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Date: 1944-12-27 

Description: A female factory worker wearing an apron readies a shell turning machine for operation at International Harvester's New Brighton Works.

Date: 1945-01-10 

Description: Lorraine Gray in the storage room inspecting some of the more than 300,000 batteries made in one day at the RMR (Ruben-Mallory-Ray-O-Vac) plant, a division...

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Men stand in a factory, possibly the Bettendorf Tank Arsenal, used during World War II to repair tanks for the United States military.


Plastic Housing

Date: 1945-02-20 

Description: Interior of a modular home developed by the Plastics Division of the Consolidated Paper Company. The project was developed in anticipation of the need for...

Date: 1944-06-13 

Description: Three female employees of Rennebohm Drugstore #2, 204 State Street, wearing white uniforms, caps and neckties with slogans urging people to buy war bonds:...

Date: 1942-05-25 ca.

Description: Female factory workers operate lathes at International Harvester's 20 (twenty) millimeter gun plant. Original caption reads: "Women employees have been tra...

Date: 1943 

Description: Photographic copy of a poster used in International Harvester factories used to promote work attendance during wartime. The poster features an illustration...


Female Auto Workers

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Women working on the automobile assembly line at Nash Motors (later American Motors) during World War I.

Date: 1945-03-07 

Description: Ruth Nelson, Red Cross motor corps volunteer, and the Red Cross display in the Wisconsin State Capitol rotunda. Display features contents of the prisoner-...

Date: 1942 

Description: Men work on what appears to be International Harvester's Bettendorf Tank Arsenal (factory).


Rosie the Riveter

Date: 1943-09 

Description: A real-life Rosie the Riveter instructs journalists on the Aviation Writers' Tour at the Goodyear Aircraft Factory. This plant manufactured Martin Marauder...

Date: 1945-09 

Description: Lorraine Gray collecting her pay in cash at the paymaster's office at the RMR (Ruben-Mallory-Ray-O-Vac) plant, a division of Ray-O-Vac located in the 1400...

Date: 1942-04 

Description: Sales girls (L to R): Patsie Anderson, Margaret Hatche, and Leone Owens distribute war bonds and stamps to farmers and other townspeople during a W.W. II s...

Date: 1942-05-25 ca.

Description: Female factory workers inspect parts at International Harvester's 20 (twenty) millimeter gun plant. Original caption reads: "Many small parts for the gun a...

Date: 1942 

Description: Group portrait of war correspondents and photographers on a ship on their way to Australia, February-March, 1942. Byron Darnton, reporter for the New York...

Book or Pamphlet

17 - Male Angora Rabbit

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Male angora rabbit, with the words, "Der Rammler".

Date: 1943-01-13 

Description: A group of recently hired factory female workers receive their first day of training at an International Harvester factory. The factory was responsible for...


Enola the Welder

Date: 1943-02 

Description: Enola O'Connell, the only woman welder at the Heil Company during World War II, working on gasoline trailer tanks. A 32-year-old widow and the mother of o...

Date: 1779-08-31 

Description: A handwritten "list of different inhabitants that consented to furnish the troops belonging to the state of Virginia."

Date: 1942 

Description: Two men unloading scrap metal from a truck near an International Harvester dealership, possibly Landaal Brothers of Waupun. One man is standing on the tru...

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