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Jeremiah T. Boyle to Abraham Lincoln, Thursday, September 26, 1861 (Telegram regarding arms shortage)

Jeremiah T. Boyle to Abraham Lincoln, Thursday, September 26, 1861  (Telegram regarding arms shortage)

American Red Cross - Vehicles - French girl driver of American Red Cross car. American Red Cross has found it most difficult to find drivers for its vehicles because of man shortage. Here is one of the French girls who have entered the breach standing by one of the Red Cross cards

American Red Cross - Vehicles - French girl driver of American Red Cross car. American Red Cross has found it most difficult to find drivers for its vehicles because of man shortage. Here is one of the French girls who have entered the breach standing by one of the Red Cross cards

Stenographers! The Kaiser is afraid of you! There is a shortage of 5000 stenographers ... / / H.

Stenographers! The Kaiser is afraid of you! There is a shortage of 5000 stenographers ... / / H.

Jerry on the job. "413-414-415-416, gee, this coal shortage is getting worse and worse"

Jerry on the job. "413-414-415-416, gee, this coal shortage is getting worse and worse"

Working on housing display. These representatives of the Manufacturers' Housing Display Council and the Treasury Department discuss methods of stimulating building to care for a shortage of houses indicated in a recent survey. From the left: Peter Grimm, assistant to the Secretary of the Treasury; Russell G. Creviston, chairman of the council, and Marshall Adams, Vice Chairman. Creviston is a Crane Co., official, and Adams is with American Radiator Co. Grimm is President of William A White & Sons of New York, who has been loaned to the Treasury Department, 10/30/35

Working on housing display. These representatives of the Manufacturers' Housing Display Council and the Treasury Department discuss methods of stimulating building to care for a shortage of houses indicated in a recent survey. From the left: Peter Grimm, assistant to the Secretary of the Treasury; Russell G. Creviston, chairman of the council, and Marshall Adams, Vice Chairman. Creviston is a Crane Co., official, and Adams is with American Radiator Co. Grimm is President of William A White & Sons of New York, who has been loaned to the Treasury Department, 10/30/35

Hopkins denies AGC Charges. Washington, D.C. October 11. In a radio speech this morning WPA Administrator, Harry Hopkins, denied charges made by the Associated General Contractors of America that the WPA should be blamed for labor shortage. He said that "WPA projects in communities have been efficiently run and that the unemployed on these projects have been well treated, when the AGC complained that cities were unable to find workers because they were all employed in the WPA. When charged of boondoggling, Hopkins replied that it reminded him of the "Old Story of the bandits in South America," He said "they are never in the town which you are visiting, they are always just over the hill, and the townspeople will tell you they are there but when you look for them you never find them"

Hopkins denies AGC Charges. Washington, D.C. October 11. In a radio speech this morning WPA Administrator, Harry Hopkins, denied charges made by the Associated General Contractors of America that the WPA should be blamed for labor shortage. He said that "WPA projects in communities have been efficiently run and that the unemployed on these projects have been well treated, when the AGC complained that cities were unable to find workers because they were all employed in the WPA. When charged of boondoggling, Hopkins replied that it reminded him of the "Old Story of the bandits in South America," He said "they are never in the town which you are visiting, they are always just over the hill, and the townspeople will tell you they are there but when you look for them you never find them"

Warns U.S. of crop shortage, Washington, D.C. Aug. 12. The country will be faced with the worst crop shortage in years during 1936, according to Joseph A. Becker, chairman of the crop reporting board of the Department of Agriculture. Shortage of corn will be the worst since 1881 and potatoes will also be scarce. Becker's potato chart shows a decrease of the million bushels planted in 1936 compared to the production in 1925, which was also a lean year. This means you eaters who number spuds among your favorite dishes, will have to be content with 2.7 bushels per person this year

Warns U.S. of crop shortage, Washington, D.C. Aug. 12. The country will be faced with the worst crop shortage in years during 1936, according to Joseph A. Becker, chairman of the crop reporting board of the Department of Agriculture. Shortage of corn will be the worst since 1881 and potatoes will also be scarce. Becker's potato chart shows a decrease of the million bushels planted in 1936 compared to the production in 1925, which was also a lean year. This means you eaters who number spuds among your favorite dishes, will have to be content with 2.7 bushels per person this year

A.F. of L. Head endorses Wagner Housing Bill. Washington, D.C., April 14. President William Green of the A.F. of L. discusses various phases of the Wagner $1,040,000,000 Housing Bill with Senator Robert F. Wagner (left) author of the bill, and Senator David [...] Walsh, Chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on Education and Labor. Green appeared before the Committee today to give his endorsement of the bill. Besides believing unemployment and eliminating slums, the measure will provide low-rent housing for the workers of the country in order that their purchasing power may not be curtailed as rents rise under an "acute" housing shortage, Green told the Committee, 4/14/1937

A.F. of L. Head endorses Wagner Housing Bill. Washington, D.C., April 14. President William Green of the A.F. of L. discusses various phases of the Wagner $1,040,000,000 Housing Bill with Senator Robert F. Wagner (left) author of the bill, and Senator David [...] Walsh, Chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on Education and Labor. Green appeared before the Committee today to give his endorsement of the bill. Besides believing unemployment and eliminating slums, the measure will provide low-rent housing for the workers of the country in order that their purchasing power may not be curtailed as rents rise under an "acute" housing shortage, Green told the Committee, 4/14/1937

