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Women employees, Portland Company, 1917

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Women employees, Portland Company, 1917

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During World War I women worked at the Portland Company to manufacture the 108-millimeter brass howitzer shells used in the war. Here are some of the women posing in front of the shipping and receiving doors at the Portland Company in 1917.

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  • Title: Women employees, Portland Company, 1917
  • Creation Date: 1917
  • Subject Date: 1917
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photoprint
  • Dimensions (cm): 21 x 26
  • Local Code: Coll. 242 B40a 6-22
  • Collection: Portland Company records
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822
http://www.mainehistory.org

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