Featured Photography
A curated collection of photojournalism from around the region, nation and world.
Elvis Performers
In this July 15, 2017, photo, Dwight Icenhower, right, applies makeup to Ben Portsmouth at the Images of the King: Las Vegas festival in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
In this July 15, 2017, photo, Dwight Icenhower, right, applies makeup to Ben Portsmouth at the Images of the King: Las Vegas festival in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
In this July 15, 2017, photo Dan Barrella of Staten Island, N.Y., waits backstage during the Images of the King: Las Vegas tribute artist contest in Las Vegas. Elvis impersonators remain a staple of Las Vegas kitsch, performing in wedding chapels, casino venues and street corners while decked out in garish jumpsuits, sunglasses and sideburn wigs. (AP Photo/John Locher)
In this July 15, 2017, photo Dan Barrella of Staten Island, N.Y., waits backstage during the Images of the King: Las Vegas tribute artist contest in Las Vegas. Elvis impersonators remain a staple of Las Vegas kitsch, performing in wedding chapels, casino venues and street corners while decked out in garish jumpsuits, sunglasses and sideburn wigs. (AP Photo/John Locher)
In this July 15, 2017, photos, fans stand in front of the stage after a concert by professional Elvis tribute artists during the Images of the King: Las Vegas festival in Las Vegas. 'In my opinion they want to see an illusion of the man and his music,' said Terri Futreal, a producer of the festival. (AP Photo/John Locher)
In this July 15, 2017, photos, fans stand in front of the stage after a concert by professional Elvis tribute artists during the Images of the King: Las Vegas festival in Las Vegas. 'In my opinion they want to see an illusion of the man and his music,' said Terri Futreal, a producer of the festival. (AP Photo/John Locher)
In this July 15, 2017, photo, Ted Torres hands out scarves to fans at the Images of the King: Las Vegas festival in Las Vegas. Fans at performances will line up along the stage to receive the sweat soaked souvenirs from performers. (AP Photo/John Locher)
In this July 15, 2017, photo, Ted Torres hands out scarves to fans at the Images of the King: Las Vegas festival in Las Vegas. Fans at performances will line up along the stage to receive the sweat soaked souvenirs from performers. (AP Photo/John Locher)
In this July 31, 2017, photo, Tyler James performs as Elvis on stage in downtown Las Vegas. 'When I saw Graceland and I saw the jumpsuits I was enamored,' said James about a family trip when he was five years old. (AP Photo/John Locher)
In this July 31, 2017, photo, Tyler James performs as Elvis on stage in downtown Las Vegas. 'When I saw Graceland and I saw the jumpsuits I was enamored,' said James about a family trip when he was five years old. (AP Photo/John Locher)
In this July 31, 2017, photo, Tyler James performs on Fremont Street in Las Vegas. James performs two times a week on a stage along the pedestrian mall in downtown Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
In this July 31, 2017, photo, Tyler James performs on Fremont Street in Las Vegas. James performs two times a week on a stage along the pedestrian mall in downtown Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
In this Aug. 1, 2017, photo, Eddie Powers prepares to perform a wedding at the Shalimar Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas. Elvis impersonators remain a staple of Las Vegas kitsch, performing in wedding chapels, casino venues and street corners while decked out in garish jumpsuits, sunglasses and sideburn wigs. (AP Photo/John Locher)
In this Aug. 1, 2017, photo, Eddie Powers prepares to perform a wedding at the Shalimar Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas. Elvis impersonators remain a staple of Las Vegas kitsch, performing in wedding chapels, casino venues and street corners while decked out in garish jumpsuits, sunglasses and sideburn wigs. (AP Photo/John Locher)
In this July 15, 2017, photo, Elvis tribute artist Ben Portsmouth prepares for a show in Las Vegas. Elvis Presley has been dead for 40 years, but the King’s legacy is alive and well in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
In this July 15, 2017, photo, Elvis tribute artist Ben Portsmouth prepares for a show in Las Vegas. Elvis Presley has been dead for 40 years, but the King’s legacy is alive and well in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
In this July 15, 2017, photo Dan Barrella of Staten Island, N.Y., rehearses before competing at a tribute artist contest during an Elvis convention in Las Vegas. Elvis Presley has been dead for 40 years, but the King’s legacy is alive and well in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
In this July 15, 2017, photo Dan Barrella of Staten Island, N.Y., rehearses before competing at a tribute artist contest during an Elvis convention in Las Vegas. Elvis Presley has been dead for 40 years, but the King’s legacy is alive and well in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
In this July 15, 2017, photo, Elvis tribute artist Ben Portsmouth meets with fans after a show in Las Vegas. Like other musical performers, tribute artists will meet with fans after the show and sell merchandise. (AP Photo/John Locher)