Green o.k.'s Wagner Housing Bill before Senate Committee. Washington, D.C., April 14. Appearing before the Senate Subcommittee on Education and Labor today, A.F. of L. President William Green endorsed the Wagner $1,040,000,000 [?] Housing Bill and called it "a modest beginning toward the solution of one of our greatest social and economic problems." Green, added, the bill is needed to provide low-rent housing for the workers of the country in order that their purchasing power may not be curtailed as rents rise under an "acute" housing shortage, 4/14/1937

Green o.k.'s Wagner Housing Bill before Senate Committee. Washington, D.C., April 14. Appearing before the Senate Subcommittee on Education and Labor today, A.F. of L. President William Green endorsed the Wagner $1,040,000,000 [?] Housing Bill and called it "a modest beginning toward the solution of one of our greatest social and economic problems." Green, added, the bill is needed to provide low-rent housing for the workers of the country in order that their purchasing power may not be curtailed as rents rise under an "acute" housing shortage, 4/14/1937

Strawberry grower from Oklahoma near Judsonia forced to join the migratory workers in California for the season because the 1936 drought caused a shortage of plants

Strawberry grower from Oklahoma near Judsonia forced to join the migratory workers in California for the season because the 1936 drought caused a shortage of plants

Housing of families living on Works Progress Administration (WPA) jobs on the plains, in the brush, and in many cheap auto trailer camps of Kern County, California, reflect the shortage of housing for low income workers

Housing of families living on Works Progress Administration (WPA) jobs on the plains, in the brush, and in many cheap auto trailer camps of Kern County, California, reflect the shortage of housing for low income workers

Housing of families living on Works Progress Administration (WPA) jobs on the plains, in the brush, and in many cheap auto trailer camps of Kern County, California, reflect the shortage of housing for low income workers

Housing of families living on Works Progress Administration (WPA) jobs on the plains, in the brush, and in many cheap auto trailer camps of Kern County, California, reflect the shortage of housing for low income workers

Underground at Old Ben number eight mine. These men are on a "man-trip" which goes three and half miles to the face of the coal. General caption: Most of the giant coal producers in Franklin Couny have completely mechanized underground operations. Old Ben number eight, because of shortage of working capital, has not been able to install loading machines to handle the entire output of the mine. Accordingly, the mine still uses the now obsolete pit car loader, and even employs a few hand loaders alongside modern, highly efficient automatic loading machines

Underground at Old Ben number eight mine. These men are on a "man-trip" which goes three and half miles to the face of the coal. General caption: Most of the giant coal producers in Franklin Couny have completely mechanized underground operations. Old Ben number eight, because of shortage of working capital, has not been able to install loading machines to handle the entire output of the mine. Accordingly, the mine still uses the now obsolete pit car loader, and even employs a few hand loaders alongside modern, highly efficient automatic loading machines

In a carrot puller' camp near Holtville, Imperial Valley, California. Migratory laborers from Texas, packing up to leave camp because of work shortage. "Don't take any pictures of us. We don't want any truck with Mr. Hearst."

In a carrot puller' camp near Holtville, Imperial Valley, California. Migratory laborers from Texas, packing up to leave camp because of work shortage. "Don't take any pictures of us. We don't want any truck with Mr. Hearst."

Government and railroad officials inspect the new model boxcar petroleum carrier designed to help the oil shortage in the East. It is estimated by officials of the Office of Defense Transportation that one thousand such cars could add more than 15,000 barrels to the daily receipts of petroleum by rail in the East

Government and railroad officials inspect the new model boxcar petroleum carrier designed to help the oil shortage in the East. It is estimated by officials of the Office of Defense Transportation that one thousand such cars could add more than 15,000 barrels to the daily receipts of petroleum by rail in the East

Housing. Manitowac, Wisconsin. Three youthful residents of the 400-unit federal housing project, in Manitowac, Wisconsin, investigate the merits of a neighbor's bird bath. Operated by the National Housing Authority (NHA), this project includes 400 prefabricated demountable, steel channel frame and plywood units, which helps to alleviate the city's housing shortage. Principal residents of the project are naval and civilian employees of Manitowac's shipyards

Housing. Manitowac, Wisconsin. Three youthful residents of the 400-unit federal housing project, in Manitowac, Wisconsin, investigate the merits of a neighbor's bird bath. Operated by the National Housing Authority (NHA), this project includes 400 prefabricated demountable, steel channel frame and plywood units, which helps to alleviate the city's housing shortage. Principal residents of the project are naval and civilian employees of Manitowac's shipyards

Tennessee Valley Authority Houses For Defense Workers. To help alleviate a serious housing shortage arising from increased employment in national defense industries, the Tennessee Valley Authority is building 100 conventionally built homes and 150 demountable houses for defense workers in the Muscle Shoals area in Northern Alabama.

Tennessee Valley Authority Houses For Defense Workers. To help alleviate a serious housing shortage arising from increased employment in national defense industries, the Tennessee Valley Authority is building 100 conventionally built homes and 150 demountable houses for defense workers in the Muscle Shoals area in Northern Alabama.

