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  • Collection: WWI Industry

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A World War I trench knife, used for combat. It has a triangular blade to make it more difficult for wounds to heal. Was later banned by Geneva Convention.

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World War I medical drill used on wounded soldiers.

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World War I cavalry sabre produced in 1917 by Landers, Prary & Clark. This is a "Patton Sabre" which was designed by George Patton. Last cavalry sabre used by the United States Army.

A World War I era gas mask and bag used by American forces.

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A canteen used in World War I and produced by Landers, Frary & Clark

Factory workers at Stanley Workers in New Britain, CT train to build war materials for World War 1.

A female factory worker is making a pistol for soldiers during World War I. She is working in the Colt factory in Hartford, Connecticut.

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Women seated at table, inspecting 45 automatic pistol parts, at Colt's Patent Fire Arms Plant, Hartford, Connecticut.

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Women in the Colt Manufacturing Company making barrels for machine guns.

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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