In this July 15, 2017, photo, Elvis tribute artist Ben Portsmouth meets with fans after a show in Las Vegas. Like other musical performers, tribute artists will meet with fans after the show and sell merchandise. (AP Photo/John Locher)
In this July 15, 2017 photo, Jim Westover of Arizona City, Ariz., waits backstage before performing at the Images of the King: Las Vegas tribute artist contest in Las Vegas. Tribute artists will buy custom made clothes and jewelry to recreate outfits worn by Elvis. (AP Photo/John Locher)
In this July 15, 2017 photo, Jim Westover of Arizona City, Ariz., waits backstage before performing at the Images of the King: Las Vegas tribute artist contest in Las Vegas. Tribute artists will buy custom made clothes and jewelry to recreate outfits worn by Elvis. (AP Photo/John Locher)
In this July 15, 2017, photo, Cody Slaughter prepares to perform at the Images of the King: Las Vegas festival in Las Vegas. Elvis Presley has been dead for 40 years, but the King’s legacy is alive and well in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
In this July 15, 2017, photo, Cody Slaughter prepares to perform at the Images of the King: Las Vegas festival in Las Vegas. Elvis Presley has been dead for 40 years, but the King’s legacy is alive and well in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
In this Aug. 1, 2017, photo, Eddie Powers, right, performs as Elvis during a wedding for Wil and Sarah Wilson in Las Vegas. Powers works full-time as an Elvis tribute artist performing at weddings and leading Elvis themed tours around Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
In this Aug. 1, 2017, photo, Eddie Powers, right, performs as Elvis during a wedding for Wil and Sarah Wilson in Las Vegas. Powers works full-time as an Elvis tribute artist performing at weddings and leading Elvis themed tours around Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
In this July 15, 2017, photo Bob Castro, left, and Jim Westover prepare to compete in the Images of the King: Las Vegas tribute artist contest in Las Vegas. Elvis impersonators remain a staple of Las Vegas kitsch, performing in wedding chapels, casino venues and street corners while decked out in garish jumpsuits, sunglasses and sideburn wigs. (AP Photo/John Locher)
In this July 15, 2017, photo Bob Castro, left, and Jim Westover prepare to compete in the Images of the King: Las Vegas tribute artist contest in Las Vegas. Elvis impersonators remain a staple of Las Vegas kitsch, performing in wedding chapels, casino venues and street corners while decked out in garish jumpsuits, sunglasses and sideburn wigs. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Week in Pictures (August 7 - August 13)
Alex Semuskie, a retired coal miner, dons an antique wick lamp on his cap while driving a vintage pick-up in the parade celebrating the 100th anniversary of Slickville on Friday, Aug. 11, 2017 in Slickville. Fireworks celebrating the centennial are planned for Saturday night.
Shane Dunlap | Tribune-Review
Alex Semuskie, a retired coal miner, dons an antique wick lamp on his cap while driving a vintage pick-up in the parade celebrating the 100th anniversary of Slickville on Friday, Aug. 11, 2017 in Slickville. Fireworks celebrating the centennial are planned for Saturday night.
Kahlif Miller, 8, from Sheldon Park gets some pointers on how to make a muscle from Kaison Branch, 19, during Sheldon Parks Days at the Lloyd Hayden Building. Friday August 11, 2017.
Louis B. Ruediger | Tribune Review
Kahlif Miller, 8, from Sheldon Park gets some pointers on how to make a muscle from Kaison Branch, 19, during Sheldon Parks Days at the Lloyd Hayden Building. Friday August 11, 2017.
Akara Hogan, 9, enjoys  her face painted during the Sheldon Parks Days.Friday August 11, 2017.
Louis B. Ruediger | Tribune Review
Akara Hogan, 9, enjoys her face painted during the Sheldon Parks Days.Friday August 11, 2017.
Ligonier Valley's Aaron Sheeder during a pre-season workout on Wednesday July 26, 2017 at Ligonier Valley Stadium.
Christian Tyler Randolph | Tribune-Review
Ligonier Valley's Aaron Sheeder during a pre-season workout on Wednesday July 26, 2017 at Ligonier Valley Stadium.
Children and parents observe butterflies in a small bug tent during the annual Greensburg Garden Center butterfly release at Winnie Palmer Nature Reserve in Unity Township, Pa. on Saturday Aug. 12, 2017.
Christian Tyler Randolph | Tribune-Review
Children and parents observe butterflies in a small bug tent during the annual Greensburg Garden Center butterfly release at Winnie Palmer Nature Reserve in Unity Township, Pa. on Saturday Aug. 12, 2017.
Ezekiel Houser faces off against Gianni Rizzo, during practice at Norwin High School, in , on Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017.
Dan Speicher | Tribune-Review
Ezekiel Houser faces off against Gianni Rizzo, during practice at Norwin High School, in , on Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017.
Mora McLaughlin, Communications Associate with PWSA meets 'Snooky,' the dog of George Wanner, 58, of Perry North, who was having his pipes checked for lead, Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017. Frank J. Zottola Construction, Inc. was work contracted by PWSA dig up service lines of homes to see whether they are made of lead. If the private side is not made of lead, and the PWSA side is, PWSA plans on replacing the lead line.
