Miss Eastine Cowner, A Former Waitress, Is Helping In Her Job As A Scaler To Construct The Liberty Ship Ss George Washington CarverKaiser Shipyards, Richmond, California Digital History ID 2613|
Credit: Library of Congress
Media type: photograph
Museum Number: LC-USW3-028673-C
Annotation: The war production demands opened up job opportunities for women that had previously been labeled as “man’s work.” Women worked in factories and shipyards to help bolster the mass production of heavy equipment and war supplies.
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