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Photos of Oakes Products Manufacturing Artillery Shells.

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Photographs of factory workers making artillery shells at Oakes Products, Div. of Houdaille-Hershey Corp. during WWII.

Photos of Oakes Products Interior Factory and Employees.

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Photographs of Factory Workers at Oakes Products, Div. of Houdaille-Hershey Corp., located at 800 E. Garfield Ave., Decatur, IL. Oakes Products produced auto parts and artillery for the Navy.

Mrs. Frank M. Ware

This is the oral history of Mrs. Frank M. Ware. She was interviewed by Betty Turnell on August 31, 1984. The interview includes her childhood and career.

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Lee D. Pigott's Interview #1

This is the oral history of Lee D. Pigott. He was interviewed by Betty Turnell on January 30, 1978. The interview includes his youth and his teaching career.

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