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Colonel Haskell Receiving Millionth Shell

Colonel Haskell Receiving Millionth Shell | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Col. Robert K. Haskell (left) receiving the one millionth shell manufactured by the Malleable Iron Range Co. of Beaver Dam in a ceremony at the manufacturing plant. H.T. Burrow (right), President of the company, presented the shell during a ceremony. Three Monarch ranges can be seen in the background.
DESCRIPTION
Col. Robert K. Haskell (left) receiving the one millionth shell manufactured by the Malleable Iron Range Co. of Beaver Dam in a ceremony at the manufacturing plant. H.T. Burrow (right), President of the company, presented the shell during a ceremony. Three Monarch ranges can be seen in the background.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:81532
Creation Date:1953-06  
Creator Name:Prindle, John R.
City:Beaver Dam
County:Dodge
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Prindle, John R., photographer : Negatives, circa 1952-circa 1960
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, original
Original Format Number:PH 921
Original Dimensions:5 x 4 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Malleable Iron Range Co. was best known for manufacturing Monarch gas and electric ranges, but began manufacturing shells for the war effort in September of 1951. By early June of 1953, they had produced a million shells.
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Suits (Clothing)
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Household appliances
Officers
Artillery
Korean War, 1950-1953
Ordnance
Indoor photography
Men
Portrait photography
Signs and signboards
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