Mora McLaughlin, Communications Associate with PWSA meets 'Snooky,' the dog of George Wanner, 58, of Perry North, who was having his pipes checked for lead, Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017. Frank J. Zottola Construction, Inc. was work contracted by PWSA dig up service lines of homes to see whether they are made of lead. If the private side is not made of lead, and the PWSA side is, PWSA plans on replacing the lead line.
Steelers receiver Antonio Brown gets the crowd going before practice Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017 at St. Vincent College.
Chaz Palla | Tribune-Review
Steelers receiver Antonio Brown gets the crowd going before practice Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017 at St. Vincent College.
Kevin Smetak, 45, Jack Smetak, 13, and Erin Smetak, 38, all push a piano up 5th St. in Freeport to donate it to the Freeport Area Library on Wednesday, August 9, 2017.
Michael Swensen | Tribune-Review
Kevin Smetak, 45, Jack Smetak, 13, and Erin Smetak, 38, all push a piano up 5th St. in Freeport to donate it to the Freeport Area Library on Wednesday, August 9, 2017.
Fans try to take selfies while Steelers running back Antonio Brown signs autographs nearby during Steelers team practice at Memorial Field in downtown Latrobe on Friday, Aug. 4, 2017.
Shane Dunlap | Tribune-Review
Fans try to take selfies while Steelers running back Antonio Brown signs autographs nearby during Steelers team practice at Memorial Field in downtown Latrobe on Friday, Aug. 4, 2017.
Jeanette's Tre Cunningham catches a ball during practice at McKee Stadium on August 9th, 2017.
Kyle Hodges
Jeanette's Tre Cunningham catches a ball during practice at McKee Stadium on August 9th, 2017.
Parade participants play music while making their way along Main Street during the celebrations of the 100th anniversary of Slickville on Friday, Aug. 11, 2017 in Slickville.
Shane Dunlap | Tribune-Review
Parade participants play music while making their way along Main Street during the celebrations of the 100th anniversary of Slickville on Friday, Aug. 11, 2017 in Slickville.
Greensburg-Salem's Jake Hoyle goes through a passing drill during practice on Friday Aug. 11, 2017 at Greensburg-Salem.
Christian Tyler Randolph | Tribune-Review
Greensburg-Salem's Jake Hoyle goes through a passing drill during practice on Friday Aug. 11, 2017 at Greensburg-Salem.
Muralist Raphael Pantalone of Crabtree works on the mural for Slickville's 100th Anniversary on Wednesday Aug. 9, 2017 on Main Street in Slickville. The mural, a representation of the coal mining history of the town, will be completed for the weekend's festivities said Pantalone.
Shane Dunlap | Tribune-Review
Muralist Raphael Pantalone of Crabtree works on the mural for Slickville's 100th Anniversary on Wednesday Aug. 9, 2017 on Main Street in Slickville. The mural, a representation of the coal mining history of the town, will be completed for the weekend's festivities said Pantalone.
Chief Terry Chambon, 63, of Tarentum Fire Dept. directs the placement of the flag for Michael Zier's Fireman's Procession on Saturday, August 12, 2017.
Michael Swensen | Tribune-Review
Chief Terry Chambon, 63, of Tarentum Fire Dept. directs the placement of the flag for Michael Zier's Fireman's Procession on Saturday, August 12, 2017.
