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Highlights of the Collection
On the Lighter Side
Workman smiles and writes "ADOLF" in chalk on the body of a bomb at the Cherrier plant
Group of female workers enjoying a break from their work of packing crates of 25-pounder field gun cases at a munitions plant (prob. Robert Mitchell Co.)
Workman take a break in an unfinished airplane at an aviation plant
Workmen enjoy a break playing cards at the John Inglis Co. Bren gun plant
Apprentices hand-grind a surface plate for the toolmakers at the Sorel Steel plant
Footwear worn by a woman munitions worker as she sits at a table in the John Inglis Co. Bren gun plant
Not everything photographed involved struggle, serious thought or a questioning of one's role and civic duty; some photographs
were plain, simple, fun or just straight-out bizarre.
... plain, simple, fun
Female worker tests lenses in the Instruments Division of the Canadian Arsenals Ltd. optical plant
Construction workmen of the Steep Rock open-face mine site feeding a cigarette to "Bambi", a tame deer
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