In celebration of Women’s History Month, we present rare portraits by Margaret Bourke-White of female factory workers in World War II.
Pictured: Bernice Daunora, 31, a member of a steel mill’s “top gang” who must wear a “one-hour, lightweight breathing apparatus” as protection against gas escaping from blast furnaces, Gary, Ind., 1943.
(Margaret Bourke-White—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

In celebration of Women’s History Month, we present rare portraits by Margaret Bourke-White of female factory workers in World War II.

Pictured: Bernice Daunora, 31, a member of a steel mill’s “top gang” who must wear a “one-hour, lightweight breathing apparatus” as protection against gas escaping from blast furnaces, Gary, Ind., 1943.

(Margaret Bourke-White—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

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