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Photograph of male and female workers handling and cutting pattern pieces from sheepskins to make mackinaws, jerkins, and coats for the US Government during WWI. Taken at the Wyman Partridge Co., Minneapolis, Minnesota.. Cutting thousands of pelts…
2 men work at opposite sides of a long table, measuring cloth. Tied bolts in background.
Photograph of scattered bones of sheep over pasture land
Photograph of bare land, grazed to the roots, 1945
Photograph of sheep being driven along a city street by several young women dressed as shepherdesses. Chicago, 1918.
Photograph of mountainous landscape with sheep scattered in foreground range with trees rising to mountains beyond.
Soldier and woman in bathing suit walk on the beach. Caption "I'm conserving wool, this bathing suit's painted on."
Connecticut State Council of Defense War Exhibit, Hartford 18 Oct 1918. Conservation of wool and cloth. (NARA)
Photograph of display set up to instruct in ways to conserve wool and other textiles for the war effort. October 1918, Connecticut.
East Providence, RI war activities. Pupils of Hoyt Grammar school knit and sew for the soldiers. Auspices of Red Cross. Acquired 3/1919. (NARA)
Photograph of group of boys and girls knitting and sewing on sewing machines. Red Cross emblem on wall behind. East Providence, RI. Hoyt Grammar school.
Photograph of counter and room beyond with shelves of wool yarn and finished knitted goods. Sent to War records by Postmaster, Hackensack, 6/6/1919.
Photograph of three soldiers in bed, two knitting with needles and one with another textile tool. Two nurses behind.
Factory view, Fort Schuyler Knitting Co., 1918. Manufacturing woolen underwear for the US Army. (NARA)
Photograph of man and woman surrounded by knitting machines at Fort Schuyler Knitting Co., Utica, NY, 3 Oct 1918. Manufacturing woolen underwear for the Government.
Photograph of group of men with wool sorting bins in front and mountains of raw wool behind. "Industries of War. Manufacturing woolen cloth for government, Steere Mill, Wansjuck Co. Wool sorting room"
Photograph of Portland (Oregon) Woolen Mill factory floor showing women sewing hems and perhaps embroidering the letters US on blankets made for the US Army during WWI.
Photograph, NYU knitting course, 1918
Photograph of men and women, possibly under guard, packing sacks with wool. German Official Photograph. August 1917. Wool is for delivery to Germany. Note on card: Bufa 4534. Roumania.
Photograph of group of the crew of the USS Guinever on shipboard, before sailing for France, 1917
Photograph of weave room of the Garfield NJ mill of Forstmann & Huffman Co. Passaic, NJ. No workers visible, looms are stopped but have cloth in place.
Photograph of woman in white headscarf and smock sorting war relief supplies onto shelves, 1918
One of a series of 1912 photographs of the American Woolen Mill operations in 1912. Series owned by NARA and also by NMAH/Textiles. NARA set mounted to small cards, seen here.
Poster, UK, 1940, exhorting civilians to fight damage to woolen garments and textiles, probably to help conserve wool in wartime
Poster exhorting growing of lambs for shearling for flying suits, US, WWII
Skein winding, woolen mill, 1918