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Glass bottles. T. C. Wheaton gaffer finishing necks of wide mouthed jars, March 1937

Original Caption: Millville, New Jersey - Glass bottles. T. C. Wheaton gaffer finishing necks of wide mouthed jars. He rotates the bottle on a sheet of iron pressing open the mouth with the tool he is holding in his right hand. The jars are then taken by snapping-up boy to be annealed. The white formation on the right hand side of the picture is molten glass which has been hung there by the blowers. It is the excess glass which has been left over after they finished blowing the bottle, March 1937

 

U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 69-RP-412

 

Photographer: Hine, Lewis

  

Subjects:

The New Deal

Tennessee Valley Authority

Works Progress Administration

Work Portraits

The Great Depression

  

Persistent URL: research.archives.gov/description/518639

 

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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Taken in March 1937