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Mrs. A. Mackay Operating a Riveting Gun at Pictou Shipyards Ltd
Photographer unknown, photograph, Pictou, Nova Scotia, January 1943

Thousands of women took part in the war effort in response to increased production and the growing demand for workers. They learned skills that allowed them to work outside the home for the first time in their lives.

National Film Board of Canada. Photothèque / Library and Archives Canada / PA-112891



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