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Photo Credits

Many thanks to Flickr and the fine photographers who took and shared the pictures you see in these books. We only use pictures that have been shared with the Creative Commons license and those with no known copyright. You may click on photo credits link in any book to link to the pages on Flickr for the photos. Of course, the pictures remain the property of photographers who took them and all the restrictions they placed on their use still apply.

If you object to the use of your pictures in these books for kids with disabilities, just let me know and I’ll take the book down.

To see the credits for any book, click the Settings  menu in the upper right and select More, the link will be near the bottom of that page.

WW II: Women Working

Click on the links below to go to the Flickr page for each photograph.

 Flickr In 1941, the United States went to war.
 Flickr Many American men went overseas to fight.
 Flickr Many American women went to work in factories.
 Flickr They built planes.
 Flickr They used powerful hand tools.
 Flickr They worked on the smallest details.
 Flickr They worked on huge machines.
 Flickr Some women wore uniforms.
 Flickr Some women wore pants and bandannas.
 Flickr This welder wore a mask and heavy gloves.
 Flickr This woman operated a lathe.
 Flickr This woman painted airplane wings.
 Flickr This woman was a mechanic.
 Flickr Some workers handled delicate electronics.
 Flickr These workers ate lunch together.
 Flickr Factory work was hard but important.
 Flickr During World War II, many women served the war effort.
 Flickr All the photos in this book are from the Library of Congress.
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