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Title  [Group portrait of employees of the Southern Pacific Railroad Sacramento Shops]
Date  1917
Description  1 photographic print ; 7-3/4 x 9-3/4 in.
Subject(s)  Central Pacific Railroad Company (159), Southern Pacific Railroad Company (285), Railroad employees (61), Women railroad employees (7), Railroad shops & yards--California--Sacramento (87)

Group portraits (51), Photographic prints (633)

Summary  During World War I women volunteered for non-traditional jobs in support of the war effort. Here a group of women, and a few men, stand before a pile of scrap metal in the SP yards. Image is marked "Sacramento Aug. 30, 1917."
Owning 
Institution
 
California State Railroad Museum Library
Copyright  CSRM Library
Filing 
Location
 
SACRAMENTO SHOPS ALBUMS
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CSRM Negatives SPX 51-5, 28176

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