Biggest and most immediately useful role for women in the civilian defense program is that of nurse's aide. Training of 100,000 volunteers as nurse's aides is designed by the American Red Cross, working with the Office of Civilian Defense, to relieve the acute shortage of nursing service threatening civilian hospitals and health agencies because

Biggest and most immediately useful role for women in the civilian defense program is that of nurse's aide. Training of 100,000 volunteers as nurse's aides is designed by the American Red Cross, working with the Office of Civilian Defense, to relieve the acute shortage of nursing service threatening civilian hospitals and health agencies because

Sign at lumber company. San Diego, California. Building supply companies in San Diego are doing a tremendous rush business and there are rumors (unverified) of shortage in building materials

Sign at lumber company. San Diego, California. Building supply companies in San Diego are doing a tremendous rush business and there are rumors (unverified) of shortage in building materials

New type of boxcar petroleum carrier which the Office of Defense Transportation hopes may soon be helping to solve the oil shortage in the East. The car is a standard automobile-type steel box car fitted with four steel tanks enclosed in wooden boxes. It has a capacity of 12,200 gallons--considerably more than the average tank car serving the East

New type of boxcar petroleum carrier which the Office of Defense Transportation hopes may soon be helping to solve the oil shortage in the East. The car is a standard automobile-type steel box car fitted with four steel tanks enclosed in wooden boxes. It has a capacity of 12,200 gallons--considerably more than the average tank car serving the East

Unconnected sink in tourist court which is being constructed for use of workmen at the naval air base. Corpus Christi, Texas. There is a shortage of skilled labor in Corpus Christi and consequently it is difficult to get plumbing work completed when planned

Unconnected sink in tourist court which is being constructed for use of workmen at the naval air base. Corpus Christi, Texas. There is a shortage of skilled labor in Corpus Christi and consequently it is difficult to get plumbing work completed when planned

Biggest and most immediately useful role for women in the civilian defense program is that of nurse's aide. Training of 100,000 volunteers as nurse's aides is designed by the American Red Cross, working with the Office of Civilian Defense, to relieve the acute shortage of nursing service threatening civilian hospitals and health agencies because

Biggest and most immediately useful role for women in the civilian defense program is that of nurse's aide. Training of 100,000 volunteers as nurse's aides is designed by the American Red Cross, working with the Office of Civilian Defense, to relieve the acute shortage of nursing service threatening civilian hospitals and health agencies because

Men eating afternoon meal at the Salvation Army. Corpus Christi, Texas. The Salvation Army says that they have a heavy case load because of stranded unskilled laborers in the city. There is now a surplus supply of unskilled labor and a shortage of skilled labor in the city

Men eating afternoon meal at the Salvation Army. Corpus Christi, Texas. The Salvation Army says that they have a heavy case load because of stranded unskilled laborers in the city. There is now a surplus supply of unskilled labor and a shortage of skilled labor in the city

Men applying for work at the office of the Texas State Employment Service, Corpus Christi, Texas. In Corpus Christi there is now surplus supply of unskilled labor and a shortage of skilled labor

Men applying for work at the office of the Texas State Employment Service, Corpus Christi, Texas. In Corpus Christi there is now surplus supply of unskilled labor and a shortage of skilled labor

Because of the shortage of housing in Quincy, families with large number of children are finding it almost impossible to find a house. Real estate agents, realizing that their houses are in demand have become very choosy about their tenants. These children are some that belong to two families. One has five and the other six. Both families living in one house which is very inadequate. Massachusetts

Because of the shortage of housing in Quincy, families with large number of children are finding it almost impossible to find a house. Real estate agents, realizing that their houses are in demand have become very choosy about their tenants. These children are some that belong to two families. One has five and the other six. Both families living in one house which is very inadequate.  Massachusetts

Biggest and most immediately useful role for women in the civilian defense program is that of nurse's aide. Training of 100,000 volunteers as nurse's aides is designed by the American Red Cross, working with the Office of Civilian Defense, to relieve the acute shortage of nursing service threatening civilian hospitals and health agencies because

Biggest and most immediately useful role for women in the civilian defense program is that of nurse's aide. Training of 100,000 volunteers as nurse's aides is designed by the American Red Cross, working with the Office of Civilian Defense, to relieve the acute shortage of nursing service threatening civilian hospitals and health agencies because

Frank Robbins of Wareham, Massachusetts, employed at United Aircraft, East Hartford, Connecticut, lives in trailer near the plant, with wife and four children because of housing shortage. He works nights, so he can sleep days in a bed used at night by two of the children. He makes forty dollars a week, his trailer payment is twenty dollars per month and twelve dollars rent for the campsite

Frank Robbins of Wareham, Massachusetts, employed at United Aircraft, East Hartford, Connecticut, lives in trailer near the plant, with wife and four children because of housing shortage. He works nights, so he can sleep days in a bed used at night by two of the children. He makes forty dollars a week, his trailer payment is twenty dollars per month and twelve dollars rent for the campsite

East Hartford, Connecticut. Frank Robbins of Wareham, Massachusetts, employed at the United Aircraft plant, lives in trailer near the plant, with his wife and four children, because of the housing shortage. He works nights, so he can sleep during the day in a bed used at night by two of the children. He makes forty dollars a week, his trailer payment is twenty dollars per month and his rent for the campsite is twelve dollars

East Hartford, Connecticut. Frank Robbins of Wareham, Massachusetts, employed at the United Aircraft plant, lives in trailer near the plant, with his wife and four children, because of the housing shortage. He works nights, so he can sleep during the day in a bed used at night by two of the children. He makes forty dollars a week, his trailer payment is twenty dollars per month and his rent for the campsite is twelve dollars