Star Wars Through the Years
American actress Carrie Fisher, star of the movie 'The Empire Strikes Back,' sequel to the record-breaking 'Star Wars' epic, cuddles up to a Stormtrooper in a London park, May 23, 1980. They were in London to promote the movie. (AP Photo/Dave Caulkin)
American actress Carrie Fisher, star of the movie 'The Empire Strikes Back,' sequel to the record-breaking 'Star Wars' epic, cuddles up to a Stormtrooper in a London park, May 23, 1980. They were in London to promote the movie. (AP Photo/Dave Caulkin)
Harrison Ford, as Han Solo of “Star Wars” fame chats with Carrie Fisher Nov. 13, 1978 during a break in the filming of the CBS-TV special “The Star Wars Holiday.” Ford says he leaves the singing in the special to Carrie, who is the daughter of Eddie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds. The film will also feature many special effects not seen on the original movie. (AP Photo/George Brich )
Harrison Ford, as Han Solo of “Star Wars” fame chats with Carrie Fisher Nov. 13, 1978 during a break in the filming of the CBS-TV special “The Star Wars Holiday.” Ford says he leaves the singing in the special to Carrie, who is the daughter of Eddie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds. The film will also feature many special effects not seen on the original movie. (AP Photo/George Brich )
Aurora Olayos
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Aurora Olayos
A young boy dressed as the Star Wars character 'Yoda' sits on the shoulders of a man as he watches events in Leicester Square in London and joins in with the premier launch of the film Star Wars Episode III Revenge of the Sith
A young boy dressed as the Star Wars character 'Yoda' sits on the shoulders of a man as he watches events in Leicester Square in London and joins in with the premier launch of the film Star Wars Episode III Revenge of the Sith
Fans dressed as Star Wars characters parade outside a movie theater showing 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015, in Taipei, Taiwan. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying)
Fans dressed as Star Wars characters parade outside a movie theater showing 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015, in Taipei, Taiwan. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying)
An 'extra' Wookie has his hair sprayed by a makeup artist during the taping of the television special for the holidays made by the cast of the movie 'Star Wars' Wednesday Oct. 5, 1978 in Los Angeles. The Wookie planet is visited in the episode.(AP Photo/Brich)
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An 'extra' Wookie has his hair sprayed by a makeup artist during the taping of the television special for the holidays made by the cast of the movie 'Star Wars' Wednesday Oct. 5, 1978 in Los Angeles. The Wookie planet is visited in the episode.(AP Photo/Brich)
Boston Pops conductor John Williams
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Boston Pops conductor John Williams
A hot air balloon in the shape of Darth Vader's helmet  takes off on its maiden flight during a hot air balloon festival in Ceroux
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A hot air balloon in the shape of Darth Vader's helmet takes off on its maiden flight during a hot air balloon festival in Ceroux
Michael Eisner, center, Disney chairman, and 'Star Wars' creator George Lucas (with beard) prepare to use a light saber to cut the ribbon to open the new 'Star Tours' attraction at Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif., Jan. 9, 1987.  The ride careens people on a spaceship through a star-dodging trip into cinematic outer spac.  Characters, from left, are Minnie Mouse, C-3PO, Mickey Mouse and R2-D2.  (AP Photo/Bob Galbraith)
Michael Eisner, center, Disney chairman, and 'Star Wars' creator George Lucas (with beard) prepare to use a light saber to cut the ribbon to open the new 'Star Tours' attraction at Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif., Jan. 9, 1987. The ride careens people on a spaceship through a star-dodging trip into cinematic outer spac. Characters, from left, are Minnie Mouse, C-3PO, Mickey Mouse and R2-D2. (AP Photo/Bob Galbraith)
Three costumed fans of the 'Star Wars' movie trilogy stands in a line of ticket buyers outside a Boston Theatre Wednesday May 25, 1983, before the first Boston performance of the film 'Return of the Jedi.' From left are Kevin Maguire, as an Imperial Fire Control Officer; Stephen Robards, centre, and his brother John Robards as Rebel Fighter Pilots. (AP Photo/Southwick)
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Three costumed fans of the 'Star Wars' movie trilogy stands in a line of ticket buyers outside a Boston Theatre Wednesday May 25, 1983, before the first Boston performance of the film 'Return of the Jedi.' From left are Kevin Maguire, as an Imperial Fire Control Officer; Stephen Robards, centre, and his brother John Robards as Rebel Fighter Pilots. (AP Photo/Southwick)
An actor playing Chewbacca throws out the ceremonial first pitch prior to a game between the Boston Red Sox and Toronto Blue Jays Fenway Park in Boston
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An actor playing Chewbacca throws out the ceremonial first pitch prior to a game between the Boston Red Sox and Toronto Blue Jays Fenway Park in Boston
Three Year Old Michael Huynh, right,and his sister Bettina, sample a Darth Vader Cookie June 26,1983 in Los Angeles. Darth Vader Cookie is one of the many and varied 'Star Wars' products that are expected to amass astronomical profits for merchandisers in the wake of the success of 'Returns of the Jedi,'  the third in the trilogy of 'Star Wars' movies. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
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Three Year Old Michael Huynh, right,and his sister Bettina, sample a Darth Vader Cookie June 26,1983 in Los Angeles. Darth Vader Cookie is one of the many and varied 'Star Wars' products that are expected to amass astronomical profits for merchandisers in the wake of the success of 'Returns of the Jedi,' the third in the trilogy of 'Star Wars' movies. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
Amid fantasies of a science-fiction world stand the creators-model makers Paul Houston, Jonathan Erland and Lorne Peterson, feet solidly on the ground in a Los Angeles studio, what they and their collectors did for the current hit movie, “Star Wars,” they’re doing for an upcoming children’s TV program, “Space Academy.” The special effects visible are the spaceship, “The Seeker,” at left, and the space academy complex on an asteroid in the background, July 26, 1977. (AP Photo/George Brich)
Amid fantasies of a science-fiction world stand the creators-model makers Paul Houston, Jonathan Erland and Lorne Peterson, feet solidly on the ground in a Los Angeles studio, what they and their collectors did for the current hit movie, “Star Wars,” they’re doing for an upcoming children’s TV program, “Space Academy.” The special effects visible are the spaceship, “The Seeker,” at left, and the space academy complex on an asteroid in the background, July 26, 1977. (AP Photo/George Brich)
'Darth Vader' accepts the Ultimate Villain award from 'Star Wars' creator George Lucas during the 2011 Scream Awards, Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011, in Los Angeles. The award show is dedicated to the horror, science fiction and fantasy genres of feature films, television and comic books. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
'Darth Vader' accepts the Ultimate Villain award from 'Star Wars' creator George Lucas during the 2011 Scream Awards, Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011, in Los Angeles. The award show is dedicated to the horror, science fiction and fantasy genres of feature films, television and comic books. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
Characters from the film 'Star Wars' join writer and director George Lucas
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Characters from the film 'Star Wars' join writer and director George Lucas
Movie fans line up on Philadelphia's Chestnut Street for the premiere of the Movie 'Return of the Jedi' Wednesday May 23, 1983. Fans began lining up Tuesday night to see the Star Wars trilogy. (AP Photo/ George Widman)
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Movie fans line up on Philadelphia's Chestnut Street for the premiere of the Movie 'Return of the Jedi' Wednesday May 23, 1983. Fans began lining up Tuesday night to see the Star Wars trilogy. (AP Photo/ George Widman)
Week in Pictures (July 31 - August 6)
A view from the Boeing B-17's gun torrent while flying on a media-flight on Monday, July 31, 2017.
