Truing balance wheels – a skilled machine operation, 1936

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A few nice great depression images I found:

Truing balance wheels – a skilled machine operation, 1936
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Image by The U.S. National Archives
Original Caption: Lancaster, Pennsylvania – Hamilton Watches. Operation – truing balance wheels – a skilled machine operation – balance wheel is placed into calipers provided with an index which shows where a wheel is out of balance – right hand (with or without a small tool, adjusts the balance), 1936

U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 69-RP-157

Photographer: Hine, Lewis

Subjects:
The New Deal
Tennessee Valley Authority
Works Progress Administration
Work Portraits
The Great Depression

Persistent URL: research.archives.gov/description/518441

Repository: Still Picture Records Section, Special Media Archives Services Division (NWCS-S), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD, 20740-6001.

For information about ordering reproductions of photographs held by the Still Picture Unit, visit: www.archives.gov/research/order/still-pictures.html

Reproductions may be ordered via an independent vendor. NARA maintains a list of vendors at www.archives.gov/research/order/vendors-photos-maps-dc.html

Access Restrictions: Unrestricted
Use Restrictions: Unrestricted

Scott’s Run, West Virginia. The Shack Community Center, 1936
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Image by The U.S. National Archives
Original Caption: Scott’s Run, West Virginia. The Shack Community Center – Scene is typical of crowded space. In center of valley the stream is Scott’s Run Crack. The Shack is a community center sponsored by a religious organization, 1936

U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 69-RP-75

Photographer: Hine, Lewis

Subjects:
The New Deal
Tennessee Valley Authority
Works Progress Administration
Work Portraits
The Great Depression

Persistent URL: research.archives.gov/description/518360

Repository: Still Picture Records Section, Special Media Archives Services Division (NWCS-S), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD, 20740-6001.

For information about ordering reproductions of photographs held by the Still Picture Unit, visit: www.archives.gov/research/order/still-pictures.html

Reproductions may be ordered via an independent vendor. NARA maintains a list of vendors at www.archives.gov/research/order/vendors-photos-maps-dc.html

Access Restrictions: Unrestricted
Use Restrictions: Unrestricted

Hamilton Watch. Operation – adjusting watches for position – highly skilled mechanical operation, 1936
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Image by The U.S. National Archives
Original Caption: Lancaster, Pennsylvania – Hamilton Watch. Operation – adjusting watches for position – highly skilled mechanical operation. For five days watches undergo testing for reaction to light, heat and position. If any inaccuracies are recorded, the watches go back to an adjuster who is able to make all kinds of adjustment. This photograph shows a man making adjustments for position, 1936

U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 69-RP-154

Photographer: Hine, Lewis

Subjects:
The New Deal
Tennessee Valley Authority
Works Progress Administration
Work Portraits
The Great Depression

Persistent URL: research.archives.gov/description/518438

Repository: Still Picture Records Section, Special Media Archives Services Division (NWCS-S), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD, 20740-6001.

For information about ordering reproductions of photographs held by the Still Picture Unit, visit: www.archives.gov/research/order/still-pictures.html

Reproductions may be ordered via an independent vendor. NARA maintains a list of vendors at www.archives.gov/research/order/vendors-photos-maps-dc.html

Access Restrictions: Unrestricted
Use Restrictions: Unrestricted

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