World War II

WW2 Mass Production: 1943

WW2 Mass Production: 1943

World War Two fighter aircraft production factory, 1943. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Bomber Power: 1942

Bomber Power: 1942

Cowling and control rods are added to motors for North American B-25 bombers as they move down the assembly line, North American Aviation, Inglewood, California. World War Two factory photo taken in 1942 by photographer Alfred T. Palmer. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information. LOC original medium: color transparency.

Wright Whirlwind Worker: 1942

Wright Whirlwind Worker: 1942

Mechanic Mary Josephine Farley works on a Wright Whirlwind aircraft engine. Assembly and Repairs Department, Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas. 1942 photo by photographer Howard R. Hollem. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information. LOC original medium: color transparency.

Window Shopping: 1940s

Window Shopping: 1940s

Military women looking in the window of Rumpelmayer's Restaurant and Ice Cream Parlor at St. Moritz On-the-Park, New York City. World War Two era photo taken between 1940 and 1946. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Civil Air Patrol: 1943

Civil Air Patrol: 1943

Airplane at Civil Air Patrol Base, Bar Harbor, Maine. Photo taken in 1943 by photographer John Collier. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection. LOC original medium: color transparency

Fort Story, Virginia: 1942

Fort Story, Virginia: 1942

Soldiers operate an azimuth instrument, to measure the angle of splash in sea-target practice, Fort Story, Virginia. Photo taken in 1942 by photographer Alfred T. Palmer. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection. LOC original medium: color transparency.

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