Nate Smallwood | Tribune-Review
A view from the Boeing B-17's gun torrent while flying on a media-flight on Monday, July 31, 2017.
Joseph Murray, 31, of Forest Hills, cuts down the brush surrounding the Springdale High School track on Tuesday, August 1, 2017.
Michael Swensen | Tribune-Review
Joseph Murray, 31, of Forest Hills, cuts down the brush surrounding the Springdale High School track on Tuesday, August 1, 2017.
Pirates’ Starling Marte (6) slides home after colliding with Reds’ Tucker Barnhart (16) to score a run in the bottom of the sixth inning on Wednesday Aug. 02, 2017 at PNC Park.
Christian Tyler Randolph | Tribune-Review
Pirates’ Starling Marte (6) slides home after colliding with Reds’ Tucker Barnhart (16) to score a run in the bottom of the sixth inning on Wednesday Aug. 02, 2017 at PNC Park.
Fatima Chui poses for a portrait while selling items at the Community Empowerment Association's 20 year celebration festival in Homewood on Aug. 6, 2017.
Nate Smallwood | Tribune-Review
Fatima Chui poses for a portrait while selling items at the Community Empowerment Association's 20 year celebration festival in Homewood on Aug. 6, 2017.
Sisters Sarah O'Donnell, 11, right, and Katie, 12, spend a quiet moment reading at the Greensburg Hempfield Area Library between family events Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017 in Greensburg.
Shane Dunlap | Tribune-Review
Sisters Sarah O'Donnell, 11, right, and Katie, 12, spend a quiet moment reading at the Greensburg Hempfield Area Library between family events Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017 in Greensburg.
Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger laughs between passes during practice Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017, at Heinz Field.
Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review
Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger laughs between passes during practice Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017, at Heinz Field.
Nathan Snizaski, background, performs with Steeline, the official Pittsburgh Steelers drumline, as fans enter Memorial Field stadium in Latrobe before the start of Steelers team practice in downtown Latrobe on Friday, Aug. 4, 2017.
Shane Dunlap | Tribune-Review
Nathan Snizaski, background, performs with Steeline, the official Pittsburgh Steelers drumline, as fans enter Memorial Field stadium in Latrobe before the start of Steelers team practice in downtown Latrobe on Friday, Aug. 4, 2017.
Lauren McLaughlin fills a bag full of ears of sweet corn for a customer at the roadside stand Denny's Sweet Corn at the North Hempfield Fire Hall in Hempfield, Pa. on Friday Aug. 04, 2017.
Christian Tyler Randolph | Tribune-Review
Lauren McLaughlin fills a bag full of ears of sweet corn for a customer at the roadside stand Denny's Sweet Corn at the North Hempfield Fire Hall in Hempfield, Pa. on Friday Aug. 04, 2017.
Drum major Katie Rostek and other members of the Quaker Valley High School Marching Band are reflected in a sousaphone during band camp at the middle school Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017.
Kristina Serafini | Tribune-Review
Drum major Katie Rostek and other members of the Quaker Valley High School Marching Band are reflected in a sousaphone during band camp at the middle school Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017.
Tupelo Donovan sings as her father Jim Donovan plays the drums with the rest of his band the Sun King Warriors during the SummerSounds concert series  at St. Clair Park in Greensburg, Pa. on Friday July 28, 2017.
Christian Tyler Randolph | Tribune-Review
Tupelo Donovan sings as her father Jim Donovan plays the drums with the rest of his band the Sun King Warriors during the SummerSounds concert series at St. Clair Park in Greensburg, Pa. on Friday July 28, 2017.
