Sunday, July 24, 2005

The Best Photographs the Federal Government has to Offer - 1

The National Archives and Records Administration has a large collection of great images to be found through its search-engine (ARC Basic Search.) Unfortunately, there is no way to link to each image's full description page. So if you want the complete low-down on each image, plug the ARC Identifier number in the search engine to track down the details.


ARC Identifier: 522883

Title: Like girls from Mars are these "top women" at U.S. Steel's Gary, Indiana, Works. Their job is to clean up at regular intervals around the tops of twelve blast furnaces. As a safety precaution, the girls wear oxygen masks., 1940 - 1945

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