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On Our Way Home: 1904

On Our Way Home: 1904

Title with the photo: "We are on our way home." Looking closely at the picture, it appears the woman is sitting on a wheelbarrow that is pointed the opposite way of the donkey. Doesn't look like a workable form of transportation. Location unknown but the barrel she is sitting on says "South Pasadena via Redondo" on it. So perhaps southern California. Photo taken in 1904.

Transporting Telephone Girls: 1916

Transporting Telephone Girls: 1916

Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Company truck transporting telephone girls (operators?) during transportation strike, 1916. Bell Telephone sign on top of the truck. Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Sunbonnet Style: 1930

Sunbonnet Style: 1930

Great Depression era portrait of old woman in large sunbonnet, 1930. Photo by photographer Doris Ulmann. LOC original medium: platinum photographic print.

WW2 Women Welders: 1942

WW2 Women Welders: 1942

Description with the photo: "De Land pool. Aircraft construction class. These two Daytona Beach, Florida housewives talk war work and welding like their grandmothers talked about the weekly quilting society, as they learn to take their places on a war production line in the Volusia County Vocational School. Mrs. Nancy H. Herbert, left, has a son in the Navy. Mrs. Anna E.

Suffragette Flower Sale: 1916

Suffragette Flower Sale: 1916

Women's suffrage movement supporters selling flowers (Mrs. Spinack's car), 1916. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Pop Goes the Rivet: 1942

Pop Goes the Rivet: 1942

A woman riveter in the assembly and repair department of the Naval Air Base in Corpus Christi, Texas, supervises a male trainee from Michigan. WW2 photo taken in 1942 by photographer Howard R. Hollem. FSA - OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: color transparency.

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