Participants in the RedBull Flugtag launch themselves off of the platform on the North Shore on Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017.
Nate Smallwood | Tribune-Review
Participants in the RedBull Flugtag launch themselves off of the platform on the North Shore on Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017.
Spectators watch as participants in the RedBull Flugtag launch themselves off of the platform on the North Shore on Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017.
Nate Smallwood | Tribune-Review
Spectators watch as participants in the RedBull Flugtag launch themselves off of the platform on the North Shore on Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017.
(Left) Carl Dayton, Tanya Criscione, and her son Domonic watch reenactment soldiers run drills at the Anniversary of the Battle of Bushy Run on August 5th, 2017.
Kyle Hodges
(Left) Carl Dayton, Tanya Criscione, and her son Domonic watch reenactment soldiers run drills at the Anniversary of the Battle of Bushy Run on August 5th, 2017.
Greg Ochaba, of Butler, dressed in authentic Star Wars Imperial officer costume, takes questions from kids at Norwin Public Library on Saturday, July 22, 2017. Ochaba is a member of the 501st Legion, a Star Wars costume club.
Shane Dunlap | Tribune-Review
Greg Ochaba, of Butler, dressed in authentic Star Wars Imperial officer costume, takes questions from kids at Norwin Public Library on Saturday, July 22, 2017. Ochaba is a member of the 501st Legion, a Star Wars costume club.
Mike Huston, from Fawn Township, takes pictures of the Bushy Run Battlefield Reenactment in Jeanette on August 5th, 2017.
Kyle Hodges
Mike Huston, from Fawn Township, takes pictures of the Bushy Run Battlefield Reenactment in Jeanette on August 5th, 2017.
Nick Kosor gathers some of the swag including a small Pirates Parrot inflatable and backpack collected during a Pirates hosted camp Miracle League Fantasy Camp for at Bill Mazeroski Miracle League Park in Murrysville, Pa. on Saturday Aug. 05, 2017.
Christian Tyler Randolph | Tribune-Review
Nick Kosor gathers some of the swag including a small Pirates Parrot inflatable and backpack collected during a Pirates hosted camp Miracle League Fantasy Camp for at Bill Mazeroski Miracle League Park in Murrysville, Pa. on Saturday Aug. 05, 2017.
Zach Hinshaw, right, reaches for an autograph in the crowd from former Steelers player Ryan Clark before the start of team practice at Memorial Field in downtown Latrobe on Friday, Aug. 4, 2017.
Shane Dunlap | Tribune-Review
Zach Hinshaw, right, reaches for an autograph in the crowd from former Steelers player Ryan Clark before the start of team practice at Memorial Field in downtown Latrobe on Friday, Aug. 4, 2017.
Ashley Claybourne, 16, rides her little sister Dai-jah Claybourne, 6, to cheerleading practice at Riverview Park in Brackenridge on Wednesday, August 2, 2017.
Michael Swensen | Tribune-Review
Ashley Claybourne, 16, rides her little sister Dai-jah Claybourne, 6, to cheerleading practice at Riverview Park in Brackenridge on Wednesday, August 2, 2017.
The Pirates' Sean Rodriguez gets doused after his walk-off home run defeated the Padres, 5-4, in 12 innings Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017, at PNC Park.
Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review
The Pirates' Sean Rodriguez gets doused after his walk-off home run defeated the Padres, 5-4, in 12 innings Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017, at PNC Park.
Former Steelers player Ryan Clark signs autographs and takes pictures with a crowd of fans before the start of team practice at Memorial Field in downtown Latrobe on Friday, Aug. 4, 2017.
Shane Dunlap | Tribune-Review
Former Steelers player Ryan Clark signs autographs and takes pictures with a crowd of fans before the start of team practice at Memorial Field in downtown Latrobe on Friday, Aug. 4, 2017.
Pirates’ Starling Marte (6) jumps along with Pirates' Gregory Polanco (25) and Pirates' Andrew McCutchen (22) after their team's 6-0 win against the Reds on Thursday Aug. 03, 2017 at PNC Park.
Christian Tyler Randolph | Tribune-Review
Pirates’ Starling Marte (6) jumps along with Pirates' Gregory Polanco (25) and Pirates' Andrew McCutchen (22) after their team's 6-0 win against the Reds on Thursday Aug. 03, 2017 at PNC Park.
North Huntingdon Police Sgt. Kari Bauer completes training exercises with her new K-9 Zargo, in Sharpsville, Pa., on Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017.
Nate Smallwood | Tribune-Review
North Huntingdon Police Sgt. Kari Bauer completes training exercises with her new K-9 Zargo, in Sharpsville, Pa., on Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017.
Steelers' Eli Rogers (17) wears a hard hat during the start of practice fields during Steeler Training Camp on Saturday Aug. 05, 2017 at St. Vincent College.
Christian Tyler Randolph | Tribune-Review
Steelers' Eli Rogers (17) wears a hard hat during the start of practice fields during Steeler Training Camp on Saturday Aug. 05, 2017 at St. Vincent College.