Defense housing, Erie, Pennsylvania. Another family moves into the defense trailer camp at Erie, Pennsylvania. Over 150 workers a week are brought in to the General Electric plant, one of the ten defense industries located there, creating an acute housing shortage. Preference is given to General Electric employees, since G.E. employs over 10,000 men on important Naval contracts

Defense housing, Erie, Pennsylvania. Another family moves into the defense trailer camp at Erie, Pennsylvania. Over 150 workers a week are brought in to the General Electric plant, one of the ten defense industries located there, creating an acute housing shortage. Preference is given to General Electric employees, since G.E. employs over 10,000 men on important Naval contracts

Thousands of retired professional nurses are patriotically returning to work for the duration of the present emergency to help relieve the acute shortage of graduate registered nurses. Before going on active duty, they are given refresher courses in latest hospital techniques as shown in the above photo

Thousands of retired professional nurses are patriotically returning to work for the duration of the present emergency to help relieve the acute shortage of graduate registered nurses. Before going on active duty, they are given refresher courses in latest hospital techniques as shown in the above photo

Frank Robbins of Wareham, Massachusetts, employed at United Aircraft, East Hartford, Connecticut, lives in trailer near plant, with wife and four children because of housing shortage. He works nights, so he can sleep days in a bed used at night by the children. He makes forty dollars a week, his trailer payment is twenty dollars per month, and twelve dollars rent for the campsite

Frank Robbins of Wareham, Massachusetts, employed at United Aircraft, East Hartford, Connecticut, lives in trailer near plant, with wife and four children because of housing shortage. He works nights, so he can sleep days in a bed used at night by the children. He makes forty dollars a week, his trailer payment is twenty dollars per month, and twelve dollars rent for the campsite

Sign on traffic stop-light in Hartford, Connecticut indicating housing shortage

Sign on traffic stop-light in Hartford, Connecticut indicating housing shortage

Jane Womack models new uniform selected for 100,000 defense volunteers to be trained as nurse's aides by the American Red Cross. The training project, in collaboration with the Office of Civilian Defense, is designed to relieve the acute shortage of nursing service threatening civilian hospitals and health agencies because of demand for nurses

Jane Womack models new uniform selected for 100,000 defense volunteers to be trained as nurse's aides by the American Red Cross. The training project, in collaboration with the Office of Civilian Defense, is designed to relieve the acute shortage of nursing service threatening civilian hospitals and health agencies because of demand for nurses

Defense housing, Norfolk, Virginia. One of the many houses being built by private industry under the terms of the liberalized Title VI of the National Housing Act. These homes help to alleviate the housing shortage at Norfolk which is the center of vastly expanded shipbuilding activity

Defense housing, Norfolk, Virginia. One of the many houses being built by private industry under the terms of the liberalized Title VI of the National Housing Act. These homes help to alleviate the housing shortage at Norfolk which is the center of vastly expanded shipbuilding activity

Negro boys during rest period at nursery. There is a shortage of beds. Chicago, Illinois

Negro boys during rest period at nursery. There is a shortage of beds. Chicago, Illinois

Defense housing, Erie, Pennsylvania. B.J. Rogan, General Electric Company, employee, and his family inspect the kitchen of their new defense home, while J.P. Kane, housing project manager, looks on. Each defense home is equipped with a gas operated refrigerator, gas range, and central heating plant. The Rogans had been living in a trailer provided by the Office of Emergency Management (OEM) Division of Defense Housing to alleviate the housing shortage until the new homes were complete

Defense housing, Erie, Pennsylvania. B.J. Rogan, General Electric Company, employee, and his family inspect the kitchen of their new defense home, while J.P. Kane, housing project manager, looks on. Each defense home is equipped with a gas operated refrigerator, gas range, and central heating plant. The Rogans had been living in a trailer provided by the Office of Emergency Management (OEM) Division of Defense Housing to alleviate the housing shortage until the new homes were complete

High school boys and girls going out to pick peas. Canyon County, Idaho. There was a labor shortage in county and the growers advertized for pickers over the radio. They picked up the pickers in trucks. They hired none under fifteen years of age

High school boys and girls going out to pick peas. Canyon County, Idaho. There was a labor shortage in county and the growers advertized for pickers over the radio. They picked up the pickers in trucks. They hired none under fifteen years of age

Production. Wagon wheels. Revival of a dying art. Fitting the steel tire to the wagon wheel assembly in the plant of a Southern wagon company which is experiencing a business boom because of the rubber shortage

Production. Wagon wheels. Revival of a dying art. Fitting the steel tire to the wagon wheel assembly in the plant of a Southern wagon company which is experiencing a business boom because of the rubber shortage

Effect of gasoline shortage in Washington, D.C.

Effect of gasoline shortage in Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. Photographs for a poster or billboard to persuade citizens not to complain about wartime shortage of coffee

Washington, D.C. Photographs for a poster or billboard to persuade citizens not to complain about wartime shortage of coffee

Effect of gasoline shortage in Washington, D.C.

Effect of gasoline shortage in Washington, D.C.

Victory food from American waters. The crew members are up at dawn and put in their trawl for the morning catch. Since fishermen are handicapped by shortage of boats and material, they must strive for the largest possible catches on each trip

Victory food from American waters. The crew members are up at dawn and put in their trawl for the morning catch. Since fishermen are handicapped by shortage of boats and material, they must strive for the largest possible catches on each trip

Effect of gasoline shortage in Washington, D.C.

