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Women at the Portland Company inspect 8-inch howitzer shells (208 mm) for use in World War I.
The Portland Company made the shells, which were then packed in pairs in wooden boxes for shipment to a central depot to be filled with an explosive compound.
About This Item
- Title: Women at work at the Portland Company, ca. 1917
- Creation Date: circa 1917
- Subject Date: circa 1917
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Photograph, jpg
- Dimensions: 20 cm x 26 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 242, Box 40/12
- Collection: Portland Company records
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Ordnance industry--Maine--Portland
- Portland Company (Me.)--Employees--Women--Photographs
- Steel industry--Maine--Portland
- World War, 1914-1918--War work--Participation, Female--Photographs
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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