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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.
About This Item
- Title: Women employees, Portland Company, 1917
- Creation Date: 1917
- Subject Date: 1917
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Photoprint
- Dimensions: 21 cm x 26 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 242, Box 40a 6-22
- 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--Employees--Photographs
- World War, 1914-1918--Participation, Female--Photographs
- World War, 1914-1918--War work--Maine--Portland
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485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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