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Women Combing Hemp Fibers | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

Women Combing Hemp Fibers

Women Combing Hemp Fibers | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Lula Lawrence, lsft, and Esther Gunderson combing hemp fibers.  In the background two women are sorting hemp fiber bundles for rope and cordage during World War II.
DESCRIPTION
Lula Lawrence, lsft, and Esther Gunderson combing hemp fibers. In the background two women are sorting hemp fiber bundles for rope and cordage during World War II.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:34473
Creation Date: October 06 1944
Creator Name:Vinje, Arthur M., 1888-1972
City:De Forest, Village of
County:Dane
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Vinje, Arthur M. : Photographs and Negatives+
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, original
Original Format Number:(V5)456
Original Dimensions:2 x 3 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
One of five images. Article published in the Wisconsin State Journal on December 31, 1944.
SUBJECTS
Women
Blue collar workers
Work clothes
Agricultural laborers
Indoor photography
Machinery
Hemp Industry
War work
World War, 1939-1945

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