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Photograph of three soldiers in bed, two knitting with needles and one with another textile tool. Two nurses behind.

Photograph of sheep being driven along a city street by several young women dressed as shepherdesses. Chicago, 1918.

Photograph of display set up to instruct in ways to conserve wool and other textiles for the war effort. October 1918, Connecticut.

Soldier and woman in bathing suit walk on the beach. Caption "I'm conserving wool, this bathing suit's painted on."

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 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 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, NYU knitting course, 1918

Photograph of bare land, grazed to the roots, 1945

Photograph of mountainous landscape with sheep scattered in foreground range with trees rising to mountains beyond.

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.

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

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 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 scattered bones of sheep over pasture land

Skein winding, woolen mill, 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.

Photograph of woman in white headscarf and smock sorting war relief supplies onto shelves, 1918

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 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"
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