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Carefully trained women inspectors check and inspect cargo transport innerwings before they are assembled on the fuselage, Douglas Aircraft Company, Long Beach, Calif.

C. & N.W. R.R., Mrs. Dorothy Lucke, employed as a wiper at the roundhouse, Clinton, Iowa

Woman working on an airplane motor at North American Aviation, Inc., plant in Calif.

American mothers and sisters, like these women at the Douglas Aircraft Company, give important help in producing dependable planes for their men at the front, Long Beach, Calif. Most important of the many types of aircraft made at this plant are the B-17F ("Flying Fortress") heavy bomber, the A-20 ("Havoc") assault bomber and the C-47 heavy transport plane for the carrying of troops and cargo

Mitzi Strother, Miss Florida 1941, posing with a seaside backdrop

Model with a basket of flowers: Sarasota, Florida

Young women at the municipal casino: Lido Beach, Florida

Unidentified woman holding gladiolus at Terra Ceia Island Farms, Florida

Young women reading aboard the shantyboat Lazy Bones

Young women with members of the Three-Quarter Century Softball Club in St. Petersburg, Florida

Nora Carrol and Lois Duncan Steinmetz: Sarasota, Florida

Lois Duncan Steinmetz gazing at the Suwannee River

Sarasota Sun-Debs at Lido Beach, Florida

Nora Carrol and Lois Duncan Steinmetz: Sarasota, Florida

Sarasota Sun-Debs training at Lido Beach, Florida

Adeline Finke modeling on Miami Beach, Florida

Lois Duncan Steinmetz (left) and Polly Gaines in a motorboat: Sarasota, Florida

Group of People at Camp Cove - Sesquicentenary Celebrations

Decima Norman, Jean Coleman and Eileen Wearne win gold, silver and bronze medals for Australia in the 220 yard sprint, Empire Games, Sydney, 11 February 1938 / photographer Sam Hood

Cajun woman patching in corner of living room. Near Crowley, Louisiana

In the sewing room, migrant women are instructed in rug-making. Shafter camp for migrants (Farm Security Administration-FSA), California. Recreational, educational, cooperative activities in the camp are aided by Work Projects Administration instructors assigned to the camp programs

Farm woman. Stockton, California. Tenant Purchase applicant

Shenandoah, Pennsylvania. Some men and a woman at Filipek's bar

[Woman posing with the Tucson Ring meteorite at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C.]

[Woman at microphone stand adjusting levers on a large console with Triplett Meter Company decibel display]

Blind woman, Omaha, Nebraska

Helena Rubinstein and her husband Prince Gurielli-Tchkonia in Sydney, Australia, 31 October 1938 / photographer Sam Hood

Women examining stock of goods. Co-op store. Southeast Missouri farms, Missouri

Woman picking carrots, Camden County, New Jersey

Woman picking cranberries, Burlington County, New Jersey

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph

De Basil Covent Garden Russian Ballet Company on the SS Maloja during their Australian tour, September 1938

Negro woman, almost blind, near Beaufort, South Carolina

Farm woman at farm auction, New Carlisle, Ohio

Women in auto camp for migrant citrus workers. Tulare County, California

Man and woman looking at display of cheap jewelry, state fair, Donaldsonville, Louisiana

Woman who lives in row house. Baltimore, Maryland

Mary ("Molly") Fraser and son John having lunch in a cafe, Sydney, ca. 1938 / photographer unknown

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph

Women picking carrots, Camden County, New Jersey

Daughter and son of Indian woman near Pembroke. Maxton, North Carolina

Farm woman standing by well. West Virginia

Negro women hoeing, Picayune, Mississippi

"TRIBUTE TO MARIE CURIE." WASHINGTON, D.C. JANUARY 11. A TRIBUTE TO THE MEMORY OF MARIE CURIE "A GREAT SCIENTIST AND A GREAT WOMAN" WAS PAID TODAY BY A GROUP OF DISTINGUISHED WOMEN, REPRESENTING THE 100,000 MEMBERS OF THE WOMEN'S FIELD ARMY OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR THE CONTROL OF CANCER, WHO PRESENTED A SPECIALLY BOUND EDITION OF THE BIOGRAPHY OF MADAME CURIE, TO JULE HENRY, MINISTER PLENTIPOTENTIARY OF FRANCE, MARJORIE B. ILLIG, ONSET, MASS. NATIONAL COMMANDER OF THE WOMEN'S FIELD ARMY MAKES THE PRESENTATION WHILE MRS. ROOSEVELT, WIFE OF THE PRESIDENT, LOOKS ON

FIRST LADY BREAKS PRECEDENT IN SPEAKING TO MEMBERS OF NATION PRESS CLUB. WASHINGTON, D.C. SEPTEMBER 28. ADDRESSING MEMBERS OF THE NATIONAL PRESS CLUB AT A LUNCHEON MEETING TODAY, MRS. FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT BROKE A RULE OF MANY YEAR'S STANDING. SHE IS THE FIRST WOMAN TO HAVE ADDRESSED THE NEWSMEN AT A REGULAR LUNCHEON MEETING SINCE THE ORGANIZATION OF THE CLUB IN 1905. SHE SPOKE ON RESETTLEMENT BUT THE TALK WAS OFF-THE-RECORD

Women and children waiting to see the doctor, who visits the project once a week. Irwinville Farms, Georgia

Royal Swedish feminist lays wreath at Capitol. Washington, D.C., Nov. 26, 1938. Baroness Ebba Nordenfelt, left, member of the recently organized World Women's Party, laying wreath before the Statue of the Equal Rights Pioneers located in the Capitol. The Baroness is here to make plans for Sweden's participation in the World Woman's Party meeting at its new headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. Mrs. Annerika Fries, also of Sweden, is shown with the Baroness

Group of women working along railroad tracks hoeing and burning cut grass, Picayune, Mississippi

[Woman with large topaz crystal from Brazil, Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.]

