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Holston Ordnance Works Employee

Holston Ordnance

August 1943

A Holston Ordnance Works employee operating filter tanks in "E" building in area B...

Tags: Ordnance Facilities | Tennessee | World War II
Holston Ordnance Works Manpower Map

Manpower map

December 1943

Like most military production facilities during the war, Holston Ordnance Works in Kingsport, Tennessee, employed male and female workers...

Tags: Labor | Map | Ordnance Facilities | Tennessee | World War II
War Manpower Radio Script

Radio Script

ca. 1943-1945

In order to recruit more qualified workers and increase production, the Charleston Navy Yard used scripted radio interviews...

Tags: Propaganda | South Carolina | World War II
Atlanta Traffic Study

Atlanta Traffic Study

June 1942

Rush hour traffic congestion in downtown Atlanta became a major problem by 1942, prompting the Chamber of Commerce...

Tags: Georgia | Transportation | World War II
Atlanta NAS Highway Project

atlanta nas street project

July 7, 1943

Dramatically increased activities at war-supporting facilities across the Southeast required improved highway access. This project...

Tags: Georgia | Map | Transportation | World War II
Bell Bomber Plant Highway Project

bELL BOMBER PROJECT

May 29, 1942

Workers at the Bell Bomber Plant in Marietta, Georgia manufactured 663 B-29 aircraft during the war. In order to support the start...

Tags: Georgia | Transportation | World War II
Loading Ammunition at the Charleston Port of Embarkation

Loading Ammunition

March 1, 1944

Dock workers at the Charleston Port of Embarkation load ammunition on a supply ship bound for Europe...

Tags: Ammunition | South Carolina | World War II
Wounded Soldiers Aboard Hospital Ships

wounded soldiers

1943-1944

Wounded soldiers were often transported back to the United States from battlefields all over the world in hospital ships...

Tags: Health | Ships | Soldiers | South Carolina | World War II
Transportation Map of Atlanta Defense Area

Atlanta Transportation

1941

Before the construction of its major expressways, Atlanta's road network was unprepared for increased use during the war...

Tags: Georgia | Map | Transportation | World War II
U.S. Hospital Ships

U.S. Hospital Ships

1944

Wounded soldiers were often transported back to the United States from battlefields all over the world in hospital ships...

Tags: Health | Ships | South Carolina | World War II