Photos of Women on the Home Front During WWII

Women had to pick up the slack left from so many men going off to war. Here are some photographs from the Library of Congress showing women at work in aircraft plants, and other jobs during WWII. 
 Title: Woman at work on motor, Douglas Aircraft Company, Long Beach, Calif.
From the Library of Congress WWII Color Photograph collection.
Photographer: Alfred T. Palmer
Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection 12002-39 
 Title: Riveter at work on Consolidated bomber, Consolidated Aircraft Corp., Fort Worth, Texas.
 From the Library of Congress WWII Color Photograph collection.
Photographer: Howard R. Hollem
Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection 12002-19 
 Title: Making harnesses, Mary Saverick stitching, Pioneer Parachute Company Mills, Manchester, Conn.
 From the Library of Congress WWII Color Photograph collection.
Photographer: William M. Rittase
Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection 12002-52  
This woman is working on an A-20 bomber at Douglas Aircraft Company, October 1942
From the Library of Congress WWII Color Photograph collection.
Photographer: Alfred T. Palmer
Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection  details  
 This woman is working inside a wheel well,  at Vultee-Nashville. She is working on a "Vengeance diver bomber.
From the Library of Congress WWII Color Photograph collection.
Photographer: Alfred T. Palmer
Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection details
 
 A woman machinist at Douglas Aircraft Company, October 1942
From the Library of Congress WWII Color Photograph collection.
Photographer: Alfred T. Palmer
Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection details
 
This WWII Poster shows a woman working in an airplane factory, and is trying to recruit more women in to the work force. Says "The more women that work, the sooner we win"
From the Library of Congress
Photographer: Alfred T. Palmer
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Another WWII Poster stating "We can't win without them".
From the Library of Congress details



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