Women At The Augusta Arsenal

During World War II, the Augusta Arsenal in Augusta, GA employed over 1000 people, many of them female workers who performed a variety of critical war-supporting jobs. In the first photo, a woman is working on the wooden stock for an M1 Garand rifle. In the second, women are testing trench binoculars.

Subject

Women

Creator

Records of the Office of the Chief of Ordnance,
Record Group 156

Source

Assorted Arsenal Files, 1942-1955

Date

ca. 1944

Rights

National Archives at Atlanta

Format

Still Image, 2 photos

Identifier

N/A

Coverage

Augusta (Ga.)

Original Format

Photograph Print 8" x 10"
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