Picture St. Marys
Manufacturing Munitions


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
This photo was taken in what was then a manufacturing building for Maxwell Company. The building later become the Friendship Center before its demolition in 2014. In this photo, women are working on grenades to be used in World War Two. The Maxwell company was an important manufacturer of munitions during the war and produced 2.5 million grenades during this time as well as many other items used by Allied soldiers. The Maxwell company remained an important part of the St. Marys community until its closure in 1964.
Notes:
Photo is in okay condition.
Dimensions:
Width: 21.5 cm
Height: 15.4 cm
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 21cm
Image Height: 13.7cm
Subject(s):
Corporate Name(s):
The Maxwell Company
Local identifier:
2256ph
Collection:
St. Marys Museum Photo Collection
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.25009 Longitude: -81.13304
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation:
"Manufacturing Munitions" St. Marys Museum, 2256ph.
Location of Original:
R. Lorne Eedy Archives
Terms of Use:
Reproduction of digital objects is restricted to fair use for personal study or research; any other use must be done with permission of copyright holder.
Reproduction Notes:
This image is a watermarked low resolution reproduction. High resolution images are available at the St. Marys Museum for a fee.
Contact
St. Marys Museum
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

177 Church Street South,

P.O. Box 998,

St. Marys, Ontario.

N4X 1B6

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Manufacturing Munitions


This photo was taken in what was then a manufacturing building for Maxwell Company. The building later become the Friendship Center before its demolition in 2014. In this photo, women are working on grenades to be used in World War Two. The Maxwell company was an important manufacturer of munitions during the war and produced 2.5 million grenades during this time as well as many other items used by Allied soldiers. The Maxwell company remained an important part of the St. Marys community until its closure in 1964.