Bethlehem from south with woman figure (Sofie) at the well clad in richly embroidered costume. Closer to figure drawing water

Woman being weighed, state fair, Donaldsonville, Louisiana

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph

Group of women, wives of members of Southeast Missouri Farms, at a meeting when Dr. Alexander visited this project

Farm woman beside her barn door. Tulare County, California. No more horseshoes!

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph

Shenandoah(?), Pennsylvania. Two women talking outside a house at the end of a street, watching some neighbors and the unloading of a truck on a drab-looking side street

Shenandoah(?), Pennsylvania. Two women on a street corner, near a Protestant church, on Sunday morning

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph

[Fiddling Bill Hensley, playing fiddle and unidentified woman, at the Mountain Music Festival, Asheville, North Carolina]

Woman picking cranberries, Burlington County, New Jersey

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph

The raising of the siege of Jerusalem. Scene in the courtyard of a poor Moslem [i.e., Muslim] Home, showing Mrs. F. Vester, president of the American Colony Aid Association, handing out a loaf of bread to the veiled Moslem woman & her 2 little boys

Women picking carrots. These women come from the Italian section of Philadelphia to work on the large truck farms in Camden County, New Jersey

Group of Negro women at revival meeting, La Forge, Missouri

PRESS WOMEN FETE MRS. ROOSEVELT ON 54TH BIRTHDAY. WASHINGTON, D.C.OCTOBER 11. CELEBRATING HER 54TH BIRTHDAY TODAY, MRS. FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT WAS ENTERTAINED AT A SPECIAL LUNCHEON IN HER HONOR BY MEMBERS OF THE WOMEN'S NATIONAL PRESS CLUB. THE FIRST LADY IS PICTURED CUTTING HER BIRTHDAY CAKE, WHICH INCIDENTLY CONTAINEDONLY 21 CANDLES. MISS HOPE RIDINGS MILLER, PRESIDENT OF THE CLUB, IS ON THE LEFT

Women with baby carriage, L Street, Washington, D.C.

Patent golf machine (taken for Conimatti), 2 April 1938, by Sam Hood

Sharecropper woman worker, Southeast Missouri Farms

Women watching accomplishments of vegetable shredder at display, state fair, Donaldsonville, Louisiana

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph

Woman decorating family burial vaults in cemetery at New Roads, Louisiana on All Saints' Day

Pageant of Nations, Town Hall. February 1938, by Sam Hood

Women decorating float. National Rice Festival, Crowley, Louisiana

Tatiana Riabouchinska, ballerina, ca. 1938 / photographer Maurice Seymour, Chicago

Women packing apricots in large open sheds adjoining the orchards. Brentwood, California

Women picking cranberries, Burlington County, New Jersey

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph

New York, New York. 1938(?) A woman and girls at the back of an apartment house on East 63rd Street

Women picking carrots, Camden County, New Jersey

Part of one family living in miner's boarding house. One woman and six children live in one room. Two beds, no water, no heat. Mohegan, West Virginia

Washington DC photographs - Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph.

Women playing bingo, a very popular game at state fair, Donaldsonville, Louisiana

Woman living in shack at Tin Town, Caruthersville, Missouri, in front of shelf used as kitchen cabinet. Note ceiling and dirt floor

Woman cotton picker dragging bag of cotton, Lake Dick Project, Arkansas

[Large group, mostly men, surrounds couples jitterbug dancing on a dance floor, with a photographer in the foreground and the audience in raised seating on the left] / photo by Alan Fisher.

Aged Cajun woman using crude mortar and pestle in process of hulling rice. Near Crowley, Louisiana

Shenandoah, Pennsylvania. Ukrainian women at a political meeting

Woman and son downtown at the parade, Cincinnati, Ohio

Woman with child in front of store during National Rice Festival, Crowley, Louisiana

Women at Sunday school picnic, Jere, West Virginia

Women picking carrots, Camden County, New Jersey

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph

Farm woman, Halifax County, North Carolina

Negro woman, almost blind, near Beaufort, South Carolina

Middleton Place, Ashley River vic., Dorchester County, South Carolina

Negro women praying at grave of son in cemetery at New Roads, Louisiana on All Saints' Day

Women selling ice cream to parade watchers, Cincinnati, Ohio

[Actress Mary Pickford, a strong supporter of women's rights, buys the first sheet of equal rights seals.]

Migrant woman drinking coffee from saucer while camped near Prague, Oklahoma