Working Women in WWII

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Working Women in WWII

By: Lori Williamson | Item of the Day | August 19, 2021

This poster is titled "Scientifically Trained Women in War Jobs." It shows 9 black and white photos of women working in various laboratories, mills and factories and is dated1943. 

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