Sean Rodriguez returns to the Pirates
Pirates second baseman Sean Rodriguez can't reach a single by the Cubs' Wilson Contreras during the sixth inning Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, at PNC Park.
Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review
Pirates second baseman Sean Rodriguez can't reach a single by the Cubs' Wilson Contreras during the sixth inning Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, at PNC Park.
Pirates left fielder Sean Rodriguez celebrates his solo home run during the second inning against the Cubs Thursday, April 23, 2015, at PNC Park.
Christopher Horner | Trib Total Media
Pirates left fielder Sean Rodriguez celebrates his solo home run during the second inning against the Cubs Thursday, April 23, 2015, at PNC Park.
The Pirates' Sean Rodriguez hits a walk-off home run to defeat the Padres, 5-4, during the 12th inning Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017, at PNC Park.
Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review
The Pirates' Sean Rodriguez hits a walk-off home run to defeat the Padres, 5-4, during the 12th inning Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017, at PNC Park.
The Pirates' Sean Rodriguez gets doused after his walk-off home run defeated the Padres, 5-4, in 12 innings Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017, at PNC Park.
Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review
The Pirates' Sean Rodriguez gets doused after his walk-off home run defeated the Padres, 5-4, in 12 innings Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017, at PNC Park.
Pirates third baseman Sean Rodriguez makes a bare-handed play during a game against the Phillies Friday, March 20, 2015, at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla.
Christopher Horner | Trib Total Media
Pirates third baseman Sean Rodriguez makes a bare-handed play during a game against the Phillies Friday, March 20, 2015, at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla.
Pirates outfielders Andrew McCutchen and Sean Rodriguez help employees of the PNC Park with the rain tarp during a downpour that delayed the Pirates game against the Padres Tuesday, July 7, 2015.
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Pirates outfielders Andrew McCutchen and Sean Rodriguez help employees of the PNC Park with the rain tarp during a downpour that delayed the Pirates game against the Padres Tuesday, July 7, 2015.
Pirates third baseman Josh Harrison talks with utility infielder Sean Rodriguez during the first full squad work-out Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, at Pirate City in Bradenton, Fla.
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Pirates third baseman Josh Harrison talks with utility infielder Sean Rodriguez during the first full squad work-out Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, at Pirate City in Bradenton, Fla.
Pirates shortstop Sean Rodriguez tags out the Philles' Cesar Hernandez in a run-down during the first inning Sunday, July 24, 2016, at PNC Park.
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Pirates shortstop Sean Rodriguez tags out the Philles' Cesar Hernandez in a run-down during the first inning Sunday, July 24, 2016, at PNC Park.
The Pirates' Sean Rodriguez breaks his bat on a fly out during the sixth inning against the Twins Tuesday, May 19, 2015, at PNC Park.
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The Pirates' Sean Rodriguez breaks his bat on a fly out during the sixth inning against the Twins Tuesday, May 19, 2015, at PNC Park.
Pirates third baseman Sean Rodriguez avoids a collision after tagging out the Tigers'  James McCann during a spring training game Wednesday, Mar. 2, 2016, at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla.
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Pirates third baseman Sean Rodriguez avoids a collision after tagging out the Tigers' James McCann during a spring training game Wednesday, Mar. 2, 2016, at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla.
The Pirates' Sean Rodriguez shakes the gum bucket during pre-game antics in the dugout before a game against the Cubs Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015, at PNC Park.
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The Pirates' Sean Rodriguez shakes the gum bucket during pre-game antics in the dugout before a game against the Cubs Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015, at PNC Park.
Pirates first baseman Sean Rodriguez celebrates his walk-off homer next to Francisco Cervelli during the ninth inning against the Reds Friday, Aug. 5, 2016, at PNC Park.
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Pirates first baseman Sean Rodriguez celebrates his walk-off homer next to Francisco Cervelli during the ninth inning against the Reds Friday, Aug. 5, 2016, at PNC Park.
The Pirates' Sean Rodriguez works out after arriving early for spring training Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016, at Pirate City in Bradenton, Fla.
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The Pirates' Sean Rodriguez works out after arriving early for spring training Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016, at Pirate City in Bradenton, Fla.
Pirates first baseman Sean Rodriguez hangs his head after grounding into a game-ending double play with the bases loaded in the ninth inning against the Angels Sunday, June 5, 2016, at PNC Park.
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Pirates first baseman Sean Rodriguez hangs his head after grounding into a game-ending double play with the bases loaded in the ninth inning against the Angels Sunday, June 5, 2016, at PNC Park.
Pirates right fielder Sean Rodriguez catches a ball at the Clemente Wall hit by the Brewers' Ryan Braun during the ninth inning Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015, at PNC Park.
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Pirates right fielder Sean Rodriguez catches a ball at the Clemente Wall hit by the Brewers' Ryan Braun during the ninth inning Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015, at PNC Park.
