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By the way...: Rosie the Riveter

Rosie the Riveter

Drilling on a Liberator Bomber, Consolidated Aircraft Corp., October Photographed by Howard R. Hollem for the Farm Security Administration.

Photo Women Welders

Women welders, 1942 the pride of every union is the fine hands behind the work

Land girls working on a combine harvester at harvest time. Joan Terrell who is greasing the machine used to be a hairdresser and Evelyn Lendon, the driver, was a typist, 1943, UKI

World War 2 in pictures: Gathering the war-time harvest

World War Land girls working on a combine harvester at harvest time. Joan Terrell who is greasing the machine used to be a hairdresser and Evelyn Lendon, the driver, was a typist. Original Publication: Picture Post - 1510 - 1943 Is A Panzer Harvest - p

vintage school girl  late 1940 source:http://chatterblossom.blogspot.com/2013/09/friday-photo-swoon-plaid-prerogative.html?m=1

Model wearing plaid skirt and cardigan sweater representing the latest college fashions. US, Nina Leen

WWII - love transcends

historicaltimes: “ World War II Pin-up Girl, Margie Stewart’s career as a World War II pin-up girl took off in the after she appeared in her first movie, “Bombardier.

Polly Bemis was a Chinese American pioneer who lived in Idaho in the late 19th and early 20th century. Her story became a biographical novel, and was fictionalized in the 1991 film A Thousand Pieces of Gold.

Polly Bemis was a Chinese American pioneer who lived in Idaho in the late and early century. Her story became a biographical novel, and was fictionalized in the 1991 film A Thousand Pieces of Gold.

This woman, love her! 1940s tomboy style at it's finest.

vintage fashion style street found photo print ad model magazine woman in riding outfit habit hat jacket vest tie jodhpurs pants boots casual sportswear

Members of the Watford Womens Home Defense Unit practice their aim on the rifle range, as other members wait their turn to shoot in 1942 (left). This unit was composed mainly of business and professional women who took the rifle instruction during their leisure time.

Members of the Watford Womens Home Defense Unit practice their aim on the rifle range, as other members wait their turn to shoot in 1942 (left). This unit was composed mainly of business and professional women who took the rifle instruction during their leisure time.

True Rosie the Riveter photo: WWII homefront, 1940s, 3 girls ready to work #2271

True Rosie the Riveter photo: WWII homefront, 1940s, 3 girls ready to work #2271

There's more to the Forties than victory rolls...Great article about the silly, innacurate idea that everyone went round with pin up hairstyles in the 1940s.

There’s more to the Forties than victory rolls…

Valerie Snowden, posing for a Chance Vought Aircraft advertisment, which was later illustrated by Ray Quigley. ( You will enjoy reading her story!

Valerie Snowden, posing for a Chance Vought Aircraft advertisment, which was later illustrated by Ray Quigley. 1942. ( You will enjoy reading her story! )
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