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Another harrier of the U-boats nears completion at an eastern boat yard, Marine Construction Co., Stamford, Conn. Many new 110-foot wooden sub-chasers are taking the water these days at yards in all parts of the country

Another harrier of the U-boats nears completion at an eastern boat yar...

12002-50. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Add... more

Another harrier of the U-boats nears completion at an eastern boat yard, Marine Construction Co., Stamford, Conn. Many new 110-foot wooden sub-chasers are taking the water these days at yards in all parts of the country

Another harrier of the U-boats nears completion at an eastern boat yar...

12002-50. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Add... more

war ration book number two. The cover of the war ration book number two

war ration book number two. The cover of the war ration book number tw...

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Divisi... more

Miller, Franklin S

Miller, Franklin S

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Divisi... more

Gardner Cowles, Jr

Gardner Cowles, Jr

Actual size of negative is B (approximately 5 x 7 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944... more

The National Roster of Scientific and Specialized Personnel. The National Roster of Scientific and Specialized Personnel (under the joint administration of the Civil Service Commission and the National Resources Planning Board) employs this horizontal sorting machine as an aid in the exacting task of picking just the right combination of specifications. This machine selects from the prepared index cards the men who have the required specifications such as a definite specialization in one of the engineering fields, familiarity with certain languages, locations, marital status, ethnicity, age group, extent of education, etc

The National Roster of Scientific and Specialized Personnel. The Natio...

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Divisi... more

The National Roster of Scientific and Specialized Personnel. The National Roster of Scientific and Specialized Personnel (under the joint administration of the Civil Service Commission and the National Resources Planning Board) employs this horizontal sorting machine as an aid in the exacting task of picking just the right combination of specifications. This machine selects from the prepared index cards the men who have the required specifications such as a definite specialization in one of the engineering fields, familiarity with certain languages, locations, marital status, ethnicity, age group, extent of education, etc

The National Roster of Scientific and Specialized Personnel. The Natio...

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Divisi... more

Gould, Edward

Gould, Edward

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Divisi... more

war ration book number two. The inside pages of the war ration book number two

war ration book number two. The inside pages of the war ration book nu...

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Divisi... more

war ration book number two. The back cover of the war ration book number two

war ration book number two. The back cover of the war ration book numb...

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Caption card lists some of the printing history of image. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War... more

Miller, Franklin S

Miller, Franklin S

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Divisi... more

The National Roster of Scientific and Specialized Personnel. The National Roster of Scientific and Specialized Personnel (under the joint administration of the Civil Service Commission and the National Resources Planning Board) employs this horizontal sorting machine as an aid in the exacting task of picking just the right combination of specifications. This machine selects from the prepared index cards the men who have the required specifications such as a definite specialization in one of the engineering fields, familiarity with certain languages, locations, marital status, ethnicity, age group, extent of education, etc

The National Roster of Scientific and Specialized Personnel. The Natio...

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Divisi... more

Shipbuilding. "Liberty" ships. In an abandoned freight car factory near the Atlantic coast, sections of sleek freighters for the merchant fleet are being prefabricated. Present rate of production is one a week. The men shown at work here believe they can increase that rate to one in six days

Shipbuilding. "Liberty" ships. In an abandoned freight car factory nea...

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). All other images in lot photographed by Alfred Palmer. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Informatio... more

Manpower, junior size. A treat for the junior commandos of Roanoke, Virginia! Ensign Andrew Blair, U.S. Navy Reserves extends congratulations to the youngsters at their scrap rally for their whole-hearted efforts to collect material for Uncle Sam's armed forces

Manpower, junior size. A treat for the junior commandos of Roanoke, Vi...

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Caption card lists some of the printing history of image. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War... more

Gloucester, Massachusetts. A monument erected as a tribute to fishermen

Gloucester, Massachusetts. A monument erected as a tribute to fisherme...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Gloucester, Massachusetts. Crew members throw overboard excess ice from "Old Glory's" hold. Fishermen allow a proportion of one ton of ice to three tons of fish. When the catch is unusually large, as on this trip, some ice is removed to make room for the fish

Gloucester, Massachusetts. Crew members throw overboard excess ice fro...