Effect of gasoline shortage in Washington, D.C.

Effect of gasoline shortage in Washington, D.C.

Effect of gasoline shortage in Washington, D.C.

Lititz, Pennsylvania. William N. Young, owner and publisher of the Lititz Record-express. The paper helps a great deal in selling bonds, and in campaigning for civilian defense activities; but it may fold due to shortage to help and lack of national advertising since the war started

Lititz, Pennsylvania. William N. Young, owner and publisher of the Lititz Record-express. The paper helps a great deal in selling bonds, and in campaigning for civilian defense activities; but it may fold due to shortage to help and lack of national advertising since the war started

Production. Wagon wheels. Revival of a dying art. Assembling wagon running gear in a Southern wagon plant which is receiving a rush of orders these days as a result of the rubber shortage

Production. Wagon wheels. Revival of a dying art. Assembling wagon running gear in a Southern wagon plant which is receiving a rush of orders these days as a result of the rubber shortage

Conversion. Floor waxer plant. Formerly producing floor waxing and polishing machines, this small Eastern factory is now one of the America's myriad plants devoted to production of small machine parts for war purposes. Foreseeing possibilities of shortage of aluminum (necessary for polishing equipment), this factory's owner sought defense subcontracts many months ago, he is now operating twenty-two hours a day with a crew of thirty workers, a distinct improvement over his previous eight hours, three-worker days. Floorola Products Inc., York, Pennsylvania

Conversion. Floor waxer plant. Formerly producing floor waxing and polishing machines, this small Eastern factory is now one of the America's myriad plants devoted to production of small machine parts for war purposes. Foreseeing possibilities of shortage of aluminum (necessary for polishing equipment), this factory's owner sought defense subcontracts many months ago, he is now operating twenty-two hours a day with a crew of thirty workers, a distinct improvement over his previous eight hours, three-worker days. Floorola Products Inc., York, Pennsylvania

Agricultural. Mexican cotton pickers. Because of the nation's manpower shortage, which threatened the United States' summer cotton crops, Mexican workers were recently asked to assist farmers near Corpus Christi, Texas, during the cotton harvest season

Agricultural. Mexican cotton pickers. Because of the nation's manpower shortage, which threatened the United States' summer cotton crops, Mexican workers were recently asked to assist farmers near Corpus Christi, Texas, during the cotton harvest season

High school boy eating lunch where he works after school hours helping to relieve the manpower shortage

High school boy eating lunch where he works after school hours helping to relieve the manpower shortage

High school Victory Corps. Harry R. Smith is one of many students at Montgomery Blair High School, Silver Spring, Maryland who are helping to relieve the manpower shortage in his community. He attends school in the morning, works at the country engineer's office in the afternoon. His employment is part of the school directed program, originally designed to provide work experience for the students

High school Victory Corps. Harry R. Smith is one of many students at Montgomery Blair High School, Silver Spring, Maryland who are helping to relieve the manpower shortage in his community. He attends school in the morning, works at the country engineer's office in the afternoon. His employment is part of the school directed program, originally designed to provide work experience for the students

High school Victory Corps. Bill Brady is one of many students at Montgomery Blair High School, Silver Spring, Maryland who are helping to relieve the manpower shortage in his community. He attends school in the morning, works at a local machine shop in the afternoon. His employment is part of the school directed program originally designed to provide work experience for the students

High school Victory Corps. Bill Brady is one of many students at Montgomery Blair High School, Silver Spring, Maryland who are helping to relieve the manpower shortage in his community. He attends school in the morning, works at a local machine shop in the afternoon. His employment is part of the school directed program originally designed to provide work experience for the students

Fuel conservation. Conversion of furnace to coal from oil. In face of the drastic fuel oil shortage in the East and rationing of the supplies which are available, homeowners are urged, where possible, to convert oil burning furnaces to coal. Second step is removing fire brick, installed for use with the oil burner

Fuel conservation. Conversion of furnace to coal from oil. In face of the drastic fuel oil shortage in the East and rationing of the supplies which are available, homeowners are urged, where possible, to convert oil burning furnaces to coal. Second step is removing fire brick, installed for use with the oil burner

Victory food from American waters. At sunset fishermen mend nets torn by rocks on the ocean floor. A shortage of linen twine and Manila hemp needed for nets is only one of the war-time difficulties fishermen today must face

Victory food from American waters. At sunset fishermen mend nets torn by rocks on the ocean floor. A shortage of linen twine and Manila hemp needed for nets is only one of the war-time difficulties fishermen today must face

Washington, D.C. Sign in the S & W cafeteria informing patrons of the change in hours caused by the shortage of help and late shopping on Thursday evenings

Washington, D.C. Sign in the S & W cafeteria informing patrons of the change in hours caused by the shortage of help and late shopping on Thursday evenings

Effect of gasoline shortage in Washington, D.C.

Effect of gasoline shortage in Washington, D.C.

Effect of gasoline shortage in Washington, D.C.

Effect of gasoline shortage in Washington, D.C.

Effect of gasoline shortage in Washington, D.C.

Effect of gasoline shortage in Washington, D.C.

