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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.

Photograph of shearer and single, half shorn sheep in profile, in wooden shed with landscape in background

Stereo card photograph of sheep at Snake River, Idaho, flat land in foreground, hills in background.

Photograph of wagons and teams loaded with wool in Utah

Stereo card with photograph depicting Montana sheep ranch

Illustration of covered wagon with settlers and livestock moving west. USA, mid 19th C.

Photographs (record shots only, not for print publication) of items from group of yarn skeins in Navy grey and Army khaki; and samples of items to be knitted for the armed forces by civilians: balaclava style hat, scarf, mittens, etc.

Blanket in grey plaid wool; The Geelong Returned Soldiers & Sailors Woollen Mills. RETSOL RUGS label with sunrise logo and ram with 'Pure Wool' inscription

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

Two soldiers lie dead at a crossroads, winter villages cape in background, signpost above. Soldier in foreground is barefoot.

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Poster of soldier firing gun; heading 26 sheep equip and maintain 1 soldier for a year.

Photograph of women workers at the Dewsbury Depot, sorting used uniforms, etc. for recycling

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Letter from Worumbo woolen Co to US National Museum curator F.L. Lewton, August 1917.

Poster for Le Bon Feu fundraising effort for French civilians suffering from cold and want. Drawing of elderly looking man and woman wrapped in blanket gazing at empty fireplace.

Room full of men, one signing enlistment (?) papers, at the German Consulate, NYC, 1914.

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Photograph of Serbian men posing with sacks of wool they had hidden from the Germans during WWI

Color poster exhorting Americans to join a sheep club to increase wool supplies.

Poster for co-operative work on Homefront to support soldiers at the front

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

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.

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.
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