Annotation on original negative jacket. Title and other information from print in lot. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information ... more

Women at war (Mrs. Smuda). "Dear Mom...." A letter from her youngest son, far away at camp, highlights the day for war worker Eva Smuda. Like son, like mother, they're both giving every bit of energy to help Uncle Sam defeat the Axis

Women at war (Mrs. Smuda). "Dear Mom...." A letter from her youngest s...

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Divisi... more

Manpower, junior size. Mild-looking little girls of Roanoke, Virginia, but they are "scrappers for victory." The little sisters of our fighting men back up their big brothers at the front by joining America's junior army. These fifth graders receive final instructions from their teacher on the scrap collection drive

Manpower, junior size. Mild-looking little girls of Roanoke, Virginia,...

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Divisi... more

Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Two soldiers, wearing heavy gloves, handling barbed wire steel screw type picket

Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Two soldiers, wearing heavy gloves, handling b...

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Negative had no edge number. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Pictur... more

Washington, D.C. A Jaeger truck-transit mixer showing four men looking at the United States Truck Conservation Corps pledge on the door of the truck

Washington, D.C. A Jaeger truck-transit mixer showing four men looking...

Title and other information from print in lot. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Office equipment used by the War Production Board (WPB). Three automatic typewriters are used to turn out the many form letters which the WPB operations necessitate. These typewriters multiply production, reduce typing time and costs

Office equipment used by the War Production Board (WPB). Three automat...

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Divisi... more

Gloucester, Massachusetts. A fisherman, possible a captain

Gloucester, Massachusetts. A fisherman, possible a captain

Annotation on original negative jacket. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information ... more

Portrait of a fisherman on board a fishing vessel out from Gloucester, Massachusetts

Portrait of a fisherman on board a fishing vessel out from Gloucester,...

Annotation on original negative jacket. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information ... more

Subcontracting. Passaic home workshop pool. Even with the family quarantined for chicken pox, war production goes on in the basement workshop of George Carell, Passaic, New Jersey

Subcontracting. Passaic home workshop pool. Even with the family quara...

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Divisi... more

Exhibits at the American University gymnasium

Exhibits at the American University gymnasium

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Title and other information from documentation accompanying lot. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division.... more

Negro laborers carrying and laying railroad ties for a spur line into a coal storage space for the federal government

Negro laborers carrying and laying railroad ties for a spur line into ...

Title and other information from print in lot and lot catalog card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI C... more

Production. Submarine chasers. An answer to the U-boats: more subchasers. A husky arc welder has just finished a job on one of the chocks of a chaser at an Eastern boatyard. Marine Construction Company, Stamford, Connecticut

Production. Submarine chasers. An answer to the U-boats: more subchase...

Actual size of negative is E (approximately 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Divisi... more

Detail of valve spring

Detail of valve spring

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Annotation on negative. Contact print either attached to or in original negative jacket. Title and other information from documentation accompa... more

Price control. Auto repairs. Automobile repairing is one of the services controlled by Office of Price Administration (OPA) price ceilings because an actual commodity is involved

Price control. Auto repairs. Automobile repairing is one of the servic...

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Divisi... more

Conversion. Animal traps to armor-piercing bullet cores. A screw-cutting machine in an Eastern animal trap factory just before it was converted from the making of machine bolts for the production of armor-piercing bullet cores

Conversion. Animal traps to armor-piercing bullet cores. A screw-cutti...

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Divisi... more

Victory food from American waters. Captain John Riberia, on the fishing trawler Old Glory, checks a sea chart in his cabin. His catch will be rosefish, a variety many housewives will substitute for canned sardines, salmon and mackerel, which are needed for the armed forces

Victory food from American waters. Captain John Riberia, on the fishin...

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Caption card lists some of the printing history of image. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War... more

Transportation. Car pooling at Glenn Martin. On the "auto pooling" bulletin board in the Glenn Martin aircraft plant, car owners willing to carry extra passengers list information on their routes and destinations

Transportation. Car pooling at Glenn Martin. On the "auto pooling" bul...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Subcontracting. Passaic home workshop pool. Lathe parts are explained to students in the trade school of the Howe Machinery Company, Passaic, New Jersey. The school trains fifty workers at a time in the production of essential war equipment. More than ninety percent secure jobs after training, some in the Howe shop

Subcontracting. Passaic home workshop pool. Lathe parts are explained ...