Fuel conservation. Conversion of furnace to coal from oil. In face of the drastic fuel oil shortage in the East and rationing of the supplies which are available, homeowners are urged, where possible, to convert oil burning furnaces to coal. Third step is replacing the coal grates in the furnace. After inspection and checking, the furnace is then ready for use and the lucky homeowner's fuel oil problem has been removed

Fuel conservation. Conversion of furnace to coal from oil. In face of the drastic fuel oil shortage in the East and rationing of the supplies which are available, homeowners are urged, where possible, to convert oil burning furnaces to coal. Third step is replacing the coal grates in the furnace. After inspection and checking, the furnace is then ready for use and the lucky homeowner's fuel oil problem has been removed

Victory Corps boy doing shop work to relieve the manpower shortage

Victory Corps boy doing shop work to relieve the manpower shortage

Production. Wagon wheels. Revival of a dying art. Applying the finishing touches to a completed wagon wheel in the painting room of a Southern wagon wheel company which is swamped with orders because of the rubber shortage

Production. Wagon wheels. Revival of a dying art. Applying the finishing touches to a completed wagon wheel in the painting room of a Southern wagon wheel company which is swamped with orders because of the rubber shortage

Effect of gasoline shortage in Washington, D.C.

Effect of gasoline shortage in Washington, D.C.

Effect of gasoline shortage in Washington, D.C.

Effect of gasoline shortage in Washington, D.C.

Manpower, junior size. These hardy determined young fighters of the Jamison Elementary School in Roanoke, Virginia, are bent upon doing their best as members of Uncle Sam's newest home front fighting team, the junior army. Their teacher is explaining the seriousness of Uncle Sam's scrap metal, rubber, and fats shortage and how they are to be mobilized to collect this vital scrap

Manpower, junior size. These hardy determined young fighters of the Jamison Elementary School in Roanoke, Virginia, are bent upon doing their best as members of Uncle Sam's newest home front fighting team, the junior army. Their teacher is explaining the seriousness of Uncle Sam's scrap metal, rubber, and fats shortage and how they are to be mobilized to collect this vital scrap

Production. Wagon wheels. Revival of a dying art. Fitting the steel tire to the wagon wheel assembly in the plant of a Southern wagon company which is experiencing a business boom because of the rubber shortage

Production. Wagon wheels. Revival of a dying art. Fitting the steel tire to the wagon wheel assembly in the plant of a Southern wagon company which is experiencing a business boom because of the rubber shortage

Production. Wagon wheels. Revival of a dying art. Assembling wagon running gear in a Southern wagon plant which is receiving a rush of orders these days as a result of the rubber shortage

Production. Wagon wheels. Revival of a dying art. Assembling wagon running gear in a Southern wagon plant which is receiving a rush of orders these days as a result of the rubber shortage

Production. Wagon wheels. Wagon wheels in the making. Workers in a Southern wagon plant countersinking steel tire which has been attached to wheel assembly. Wagon wheel making is having a boom business because of the rubber shortage

Production. Wagon wheels. Wagon wheels in the making. Workers in a Southern wagon plant countersinking steel tire which has been attached to wheel assembly. Wagon wheel making is having a boom business because of the rubber shortage

Production. War housing trailers. Overcoming metal shortage is a big problem in trailer manufacture. Western Trailer Company of Los Angeles has been able to replace metal fenders (wheel wells) successfully with plastic material made by a new process. Paper of forty pounds weight runs from rolls to a tent containing a glue-like solution. After it absorbs this solution, the operator breaks its stiffness by wadding and squeezing

Production. War housing trailers. Overcoming metal shortage is a big problem in trailer manufacture. Western Trailer Company of Los Angeles has been able to replace metal fenders (wheel wells) successfully with plastic material made by a new process. Paper of forty pounds weight runs from rolls to a tent containing a glue-like solution. After it absorbs this solution, the operator breaks its stiffness by wadding and squeezing

Agricultural. Mexican cotton pickers. Mexican workers weigh precious sacks of cotton prior to shipment to the ginning mills. Because of the U.S. agricultural labor shortage hundreds of these Good Neighbors gave farmers of Corpus Christi, Texas a hand in the harvesting of this vital war crop

Agricultural. Mexican cotton pickers. Mexican workers weigh precious sacks of cotton prior to shipment to the ginning mills. Because of the U.S. agricultural labor shortage hundreds of these Good Neighbors gave farmers of Corpus Christi, Texas a hand in the harvesting of this vital war crop

Agricultural. Mexican cotton pickers. Because of the nation's manpower shortage, which threatened the United States' summer cotton crops, Mexican workers were recently asked to assist farmers near Corpus Christi, Texas, during the cotton harvest season

Agricultural. Mexican cotton pickers. Because of the nation's manpower shortage, which threatened the United States' summer cotton crops, Mexican workers were recently asked to assist farmers near Corpus Christi, Texas, during the cotton harvest season

Agricultural. Mexican cotton pickers. Mexican workers weigh precious sacks of cotton prior to shipment to the ginning mills. Because of the U.S. agricultural labor shortage hundreds of these Good Neighbors gave farmers of Corpus Christi, Texas a hand in the harvesting of this vital war crop

Agricultural. Mexican cotton pickers. Mexican workers weigh precious sacks of cotton prior to shipment to the ginning mills. Because of the U.S. agricultural labor shortage hundreds of these Good Neighbors gave farmers of Corpus Christi, Texas a hand in the harvesting of this vital war crop

Agricultural. Mexican cotton pickers. A young Mexican acts as a Good Neighbor and gives a hand to cotton farmers near Corpus Christi, Texas, where manpower shortage threatened the cotton crop. This young man is dumping the cotton into a truck, which will carry it to a ginning mill

