Volume/Folder: Women in Industry (Misc) [Philadelphia War Photograph Committee]

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Record Number: 10711
Box Number: 2
Folder Number: Women in Industry (Misc)
Creator: Philadelphia War Photograph Committee
Date of View: circa 1917
View Format: Photograph
Inscription text: Girl workers in piano factory
Inscription location: Verso (photograph #1)
Inscription text: Girl using Electric Welder Courtesy of Ed G. Budd and Co.
Inscription location: Verso (photograph #2)
Image description: Various photographs of female factory workers from the Philadelphia War Photograph Committee collection documenting World War I participation on the Philadelphia home front.

(1) is photograph of women workers in a piano factory.

(2) is photograph of a woman using an electric welder.

(3) is photograph of female students at the auto mechanical school of the Spring Garden Institute. From original image caption: "Class learning complete handling of the construction and driving of auto vehicles. There is an ever increasing demand for women motor mechanics."