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Divisi... more

School boys training for agriculture. Time out for some well-earned refreshment. A group of high school boys prepare cooling lemonade supplied by the farm on which they are working. The training these lads are receiving will ease the farm labor situration and help toward winning the war and writing the peace

School boys training for agriculture. Time out for some well-earned re...

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Divisi... more

Washington, D.C. A Magruder, Inc. grocery truck showing its United States Truck Conservation Corps pledge in front of a home where the driver is handing a box of groceries to a housewife

Washington, D.C. A Magruder, Inc. grocery truck showing its United Sta...

Title and other information from print in lot. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Manpower. Negro shipyard workers. The hammer is still an important tool in ship production. These workers are bending metal fittings on a furnace slab floor, an operation in ship construction at a large Eastern yard. Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Corporation. Kearny, New Jersey

Manpower. Negro shipyard workers. The hammer is still an important too...

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Divisi... more

Gathered around the microphone during rehearsal are (left to right) Virginia Moore, Colonel Charles Ferris, Doris McWhirt, John Flynn, and Robert Pollard. They make transcriptions four times a month for the series of radio shows, "You Can't Do Business With Hitler," which is written and produced by the radio section of the Office of War Information (OWI)

Gathered around the microphone during rehearsal are (left to right) Vi...

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Title and other information from print in lot and lot catalog card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Divisi... more

Women workers at quartermaster corps. Women workers of all racial groups are being drawn into war production. These employees of an Eastern quartermaster corps depot are sewing sleeves into army overcoats. Philadelphia Quartermaster Corps

Women workers at quartermaster corps. Women workers of all racial grou...

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Negative has a tape mask. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture D... more

On board a fishing vessel out from Gloucester, Massachusetts. A fisherman coming up from the living quarters below and putting on his oilskins, getting ready to handle the catches that come aboard

On board a fishing vessel out from Gloucester, Massachusetts. A fisher...

Title and other information from print in lot. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Three United States Engineers learning to operate a field piece

Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Three United States Engineers learning to oper...

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Negative had no edge number. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Pictur... more

Fort Belvoir, Virginia. A soldier throwing a hand grenade

Fort Belvoir, Virginia. A soldier throwing a hand grenade

Actual size of negative is E (approximately 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches). Negative had no edge number. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Pictur... more

On board a fishing vessel out from Gloucester, Massachusetts. A winch man at the controls who has an important job as he controls the amount of trawl cable that is unwound from the winch. The amount of cable let out depends upon the depth of water, type of bottom, and tide conditions

On board a fishing vessel out from Gloucester, Massachusetts. A winch ...

Annotation on original negative jacket. Title and other information from print in lot. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information ... more

Washington, D.C. A Griffith consumers oil tank truck showing a United States Truck Conservation Corps pledge displayed on the door. Two men are looking at the pledge

Washington, D.C. A Griffith consumers oil tank truck showing a United ...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Gloucester, Massachusetts. Playing cribbage in the Master Mariner's Association, whose members have been captains on fishing vessels

Gloucester, Massachusetts. Playing cribbage in the Master Mariner's As...

Title and other information from print in lot. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Industrial safety. Accident prevention. A careless employee has injured a fellow worker by leaving oil spilled on the floor. Clean floors are among the first considerations in a "good housekeeping" program

Industrial safety. Accident prevention. A careless employee has injure...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Press conference with General Chu Shih-Ming. On the fifth anniversary of the Chinese-Japanese War, Major General Chu Shih-Ming, Military Attache of the Chinese Embassy in Washington, D.C., held a press conference. He emphasized the Chinese commandos' contribution in the war, discussed the international situation

Press conference with General Chu Shih-Ming. On the fifth anniversary ...

Actual size of negative is E (approximately 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Divisi... more

Fort Belvoir, Virginia. A burning armored tank, showing the effects of a hit by a "Molotov cocktail" grenade

Fort Belvoir, Virginia. A burning armored tank, showing the effects of...

