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Winter Wonderland: 1941

Winter Wonderland: 1941

January 1941. "The end of the afternoon shift at the Jones and Laughlin Steel Corporation. Aliquippa, Pennsylvania." Medium format acetate negative by Jack Delano for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

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WW II steel

One of the main providers of steel for ships tanks etc for the war effort. Steel workers were exempt from the draft for this reason.

Pennsylvania Winters

The snow sure is beautiful white and fluffy. Until it gets dirty. Then it gets Ugly Quick.

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