WW2 War Department Jobs: 1940

WW2 War Department Jobs: 1940

War Department besieged by job applicants. Washington, D.C., 1940. Defense preparations resulted in an unusual rush of applicants for jobs in the War Department. So much so, War Department officials set aside a special space on the ground floor for interviews and the fillings out of application blanks. Artillery piece in foreground. Harris & Ewing, photographer. Historical photos provided by LOC. Original Medium: glass negative.