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Negative had no edge number. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Pictur... more

Manpower. Negro bomber plant workers. Conservation of rubber by American motorists makes possible these bomber tires, which are being assembled in a large Eastern aircraft plant. These Negro workers are clamping on lock washers to the wheels before final assembly of the landing gear. Glenn L. Martin Bomber Plant. Baltimore, Maryland

Manpower. Negro bomber plant workers. Conservation of rubber by Americ...

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Caption card lists some of the printing history of image. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War... more

Fort Myer, Virginia. Jeeps on parade at Fort Myer, Virginia, at ceremonies honoring Staff Sergeant Jackson L. Dietz, Jr. and Technical Sergeant Raymond Davidson, for rescuing a comrade from a fire in the company machine shop

Fort Myer, Virginia. Jeeps on parade at Fort Myer, Virginia, at ceremo...

Actual size of negative is E (approximately 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Divisi... more

Conversion. From garage to defense workshop. Lindstrom shown working at a small milling machine in his garage shop. This, like most of his other equipment, is comparatively new and modern

Conversion. From garage to defense workshop. Lindstrom shown working a...

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Annotation on negative. Title and other information from print in lot and lot catalog card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Oversea... more

Manpower, junior size. Excited school children craned their necks to watch the Jefferson High drum and bugle corps march into the auditorium. The "military band" opened the junior commando rally in Roanoke, Virginia, launching the campaign to collect scrap

Manpower, junior size. Excited school children craned their necks to w...

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Divisi... more

Americans all. In the armed forces and on the production line, Americans of every race and creed fight shoulder to shoulder to defeat the forces which threaten to destroy our liberties. Here Charles Geier (right) and Marcell Webb work on the rudder of a P-47 pursuit ship in an Eastern aircraft factory. Republic Aircraft Corporation

Americans all. In the armed forces and on the production line, America...

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944... more

Victory food from American waters. At the docks in Gloucester, Massachusetts, crew members prepare their trawler for a week's voyage. Most of the fishermen in the city come from a line of fishermen that dates back for centuries

Victory food from American waters. At the docks in Gloucester, Massach...

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Caption card lists some of the printing history of image. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War... more

Gloucester, Massachusetts. Captain John Riberia on the fishing trawler "Old Glory"

Gloucester, Massachusetts. Captain John Riberia on the fishing trawler...

Annotation on original negative jacket. Title and other information from print in lot. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information ... more

Production. Submarine chasers. An adzeman, master of an ancient craft. Christopher Christophersen, sixty-five, still puts in a full day at an Eastern boatyard shaping oak keels for subchasers. Marine Construction Company, Stamford, Connecticut

Production. Submarine chasers. An adzeman, master of an ancient craft....

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Divisi... more

Women at war (Mrs. Smuda). There's a war to be won, but there's work to be done at home, and this modern warrior-mother enjoys taking a hand in household duties. Tonight, she's drying the supper dishes while her daughter Genevieve washes

Women at war (Mrs. Smuda). There's a war to be won, but there's work t...

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Divisi... more

Gloucester, Massachusetts. Captain John Riberia on the fishing trawler "Old Glory"

Gloucester, Massachusetts. Captain John Riberia on the fishing trawler...

Annotation on original negative jacket. Title and other information from print in lot. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information ... more

Posting ceiling prices in foreign languages. Charles Ruggiero, clerk in a grocery store in New York's Italian section, wishes the handful of spaghetti he is breaking were Mussolini's neck. The ceiling price sign above his head, written in Italian, is helping to defeat Il Duce by controlling inflation, one of America's most dangerous enemies

Posting ceiling prices in foreign languages. Charles Ruggiero, clerk i...

Actual size of negative is E (approximately 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches). Caption card lists some of the printing history of image. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War... more

Gloucester, Massachusetts. Fish models in the office of the Gloucester mariners' association

Gloucester, Massachusetts. Fish models in the office of the Gloucester...

Annotation on original negative jacket. Title and other information from print in lot. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information ... more

On board a fishing vessel out from Gloucester, Massachusetts. This is not the mouth of the fish; the gill cover has been opened and the fisherman is looking into the section occupied by gills. Some of the backbones are visible

On board a fishing vessel out from Gloucester, Massachusetts. This is ...

