Thursday, January 2, 2014

Shorpy World War II Photos-- Part 2

12-5-13 NIGHT SERVICE: 1942-- CIRCA 1942, VICINITY OF WASHINGTON, DC "CONSERVATION OF FUEL OIL." A very important aspect of the war effort and rationing.

12-24-13 SECRET SANTA: 1942-- December 1942 New York City R.H. Macy & Co. Santa Claus was actually two Santas concealed from each other to keep the lines moving. Even in wartime, Santa must come for a visit.

12-23-13 ASSET MANAGEMENT: 1942-- Washington, DC "Demonstration of the correct procedure in applying street makeup at Woodrow Wilson High School. Kids continued to go to school during the war. Of course. many of these girls' boyfriends would be going into the service upon graduation.


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