Agricultural. Mexican cotton pickers. A young Mexican acts as a Good Neighbor and gives a hand to cotton farmers near Corpus Christi, Texas, where manpower shortage threatened the cotton crop. This young man is dumping the cotton into a truck, which will carry it to a ginning mill

High school Victory Corps. James Parsley and Bill Sabin do their clean-up chores for the day in Montgomery Blair High School, Silver Spring, Maryland. Because of labor shortage, Victory Corps members at Montgomery Blair are taking over some of the janitor, mechanical and electrical repair activities at the school

High school Victory Corps. James Parsley and Bill Sabin do their clean-up chores for the day in Montgomery Blair High School, Silver Spring, Maryland. Because of labor shortage, Victory Corps members at Montgomery Blair are taking over some of the janitor, mechanical and electrical repair activities at the school

Gloucester, Massachusetts. At sunset fishermen mend nets torn by rocks on the ocean floor. A shortage of linen twine and manila hemp needed for nets is only one of the war-time difficulties fishermen today must face

Gloucester, Massachusetts. At sunset fishermen mend nets torn by rocks on the ocean floor. A shortage of linen twine and manila hemp needed for nets is only one of the war-time difficulties fishermen today must face

Nyssa, Oregon. FSA (Farm Security Administration) mobile camp. Japanese-American who was evacuated from a coastal area volunteered to do farm work and is now living at the camp. Sugar beet companies, faced with an acute labor shortage, sponsored the Japanese-Americans who moved into the camp

Nyssa, Oregon. FSA (Farm Security Administration) mobile camp. Japanese-American who was evacuated from a coastal area volunteered to do farm work and is now living at the camp. Sugar beet companies, faced with an acute labor shortage, sponsored the Japanese-Americans who moved into the camp

Effect of gasoline shortage in Washington, D.C.

Effect of gasoline shortage in Washington, D.C.

Effect of gasoline shortage in Washington, D.C.

Effect of gasoline shortage in Washington, D.C.

Because of the rubber shortage, many planes roll along assembly lines and onto the flight ramp on wooden wheels

Because of the rubber shortage, many planes roll along assembly lines and onto the flight ramp on wooden wheels

Production. Wagon wheels. From the wagon assembly of a Southern wagon plant comes this once familiar vehicle which is being built in great volume these days as a result of the rubber shortage. This worker is giving a farm wagon the final once-over

Production. Wagon wheels. From the wagon assembly of a Southern wagon plant comes this once familiar vehicle which is being built in great volume these days as a result of the rubber shortage. This worker is giving a farm wagon the final once-over

Effect of gasoline shortage in Washington, D.C.

Effect of gasoline shortage in Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. Photographs for a poster or billboard to persuade citizens not to complain about wartime shortage of coffee

Washington, D.C. Photographs for a poster or billboard to persuade citizens not to complain about wartime shortage of coffee

"How do I look?" Attractive playsuits for daughter can be made from that old housedress with the splitting seams, and junior's first long pants (no cuffs) can be cut from father's old overcoat. With shortage of wool and other materials needed by the armed forces, it's a wise mother who conserves clothing by altering and remodelling used garments for other members of the family

"How do I look?" Attractive playsuits for daughter can be made from that old housedress with the splitting seams, and junior's first long pants (no cuffs) can be cut from father's old overcoat. With shortage of wool and other materials needed by the armed forces, it's a wise mother who conserves clothing by altering and remodelling used garments for other members of the family

Effect of gasoline shortage in Washington, D.C.

Effect of gasoline shortage in Washington, D.C.

Production. Wagon wheels. Wagon wheels for America's farmers. Wagon wheel assemblies ready for painting in the plant of a Southern wheel company which is having boom business these days on account of the rubber shortage

Production. Wagon wheels. Wagon wheels for America's farmers. Wagon wheel assemblies ready for painting in the plant of a Southern wheel company which is having boom business these days on account of the rubber shortage

Production. Wagon wheels. Revival of a dying art. Applying the finishing touches to a completed wagon wheel in the painting room of a Southern wagon wheel company which is swamped with orders because of the rubber shortage

Production. Wagon wheels. Revival of a dying art. Applying the finishing touches to a completed wagon wheel in the painting room of a Southern wagon wheel company which is swamped with orders because of the rubber shortage

Effect of gasoline shortage in Washington, D.C.

Effect of gasoline shortage in Washington, D.C.

Effect of gasoline shortage in Washington, D.C.

Effect of gasoline shortage in Washington, D.C.

Latest addition to D.C. War Housing Program. To relieve the shortage of housing for Negro women war workers in Washington, the Federal Works Agency (FWA) is completing construction of Wake and Midway Halls, which will accommodate 1,000 women. The project was erected by Samuel Plato, Negro contractor, at a cost of $1,600,000. Photo shows front elevation of the dining room and recreation buildings attached to the structure

Latest addition to D.C. War Housing Program. To relieve the shortage of housing for Negro women war workers in Washington, the Federal Works Agency (FWA) is completing construction of Wake and Midway Halls, which will accommodate 1,000 women. The project was erected by Samuel Plato, Negro contractor, at a cost of $1,600,000. Photo shows front elevation of the dining room and recreation buildings attached to the structure

Production. War housing trailers. Lining panels of 1/8 inch fir plywood go into place on a war housing trailer under construction at the Los Angeles plant of Western Trailer Company. Mahogany, formerly used in most house trailer lining jobs, is now on the shortage list

