Explore Factory Worker, Machine Parts, and more!

Explore related topics

Enjoy this fascinating collection of rare historical photos.

61 Incredibly Rare Historical Photos That Will Leave You Speechless

The factory workers in this photograph are wearing a variation on the ‘Victory rolls’ style, which received government endorsement in the United States. Keeping hair out of the wearer’s eyes and away from machinery, the style was safer than the other fashionable style of the time: longer hair worn loose, parted on one side with a long fringe falling over one eye, made fashionable by movie star Veronica Lake

The factory workers in this photograph are wearing a variation on the ‘Victory rolls’ style, which received government endorsement in the United States. Keeping hair out of the wearer’s eyes and away from machinery, the style was safer than the other fashionable style of the time: longer hair worn loose, parted on one side with a long fringe falling over one eye, made fashionable by movie star Veronica Lake

"Chippers." Women War Workers of Marinship Corp, 1942. - WWII propaganda photo, women war workers, shipyard, shipbuilding

" Women War Workers of Marinship Corp, - WWII propaganda photo, women war workers, shipyard, shipbuilding

TODAY IS A VINTAGE LAUNDRY'S DAY!...

Yesteryear LAUNDRY DAY - She looks thrilled to plunge her mitts into that tub of scalding water, lye soap, and pile of week-old stinky socks!

The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire NYC on March 25, 1911, was one of the deadliest industrial disasters in the history of the city of New York and resulted in the fourth highest loss of life from an industrial accident in U.S. history. 146 people died as a result of the fire: 129 women and 17 men.

The triangle Shirtwaiste Factory fire was one of the worst industrial tragedies ever. 146 women and girls who were locked inside were killed.

Portsmouth late 1800's

Portsmouth late 1800's

WWII women in wartime photo.  "Oyida Peaks riveting as part of her NYA training to become a mechanic at the Naval Air Base, in the Assembly and Repair Department, Corpus Christi, Texas."  http://Duster.me

Oyida Peaks riveting as part of her NYA training to become a mechanic at the Naval Air Base, in the Assembly and Repair Department, Corpus Christi, Texas (LOC)

Washington, DC, 1935

Snowy Washington, D. circa "East Front of U. Capitol at night in winter." nitrate negative by Theodor Horydczak.

Anybody know who she is? Fabulous picture!! Stagedoor Canteen

This photo was uploaded by Langnasen.

Women in WWII ~ Row of female factory workers assembling machine parts in an American factory during World War II (1939-1945), United States ~ Getty Images ~ BFD

Women in WWII ~ Row of female factory workers assembling machine parts in an American factory during World War II United States ~ Getty Images ~ BFD

Pinterest
Search