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Shell Production

Scanned photo of shell production.


Caption: Shell production.
Young women putting the finishing touches on shells. Trained women did the job while the men went off to war. Marie Boyles, extreme right, is threading the nose of a shell, and the first four at the left, Jane Pilewski, Veronica Kielbowicz, Ruth Morgan, and Betty Albaugh, are gauging and inspecting the small, high explosive projectiles.
Notes: Courtesy U.S. Steel Corp.
Photographer:
Date:
Heading: Pittsburgh. Wars. World War II.
#: P5187.
From the Collections of the Pennsylvania Department,
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.

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