American History in Photos

“WOMAN, DOG AND GUN DEFY PICKETS

Mrs. Kathryn Gens of Liberty, Wisconsin, a city girl who became a farmer’s wife, was stopped by milk strike pickets as she drove a load of milk to a distributing plant in New London, Wisc.  She drew a pistol, her police dog growled, and the pickets leaped aside to let her pass. She is shown above. 2-18-33”

American History in Photos

“ARMY’S LATEST RIFLE

Thursday, members of the press were given a special demonstration on the newest battle rifle of the army, the “M1”. Eventually it is expected that the M1 will replace the aging Model 1903, which went into service that same year. The new rifle uses a special clip that holds eight rounds of ammunition. The clip is not removed when the cartridges are inserted in the chamber. NOV 1939”