Title and other information from print in lot. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Manpower. Negro shipyard workers. Skills which contributed to America's success in World War I are vital to our efforts in World War II. This Negro riveter is a veteran employee in a large Eastern shipyard. Another Negro broke the world record for riveting in World War I. Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Corporation. Kearny, New Jersey

Manpower. Negro shipyard workers. Skills which contributed to America'...

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Caption card lists some of the printing history of image. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War... more

Gloucester, Massachusetts. A fisherman

Gloucester, Massachusetts. A fisherman

Annotation on original negative jacket. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information ... more

Gasoline rationing. Previous to the adoption of the new "A" gasoline ration books, service station and garage attendants were often deluged with calls from motorists requesting the reservation of specified amounts of gasoline. Here, the manager of a cooperative filling station records such an entry from a regular customer. The rationing system was designed to alleviate this condition

Gasoline rationing. Previous to the adoption of the new "A" gasoline r...

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Negative has a tape mask. Other title from print in lot. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War ... more

Scrap collection. Two Washington, D.C. junk men unloading their cart at a scrap dealer's. Shapiro Company, Baltimore, Maryland

Scrap collection. Two Washington, D.C. junk men unloading their cart a...

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Divisi... more

Posting ceiling prices in foreign languages. Lee Bow, manager of a large wholesale and retail store in New York's Chinatown, is making a sign in Chinese to show the ceiling prices for various articles sold in the store, according to the regulations of the Office of Price Administration (OPA). America's Chinese population is giving its full cooperation to the government in the battle against inflation and against the Axis

Posting ceiling prices in foreign languages. Lee Bow, manager of a lar...

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Divisi... more

Gloucester, Massachusetts. Capt. Ben Pine, the man who raced the schooner "Gertrude Thebaud" against the Canadian schooner "Blue Nose" for the fisherman's trophy, is one of the three men who made Gloucester. The others were Tom Carrol and Ray Adams

Gloucester, Massachusetts. Capt. Ben Pine, the man who raced the schoo...

Annotation on original negative jacket. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information ... more

Manpower. Negro navy yard workers. America draws its manpower from all citizens alike. A product of the government's extensive training program for American youth, this Negro machinist daily performs important operations in the ship-building program of a large navy yard on the East Coast

Manpower. Negro navy yard workers. America draws its manpower from all...

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Divisi... more

"You Can't Do Business With Hitler." Rehearsal is underway for the radio show "You Can't Do Business With Hitler" written and produced by the radio section of the Office of War Information (OWI). At the microphone are (left to right) Sam Lauder, Marian Harvey (with back turned), Robert Pollard and Ilona Killian

"You Can't Do Business With Hitler." Rehearsal is underway for the rad...

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Title and other information from print in lot and lot catalog card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Divisi... more

Office equipment used by the War Production Board (WPB). Some of the twenty-four form-writing machines used by the WPB to write control cards (PD-1A) for applicants for preference ratings

Office equipment used by the War Production Board (WPB). Some of the t...

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Divisi... more

Press conference with General Chu Shih-Ming. On the fifth anniversary of the Chinese-Japanese War, Major General Chu Shih-Ming, Military Attache of the Chinese Embassy in Washington, D.C., held a press conference. He emphasized the Chinese commandos' contribution in the war, discussed the international situation

Press conference with General Chu Shih-Ming. On the fifth anniversary ...

Actual size of negative is E (approximately 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Divisi... more

On board a fishing vessel out from Gloucester, Massachusetts. Women in a packing plant candling fish and cutting out a parasite known as Syphirin lumpii

On board a fishing vessel out from Gloucester, Massachusetts. Women in...

Annotation on original negative jacket. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information ... more

Washington, D.C. A Charles Schneider Baking Company delivery truck displaying a United States Truck Conservaton Corps pledge, showing a driver alighting with a basket of bread

Washington, D.C. A Charles Schneider Baking Company delivery truck dis...

