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  • Collection: WWI Industry

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Mess Kit produced by Landers, Frary & Clark for American soldiers during World War I.

new plant.pdf
A new factory was to be built for New Britain Machine Company to assemble machine guns. Stanley Works received a $1 million order for magazines for Browning guns.

rivets poster.jpg
A propaganda poster emphasizing the importance of factory jobs during World War 1.

A ration party of the Royal Irish Rifles in a communication trench during the Battle of the Somme.

US Army soldiers train with the Colt M1911 pistol.

US Army soldiers posing with Colt M1911 pistols.

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The Stanley Works plant in 1919 where war materials were produced for the U.S military during World War I.

New Britain High School students building gas masks for soldiers during World War 1.

stanley trench mirror.jpg
United States Army trench mirror used to look over the walls of the trenches. Produced by Stanley Works in December 1917.

war orders.pdf
The Hartford Courant's article about war orders for Stanley Works in New Britain, CT. Company was making shrapnel shells for allies.
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