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Career Day: Working Women of the 1940s

In honor of the recent loss of Mary Ellis, one of the last remaining female pilots of World War II, we wanted to feature some photos exhibiting other ways women kept the world moving forward in wartime.


Z24.1535 World War II, by unknown photographer



Z24.1600 World War, Woman Working Drill Press, by unknown photographer



B841-2 Woman inspecting gun turret of bomber, by A. Aubrey Bodine