose track at C & NW RR's i.e. Chicago and North Wes...

12002-1. 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. Addi... More

The yardmaster's office at the receiving yard, North Proviso(?), C & NW RR, Chicago, Ill

The yardmaster's office at the receiving yard, North Proviso(?), C & N...

12002-1. 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. Addi... More

Train going over the hump at C & NW RR's i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad's Proviso yard, Chicago, Ill

Train going over the hump at C & NW RR's i.e. Chicago and North Wester...

12002-1. 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. Addi... More

Tracks at C & NW RR's i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad's Proviso yard, Chicago, Ill

Tracks at C & NW RR's i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad's Provis...

12002-1. 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. Addi... More

C&NWRR i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad, towerman R.W. Mayberry of Elmhurst, Ill., at the Proviso yard. He operates a set of retarders and switches at the hump, Melrose Park (near Chicago), Ill

C&NWRR i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad, towerman R.W. Mayberry...

12002-1. 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. Addi... More

Repair tracks of the Chicago and Northwestern i.e. North Western R.R

Repair tracks of the Chicago and Northwestern i.e. North Western R.R

12002-1. 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. Addi... More

A Chicago and Northwestern i.e. North Western railroad roundhouse, Chicago, Ill

A Chicago and Northwestern i.e. North Western railroad roundhouse, Chi...

Proviso Yards. Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. 12002-1. 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.p... More

General view of part of the rip tracks at C & NW RR's i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad's Proviso yard, Chicago, Ill

General view of part of the rip tracks at C & NW RR's i.e. Chicago and...

12002-1. 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. Addi... More

General view of part of the Proviso yard of the Chicago and Northwestern i.e. North Western railroad, Chicago, Ill. In the background is the coal chute and roundhouse

General view of part of the Proviso yard of the Chicago and Northweste...

12002-1. 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. Addi... More

A train being pushed over the hump at the Proviso yard, C & NW RR., Chicago, Ill

A train being pushed over the hump at the Proviso yard, C & NW RR., Ch...

12002-1. 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. Addi... More

A welder who works in the round-house at the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad's Proviso yard

A welder who works in the round-house at the Chicago and Northwestern ...

12002-1. 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. Addi... More

Car jacked up for repairs on the repair tracks, North Proviso, C & NW RR i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad Chicago, Ill

Car jacked up for repairs on the repair tracks, North Proviso, C & NW ...

12002-1. 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. Addi... More

General view of part of classification yard at C & NW RR's i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad's Proviso yard, Chicago, Ill

General view of part of classification yard at C & NW RR's i.e. Chicag...

12002-1. 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. Addi... More

General view of a classification yard at C & NW RR's i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad's Proviso yard, Chicago, Ill

General view of a classification yard at C & NW RR's i.e. Chicago and ...

12002-1. 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. Addi... More

Melrose Park (near Chicago), Ill; C & NW RR i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad; L. Logan, of West Chicago, boilermaker at the roundhouse at the Proviso yard

Melrose Park (near Chicago), Ill; C & NW RR i.e. Chicago and North Wes...

12002-1. 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. Addi... More

Melrose Park (near Chicago), Ill, C&NWRR i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad. William London has been a railroad worker 25 years - now working at the roundhouse at the Proviso yards

Melrose Park (near Chicago), Ill, C&NWRR i.e. Chicago and North Wester...

12002-1. 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. Addi... More

Worker inspecting a locomotive on a pit in the roundhouse at the C & NW RR's i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad's Proviso yard, Chicago, Ill

Worker inspecting a locomotive on a pit in the roundhouse at the C & N...

12002-1. 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. Addi... More

General view of the hump yard at Proviso yard, C & NW RR i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad, Chicago, Ill

General view of the hump yard at Proviso yard, C & NW RR i.e. Chicago ...

12002-1. 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. Addi... More

Frederick Batt, brakeman, on the C & NW RR i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad, at Proviso yard, Chicago, Ill

Frederick Batt, brakeman, on the C & NW RR i.e. Chicago and North West...

