Women of Steel in WWII: Flame cutting of a slab

Women of Steel Collection

Women of Steel Collection: LIFE With Female Factory Workers in World War II. TIME Caption: Flame cutting of a slab is done by four-torch machine controlled and operated by one woman. Alice Jo Barker (above) has a husband and a son who also work in war industries.

View the complete collection: http://time.com/3623449/women-of-steel-life-with-female-factory-workers-in-world-war-ii/ 

Did you know: The International Museum of World War II opened up a new exhibition on May 25th titled Women in WWII: On the Home Fronts and the Battle Fronts illuminating the diversity of roles women served during the war and the profound impact they had on the war efforts. 

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Building Links Celebrates 25 Years!

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Saanich Garden Suite Study Technical Workshop

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VICA, HeroWork, and STEP don denim for Jean's Day 2018

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