Production. War housing trailers. Lining panels of 1/8 inch fir plywood go into place on a war housing trailer under construction at the Los Angeles plant of Western Trailer Company. Mahogany, formerly used in most house trailer lining jobs, is now on the shortage list

Washington, D.C. A Red Cross nurse's aide taking a patient's pulse. Women between 18 and 50, who volunteered tlike this one for the 80-hour trainign course and 150-hour yearly service in hospitals, help to relieve the nurse shortage

Washington, D.C. A Red Cross nurse's aide taking a patient's pulse. Women between 18 and 50, who volunteered tlike this one for the 80-hour trainign course and 150-hour yearly service in hospitals, help to relieve the nurse shortage

High school Victory Corps. Donald Polz is one of many students at Montgomery Blair High School, Silver Spring, Maryland who are helping to relieve the manpower shortage in his community. He attends school in the morning, works at a local bakery in the afternoon. His employment is part of the school directed program originally designed to provide work experience for the students

High school Victory Corps. Donald Polz is one of many students at Montgomery Blair High School, Silver Spring, Maryland who are helping to relieve the manpower shortage in his community. He attends school in the morning, works at a local bakery in the afternoon. His employment is part of the school directed program originally designed to provide work experience for the students

Gloucester, Massachusetts. At sunset fishermen mend nets torn by rocks on the ocean floor. A shortage of linen twine and manila hemp needed for nets is only one of the war-time difficulties fishermen today must face

Gloucester, Massachusetts. At sunset fishermen mend nets torn by rocks on the ocean floor. A shortage of linen twine and manila hemp needed for nets is only one of the war-time difficulties fishermen today must face

Effect of gasoline shortage in Washington, D.C.

Effect of gasoline shortage in Washington, D.C.

Conversion. Floor waxer plant. The sugar shortage brought this worker back to the lathe. Employed now by a small Eastern manufacturing firm which used to make floor waxers but is now completely converted to war production, this worker had only a trade school course in mechanics taken fifteen years ago as background for his new job. He operated his own confectionery business until the sugar shortage forced him into a new field. But he's glad to be aiming gun-sight parts at the Axis. Floorola Products Inc., York, Pennsylvania

Conversion. Floor waxer plant. The sugar shortage brought this worker back to the lathe. Employed now by a small Eastern manufacturing firm which used to make floor waxers but is now completely converted to war production, this worker had only a trade school course in mechanics taken fifteen years ago as background for his new job. He operated his own confectionery business until the sugar shortage forced him into a new field. But he's glad to be aiming gun-sight parts at the Axis. Floorola Products Inc., York, Pennsylvania

Production. Wagon wheels. From the wagon assembly of a Southern wagon plant comes this once familiar vehicle which is being built in great volume these days as a result of the rubber shortage. This worker is giving a farm wagon the final once-over

Production. Wagon wheels. From the wagon assembly of a Southern wagon plant comes this once familiar vehicle which is being built in great volume these days as a result of the rubber shortage. This worker is giving a farm wagon the final once-over

Production. Wagon wheels. Revival of a dying art. Fitting the steel tire to the wagon wheel assembly in the plant of a Southern wagon company which is experiencing a business boom because of the rubber shortage

Production. Wagon wheels. Revival of a dying art. Fitting the steel tire to the wagon wheel assembly in the plant of a Southern wagon company which is experiencing a business boom because of the rubber shortage

Forty-two keys to victory. Somewhere in the field with the U.S. Army, comprehensive clerical work is carried on between maneuvers. Unless those typewriters not essential to the war effort are turned in by civilians to Uncle Sam, the shortage of sufficient machines may materially cripple the speed and facility of army operations

Forty-two keys to victory. Somewhere in the field with the U.S. Army, comprehensive clerical work is carried on between maneuvers. Unless those typewriters not essential to the war effort are turned in by civilians to Uncle Sam, the shortage of sufficient machines may materially cripple the speed and facility of army operations

Production. Wagon wheels. Wheels for wagons. Loading completed wagon wheels and running gear assemblies from a Southern wagon wheel plant which is enjoying boom business these days because of the rubber shortage

Production. Wagon wheels. Wheels for wagons. Loading completed wagon wheels and running gear assemblies from a Southern wagon wheel plant which is enjoying boom business these days because of the rubber shortage

Washington, D.C. Photographs for a poster or billboard to persuade citizens not to complain about wartime shortage of coffee

Washington, D.C. Photographs for a poster or billboard to persuade citizens not to complain about wartime shortage of coffee

Production. Wagon wheels. Finished wagon wheel hub assemblies piled in the plant of a Southern wagon builder who is receiving a great demand for his products on account of the rubber shortage

Production. Wagon wheels. Finished wagon wheel hub assemblies piled in the plant of a Southern wagon builder who is receiving a great demand for his products on account of the rubber shortage

Fuel conservation. Conversion of furnace to coal from oil. In face of the drastic fuel oil shortage in the East and rationing of the supplies which are available, homeowners are urged, where possible, to convert oil burning furnaces to coal. First step is removing the oil burner apparatus

Fuel conservation. Conversion of furnace to coal from oil. In face of the drastic fuel oil shortage in the East and rationing of the supplies which are available, homeowners are urged, where possible, to convert oil burning furnaces to coal. First step is removing the oil burner apparatus