Actual size of negative is E (approximately 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches). Negative had no edge number. Title and other information from print in lot. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Pictur... more

Production. Industrial alcohol. Pressure vessels employ steam and cold water in the process of making industrial alcohol from grain in a converted whiskey distillery. The switchboard in the background provides control of the process by indicating which bins contain grain and which grains are being cooked

Production. Industrial alcohol. Pressure vessels employ steam and cold...

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Caption card lists some of the printing history of image. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War... more

Posting ceiling prices in foreign languages. America's shopper must be able to see and understand ceiling prices, so Freda Altberg's small yard goods shop in one of New York's East Side marketplaces has maximum prices for its stock posted in Yiddish. The sign reads, "Price Ceilings on Yard Goods," and lists the various types of cloth with their ceiling costs per yard

Posting ceiling prices in foreign languages. America's shopper must be...

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Divisi... more

Conversion. From garage to defense workshop. An example of Carell's ingenuity is this small milling machine which he rigged up with a grinder to form a surface-grinding machine. He also installed a cooling system. Operator is Walter Drzewiecki

Conversion. From garage to defense workshop. An example of Carell's in...

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Annotation on negative. Title and other information from print in lot and lot catalog card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Oversea... more

On board a fishing vessel out from Gloucester, Massachusetts. Two fishermen mending a badly torn net during the night

On board a fishing vessel out from Gloucester, Massachusetts. Two fish...

Title and other information from print in lot. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Production. Submarine chasers. An answer to the U-boats: more subchasers. A husky arc welder has just finished a job on one of the chocks of a chaser at an Eastern boatyard. Marine Construction Company, Stamford, Connecticut

Production. Submarine chasers. An answer to the U-boats: more subchase...

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Divisi... more

Manpower. Negro navy yard workers. America draws its manpower from all citizens alike. This Negro boring mill operator performs an important function in the record-breaking production program of a large Eastern navy yard

Manpower. Negro navy yard workers. America draws its manpower from all...

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Divisi... more

Scrap collection. Junk man pushing his cart loaded with a day's pickings on his way to sell the paper, cardboard and rags to a large scrap dealer. Shapiro Company, Baltimore, Maryland

Scrap collection. Junk man pushing his cart loaded with a day's pickin...

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Caption card lists some of the printing history of image. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War... more

Manpower. Negro bomber plant workers. These Negro workers are assembling floors for the pilot's compartment in a medium bomber before final installation in the plane. This complex operation is being performed in a large Eastern aircraft plant. Glenn L. Martin Bomber Plant. Baltimore, Maryland

Manpower. Negro bomber plant workers. These Negro workers are assembli...

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Caption card lists some of the printing history of image. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War... more

Fort Belvoir, Virginia. A burning armored tank, showing the effects of a hit by a "Molotov cocktail" grenade

Fort Belvoir, Virginia. A burning armored tank, showing the effects of...

Actual size of negative is E (approximately 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches). Negative had no edge number. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Pictur... more

Manpower. Negro navy yard workers. Benjamin Stephens is one of the many old-timers speeding ship production in an Eastern navy yard. He operates a pneumatic chipper on the giant propellers which send American ships to all ports of the world

Manpower. Negro navy yard workers. Benjamin Stephens is one of the man...

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Caption card lists some of the printing history of image. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War... more

Gloucester, Massachusetts. Decks are covered with tons of rosefish as the "Old Glory" reaches its capacity load. After two and one half days of fishing, a catch of 85,000 pounds has been hauled in

Gloucester, Massachusetts. Decks are covered with tons of rosefish as ...

Annotation on original negative jacket. Title and other information from print in lot. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information ... more

Industrial safety. Accident prevention. Damaged and defective tools and equipment present serious hazards to workers. The splintered handle of this sledgehammer can cause dangerous injuries, delay production, ruin material, and lower plant morale

Industrial safety. Accident prevention. Damaged and defective tools an...

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Caption card lists some of the printing history of image. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War... more

Washington, D.C. An O. Boyle truck showing two girls, one inside it and one on the running board, looking at the United States Truck Conservation Corps pledge on the door of it

Washington, D.C. An O. Boyle truck showing two girls, one inside it an...

