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U.S. Time Periods » 1914-1945: World Wars

FSA/OWI Color Photographs Collection, 1939-1945

presents 1,600 color photos -- rural and small-town life, migrant labor, the Great Depression, railroads, military training, aircraft manufacturing, and mobilizing for World War II. A special feature, "Collection Connections," provides ideas for learning about women in the war effort, New Deal work programs, farm workers, relief programs, and military training. (Library of Congress)

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This woman worker at the Vultee-Nashville is shown making final adjustments in the wheel well of an inner wing before the installation of the landing gear, Nashville, Tenn.

Installation of the landing gear

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