"Top Women" at U.S. Steel's Gary, Indiana, Works, 1940-1945

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    Original Caption: Like Girls from Mars Are These "Top Women" at U.S. Steel's Gary, Indiana, Works. Their Job Is to Clean Up at Regular Intervals Around The Tops of Twelve Blast Furnaces. As A Safety Precaution, the Girls Wear Oxygen Masks., 1940 - 1945

    U.S. National Archives' Local Identifier: 86-WWT-33(58)

    World War, 1939-1945

    Persistent URL: research.archives.gov/description/522883

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    Repository: Still Picture Records Section, Special Media Archives Services Division (NWCS-S), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD, 20740-6001.

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    1. avlxyz 62 months ago | reply

      those gas masks really do evoke some horrible memories!

      Seen on indicommons (?)

    2. prog_hume 62 months ago | reply

      Oh my god, what a picture!

    3. thefacthatyousucksucks 55 months ago | reply

      we are always a little bit too ready to live in a poisonously violent world

      nothing new

      notice that?

    4. Brenda Anderson 36 months ago | reply

      I thought this was an interesting photo to remix

      "Like Girls from Mars" revisited

    5. The U.S. National Archives 36 months ago | reply

      Cool! Thanks for sharing, Brenda!

      U.S. National Archives

    6. fionntáin 19 months ago | reply

      love the photo, I used it on my latest blog www.fionntain.wordpress.com/breath . Thanks a mill :-)

    7. priapecintawanita 12 months ago | reply

      Nice Picture. What tools do they use?
      cara memikat wanita

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