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Name Women
Number of Object records 39
Number of Photo records 13
Number of Archive records 1

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Image of Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1930.001.001

Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1930.001.001

Four unidentified women stand together in front of the Alva Belmont House, headquarters of the National Woman's Party in Washington, D.C.

Image of Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1930.001.002

Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1930.001.002

Four unidentified women stand together in front of the Alva Belmont House, headquarters of the National Woman's Party in Washington, D.C.

Image of Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1939.001.003

Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1939.001.003

A woman hangs onto the side of a train in Philadelphia and raises her hand to make a signal. Typed on accompanying sheet on the verso: "Women have become yard freight brakemen on the Pennsylvania Railroad, where they join regular switching crews in making up trains of cars loaded with war freight. This young lady is passing a hand signal to the engineman in a waterfront yard in Philadelphia."

Image of Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1939.001.008

Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1939.001.008

A female information attendant shows a visitor a Pennsylvania Railroad brochure at a train station during World War II. Typed on accompanying sheet on the verso: "Hundreds of women have donned especially designed uniforms to take the place of men on the Pennsylvania Railroad in such jobs as information attendant (illustrated), ushers, ticket sellers, train announcers, etc. in stations on many parts of the railroad."

Image of Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1939.001.004

Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1939.001.004

A woman, wearing a mask, works on a motor armature in a Pennsylvania Railroad shop during World War II. Typed on accompanying sheet on the verso: "This woman is an electrician's helper replacing a man in a Pennsylvania Railroad shop, and is using an electric grinding machine to clean an electric motor armature."

Image of Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1939.001.005

Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1939.001.005

A female trainman working on a Pennsylvania train collects tickets. A passenger seated on the right reads a newspaper. Written on accompanying sheet on the verso: "Hundreds of women have been hired by the Pennsylvania Railroad and trained as trainmen, and are serving on commuter and short-line trains in a number of areas. They collect tickets, call stations, assist passengers and perform all the other duties of passenger trainmen."

Image of Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1939.001.006

Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1939.001.006

Typed on accompanying sheet on the verso: "One of many hundreds of women replacing men on the Pennsylvania Railroad in its shops is this tinsmith's helper, who is shown operating large metal cutting shears."

Image of Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1939.001.007

Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1939.001.007

Two coach lunch waitresses offer food and milk to passengers on a Pennsylvania Railroad train in New York. Typed on accompanying sheet on the verso: "Sandwiches, milk, cake and other items of food are sold by coach lunch waitresses in Pennsylvania Railroad trains at Pennsylvania Station, New York prior to leaving time. These women are replacing men."

Image of Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1939.001.009

Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1939.001.009

Female students attending a course provided by the Pennsylvania Railroad to train candidates to fill positions in the city ticket offices. A blackboard near the wall lists various routes and ticket fares and a map to the left displays all the routes of the Pennsylvania Railroad. Typed on accompanying sheet on the verso: "This class of college-trained young women is shown at a session of the school course established by the Pennsylvania Railroad in Pennsylvania Station - 30th Street, Philadelphia, to prepare candidates for work in the "city ticket offices" maintained by the railroad in the hotel and shopping districts of various large cities. The instructors, including the young women s

Image of Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1939.001.010

Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1939.001.010

Typed on accompanying sheet on the verso: "Women coach cleaners on the Pennsylvania Railroad, replacing men gone off to war or to more strenuous jobs, find that housecleaning a passenger coach is little different from housecleaning a home. The women work in crews scrubbing down cars sent in from the railroad for semi-annual thorough cleaning."

Image of Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1939.001.011

Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1939.001.011

Typed on the accompanying sheet on the verso: "A Pennsylvania Railroad freight locomotive gets a thorough grooming during its stop-over at the enginehouse between runs. These women are among many employed by the railroad in cleaning and preparing the locomotives for their runs."

Image of Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1939.001.012

Photographic Records of the National Woman's Party-Action Photos - 1939.001.012

Typed on accompanying sheet on the verso: "The young lady at work in the smoke box of this Pennsylvania Railroad freight locomotive is performing work done by men in ordinary times. She is cleaning the interior of the locomotive boiler during one of its regular visits to the shops for careful checking over and maintenance."