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Skilled Hands: 1942

Skilled Hands: 1942

World War Two toy factory conversion. From LOC: "The hands of Lucille Ciecko, worker in a New England plant, tells the story of conversion in its simpler aspects. Lucille used to drill casings for toy locomotives. Here she is changing the drill on her press, about to begin the more vital work of today - drilling holes for wires in parachute flare casings.

Patriotic Pitch: 1908

Patriotic Pitch: 1908

Crowd at railroad station hearing presidential candidate William Howard Taft speak from train, Ada, Minnesota, 1908. Taft won, defeating William Jennings Bryan. Bain News Service, publisher. George Grantham Bain Collection. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Seeing D.C. on Horseback: 1923

Seeing D.C. on Horseback: 1923

Native Americans on horseback visiting Washington D.C., 1923. Capitol building in the background. National Photo Company Collection. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Street Car Strike Beggar

Street Car Strike Beggar

Car striker begging. If you click on 'View Detailed Image" you can see that his hat says "I walk. Do not patronize scab cars." Assumed to be a street car strike, but no date, location or additional data provided with the photograph. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Sewing Machine Girls at Manzanar: 1943

Sewing Machine Girls at Manzanar: 1943

Foreman watching power sewing machine girls, Manzanar Relocation Center, California. Photo by Ansel Adams, 1943. LOC original medium: safety film negative.

Kingdom of Serbs, Croats & Slovenes: 1919

Kingdom of Serbs, Croats & Slovenes: 1919

4th of July parade, 1919. Float of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats & Slovenes. Probably Washington, D.C. Harris & Ewing collection. LOC original medium: glass negative.

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