Title and other information from print in lot. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Manpower. Negro shipyard workers. American manpower draws its skills from all citizens alike. This Negro power drill operator is reaming a hole through which rivets will be driven in the building of warships in an Eastern shipyard. Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Corporation. Kearny, New Jersey

Manpower. Negro shipyard workers. American manpower draws its skills f...

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Divisi... more

Production. Industrial alcohol. Grain from which industrial alcohol is to be made is broken on a triple-deck mill before cooking. Breaking of the grain is preferable to grinding

Production. Industrial alcohol. Grain from which industrial alcohol is...

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Divisi... more

On board a fishing vessel out from Gloucester, Massachusetts. Fishermen repairing the nets. In the foreground is a trawl cable around the bollard

On board a fishing vessel out from Gloucester, Massachusetts. Fisherme...

Annotation on original negative jacket. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information ... more

Women airport workers. Evelyn Spangler, eighteen-years-old, is just as proficient at acetylene torch welding as any of the men welders in the Pennsylvania Central shops, according to Johnny Shore, her instructor. Evelyn learned welding rudiments from her father in Christiansburg, Virginia, got more experienced at the vocational school at Manassas, Virginia, and then joined the repair crew at the Washington National Airport. Now no welding job is too difficult for her to tackle

Women airport workers. Evelyn Spangler, eighteen-years-old, is just as...

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Caption card lists some of the printing history of image. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War... more

Washington, D.C. An autocar long distance hauling van, showing a United States Truck Conservation Corps pledge on the door. The driver, standing on the running board, is apparently directing someone in front of it

Washington, D.C. An autocar long distance hauling van, showing a Unite...

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Negative had no edge number. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Pictur... more

Manpower, junior size. Soldiers without uniforms but determined home front fighters, nevertheless. These newly appointed junior commandos of Roanoke, Virginia, are so eager to get into the "scrap" that not even a heavy rain can stop them from work. They map plans for the distribution of leaflets on their block to inform housewives that the "Scrap for Victory" campaign is on

Manpower, junior size. Soldiers without uniforms but determined home f...

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Caption card lists some of the printing history of image. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War... more

Negro steelworkers. One of the many Negro operators of narrow guage locomotives that haul ingot and billet steel in the yards of a large East Coast steel mill is shown in the cab of his locomotive. Bethlehem Steel

Negro steelworkers. One of the many Negro operators of narrow guage lo...

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Divisi... more

Gloucester, Massachusetts. The "Mother of Good Voyages" statue in Captain John Riberia's quarters on the fishing trawler "Old Glory"

Gloucester, Massachusetts. The "Mother of Good Voyages" statue in Capt...

Title and other information from print in lot. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Tires for pictogram

Tires for pictogram

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Photographed by Martha McMillan, Howard R. Hollem, Albert Freeman or Howard Liberman. Title and other information from print in lot and lot cat... more

Fort Belvoir, Virginia. United States Army engineers constructing a bridge or a pier

Fort Belvoir, Virginia. United States Army engineers constructing a br...

Actual size of negative is E (approximately 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches). Negative had no edge number. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Pictur... more

Gloucester, Massachusetts. Striking good fishing grounds, fishermen load their boat with rosefish. Only a thin slice from each side of the rosefish is useable as food. Fish meal and fish oil are made from the remaining parts

Gloucester, Massachusetts. Striking good fishing grounds, fishermen lo...

Title and other information from print in lot. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Production. Industrial alcohol. These 40,000 gallon tanks in the fermenting room of a converted whiskey distillery produce industrial alcohol by the action of yeast upon cooked grain whose starches have been changed to sugars by the enzyme action of malt

Production. Industrial alcohol. These 40,000 gallon tanks in the ferme...

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Divisi... more

Industrial safety. Accident prevention. This shop worker is "asking for it." The use of a makeshift "ladder" like this is always hazardous--doubly so when heavy, bulky, or unwieldy objects are being put in place or removed

Industrial safety. Accident prevention. This shop worker is "asking fo...

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Divisi... more

School boys training for agriculture. It takes a husky to handle a pitch fork. These three high school lads, after a short introduction period, are performing the task like veterans. Soon they'll be helping farmers six days a week for the entire summer

School boys training for agriculture. It takes a husky to handle a pit...

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Divisi... more