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Women Metal Fabricators

Date: 1946
Description: Women workers at Moe Brothers.
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Women with Metal Parts at West Pullman Works

Date: 1930
Description: Three women are posing while holding metal parts manufactured at West Pullman Works.
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Woman Throwing Out Wash Water

Date: 1925
Description: Woman dumping wash water from a metal wash basin on the back step of her farmhouse.
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Woman on Farmhouse Porch

Date: 1920
Description: A woman wearing a dress and apron washes her hands in a metal bucket set on a table on a farmhouse porch. Multiple metal pails with handles and a milk pail...
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Woman Hauling Water

Date: 1920
Description: A woman carrying two metal buckets full of water away from a well pump near the porch of a farm house.
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Woman Using Fruit Press

Date: June 1923
Description: A woman using a Dilver (fruit press) to juice fruit into a metal bowl on a tabletop.
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Women Workers at Chaney Instruments

Date: 1943
Description: A woman is using a metal rod to handle glass objects on a tray. Caption reads: "Women workers at Chaney Instruments." Another woman in the background is wo...
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Woman with Cream Separator

Date: July 07 1925
Description: View of a woman working in a room at a dairy with a McCormick-Deering Primrose cream separator. There are metal milk cans on shelves behind her.
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Woman with Cream Separator

Date: July 07 1925
Description: View of a woman working in a room at a dairy with a McCormick-Deering Primrose cream separator. There are metal milk cans on shelves behind her.
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Women at West Pullman Works

Date: 1944
Description: Factory workers Wilma Bowen (left) and an unidentified woman are sitting at a table piled with metal parts at International Harvester's West Pullman Works....
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Woman with Metal Parts at West Pullman Works

Date: 1944
Description: Overhead view of a female factory worker surrounded by stacks of metal parts at West Pullman Works.
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Making Pills

Date: July 02 1942
Description: Pharmacist Edward Burke uses a small metal machine to help him make capsules of medicine. A woman is sitting at a table in the background.
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Ideal Curlers

Date: 1921
Description: Exhibit of Ideal Curlers at the Wisconsin State Fair, with a woman demonstrating how they were to be used for long hair. The advertising promises "no metal...
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Metal Scrap Drives

Date: 1914
Description: Metal collecting site located in Friedenau (Berlin). Separating pieces of iron.
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U.S. Mint

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Description: A view of the Coining Room, where women sit at long tables, weighing out metal. Each woman has a balance and other tools at her station. A male superviso...
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Posing for Pictures Outside of the Republican Presidential Debate

Date: November 10 2015
Description: A woman in a black coat is taking a picture with her phone of another woman in a blue blazer, who is standing in front of a metal barrier fence. They are i...
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Woman Driving International Truck

Date: July 13 1928
Description: View towards the passenger side of a truck towards a woman sitting in the driver's seat. There is a tall, metal sided building behind the truck, along with...
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Sitting under the Canopy in Oconto

Date: 1899
Description: Shaded by a striped canopy, three women are sitting together and smiling in the Holt family backyard. Wearing aprons, the woman on the left and the woman w...
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"Ho Lives," East Village

Date: 1968
Description: Two women having a conversation standing on a sidewalk next to a brick building and near a decorative metal fence. Graffiti on the brick wall reads, "Ho l...
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Unidentified Young Woman

Date: 
Description: Painted miniature of a young woman wearing a pendant necklace, blue robe over chemise, and straw bonnet with blue ribbon tied under her chin.

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