12002-1. 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. Addi... More

Switch lists coming in by teletype to the hump office at a Chicago and Northwestern i.e. North Western railroad yard, Chicago, Ill

Switch lists coming in by teletype to the hump office at a Chicago and...

Proviso Yards. Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. 12002-1. 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.p... More

View in a departure yard at C & NW RR's i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad's Proviso (?) yard at twilight, Chicago, Ill. Brakeman is signaling with a red flare and the train is going by during exposure

View in a departure yard at C & NW RR's i.e. Chicago and North Western...

12002-1. 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. Addi... More

A train pulling out of the freight house at C & NW RR's Proviso(?) yard, Chicago, Ill

A train pulling out of the freight house at C & NW RR's Proviso(?) yar...

12002-1. 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. Addi... More

View in a departure yard at C & NW RR's i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad's Proviso(?) yard, at twilight, Chicago, Ill

View in a departure yard at C & NW RR's i.e. Chicago and North Western...

12002-1. 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. Addi... More

C & NW RR [i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad]; locomotives in the roundhouse at Proviso yard, Chicago, Ill.

C & NW RR [i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad]; locomotives in th...

12002-1. 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. Addi... More

A.S. Gerdee, of 3251 Maypole(?) Street, working as a switchman at Proviso yard of C & NW RR i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad, Chicago, Ill

A.S. Gerdee, of 3251 Maypole(?) Street, working as a switchman at Prov...

12002-1. 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. Addi... More

General view of one of the classification yards of the Chicago and Northwestern i.e. North Western Railroad, Chicago, Ill

General view of one of the classification yards of the Chicago and Nor...

Proviso Yards. Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. 12002-1. 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.p... More

Greasing a locomotive in the roundhouse at Proviso (?) yard, C & NW RR i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad's, Chicago, Ill

Greasing a locomotive in the roundhouse at Proviso (?) yard, C & NW RR...

12002-1. 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. Addi... More

C & NW RR i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad, railroad worker cultivating the small Victory garden in the Proviso yard, Chicago, Ill

C & NW RR i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad, railroad worker cul...

12002-1. 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. Addi... More

Mike Evans, a welder, at the rip tracks at Proviso yard of the C & NW RR i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad, Chicago, Ill

Mike Evans, a welder, at the rip tracks at Proviso yard of the C & NW ...

12002-1. 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. Addi... More

John L. Walter, conductor at Proviso yard of the C&NWRR i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad. Mr. Walter has been employed on the railroad for 45 years, 32 of them as conductor. The red nose and cheeks are due to the below zero weather outside. Chicago, Ill

John L. Walter, conductor at Proviso yard of the C&NWRR i.e. Chicago a...

12002-1. 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. Addi... More

Sam Cell, working on the truck of a car at the rip tracks of C & NW RR's i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad's Proviso yard, Chicago, Ill

Sam Cell, working on the truck of a car at the rip tracks of C & NW RR...

12002-1. 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. Addi... More

Train going over the hump at the C & NW RR's i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad's Proviso yard, Chicago, Ill

Train going over the hump at the C & NW RR's i.e. Chicago and North We...

12002-1. 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. Addi... More

John Sabados washing up after a day's work at the rip tracks at Proviso yard of C & NW RR i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad, Chicago, Ill

John Sabados washing up after a day's work at the rip tracks at Provis...

12002-1. 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. Addi... More

The regular tracks of the South Yards, at C & NW RR's Proviso (?) yard, Chicago, Ill

The regular tracks of the South Yards, at C & NW RR's Proviso (?) yard...

12002-1. 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. Addi... More

General view of a classification yard at C & NW RR's i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad's Proviso (?) yard, Chicago, Ill

General view of a classification yard at C & NW RR's i.e. Chicago and ...

12002-1. 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. Addi... More

Looking toward the Chicago and Northwestern i.e. North Western railroad classification yard. The trestle runs from the ice house to the yard. The old cars in the foreground are used as living quarters for some yard workers and itinerant help. Town of Melrose Park is in background

Looking toward the Chicago and Northwestern i.e. North Western railroa...

Proviso Yards. Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. 12002-1. 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.p... More

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