Pirates first baseman Sean Rodriguez rounds the bases after hitting a walk-off homer during the ninth inning against the Reds Friday, Aug. 5, 2016, at PNC Park.
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Pirates first baseman Sean Rodriguez rounds the bases after hitting a walk-off homer during the ninth inning against the Reds Friday, Aug. 5, 2016, at PNC Park.
Pirates right fielder Sean Rodriguez makes a diving catch to rob the Phillies' Freddy Galvis during the fifth inning Sunday, June, 14, 2015 at PNC Park.
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Pirates right fielder Sean Rodriguez makes a diving catch to rob the Phillies' Freddy Galvis during the fifth inning Sunday, June, 14, 2015 at PNC Park.
The Pirates' Sean Rodriguez lays down a sacrifice bunt during the seventh inning against the Brewers Friday, April 17, 2015, at PNC Park.
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The Pirates' Sean Rodriguez lays down a sacrifice bunt during the seventh inning against the Brewers Friday, April 17, 2015, at PNC Park.
Pirates second baseman Josh Harrison turns a double play next to Sean Rodriguez during the fifth inning against the Padres Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016, at PNC Park.
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Pirates second baseman Josh Harrison turns a double play next to Sean Rodriguez during the fifth inning against the Padres Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016, at PNC Park.
Pirates second baseman Sean Rodriguez doubles during a spring training game against the Braves Saturday, March 5, 2016, at Champion Stadium in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
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Pirates second baseman Sean Rodriguez doubles during a spring training game against the Braves Saturday, March 5, 2016, at Champion Stadium in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
Pirates right fielder Sean Rodriguez makes a leaping catch to rob the Mariners' Leonys Martin during the seventh inning Wednesday, July 27, 2016, at PNC Park.
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Pirates right fielder Sean Rodriguez makes a leaping catch to rob the Mariners' Leonys Martin during the seventh inning Wednesday, July 27, 2016, at PNC Park.
Dodgers catcher Yasmani Grandal tags out the Pirates' Sean Rodriguez during the fourth inning Sunday, June 26, 2016, at PNC Park.
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Dodgers catcher Yasmani Grandal tags out the Pirates' Sean Rodriguez during the fourth inning Sunday, June 26, 2016, at PNC Park.
Women of WWII
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Seven women farmers on a farm near Peekskill, N.Y., shoulder their farm implements and march from tents to a nearby field, July 2, 1941. They are training to do farming against a national emergency. (AP Photo/Murray Becker)
Seven women farmers on a farm near Peekskill, N.Y., shoulder their farm implements and march from tents to a nearby field, July 2, 1941. They are training to do farming against a national emergency. (AP Photo/Murray Becker)
Mrs. Morton S. Stern (left) gets a salute from Claire Trevor after the movie actress had been inducted in the American women’s voluntary service in New York, Dec. 18, 1941. (AP Photo/John Rooney)
Mrs. Morton S. Stern (left) gets a salute from Claire Trevor after the movie actress had been inducted in the American women’s voluntary service in New York, Dec. 18, 1941. (AP Photo/John Rooney)
Jangos (Junior Army-Navy Guild Organization) are proving a great help in solving the acute shortage of nurses in Washington hospitals. These 16 to 18-year-old daughters and granddaughters of Army and Navy officers complete a training course of 132 hours and serve as nurse’ aides in hospitals.  Jean Holloway, daughter of Capt. James L. Holloway, USN, cheers up little Paul Cico, 5, who has a fractured leg in Washington, Oct. 18, 1943. (AP Photo)
Jangos (Junior Army-Navy Guild Organization) are proving a great help in solving the acute shortage of nurses in Washington hospitals. These 16 to 18-year-old daughters and granddaughters of Army and Navy officers complete a training course of 132 hours and serve as nurse’ aides in hospitals. Jean Holloway, daughter of Capt. James L. Holloway, USN, cheers up little Paul Cico, 5, who has a fractured leg in Washington, Oct. 18, 1943. (AP Photo)
Girls from six nations wave U.S. Victory Bonds as a drive was launched at Stephens College, Columbia, Missouri on Jan. 16, 1942. The girls are buying stamps and bonds with money they had planned to spend on the college’s annual educational tour, cancelled because of the war. From left to right are Alice Coll, Philippines; Patricia Chisholm, Cordova, Alaska; Arlene Marcus, Havana, Cuba; Martha Behr, Toronto, Canada; and Georgene Covertson, Mexico City. (AP Photo)
Girls from six nations wave U.S. Victory Bonds as a drive was launched at Stephens College, Columbia, Missouri on Jan. 16, 1942. The girls are buying stamps and bonds with money they had planned to spend on the college’s annual educational tour, cancelled because of the war. From left to right are Alice Coll, Philippines; Patricia Chisholm, Cordova, Alaska; Arlene Marcus, Havana, Cuba; Martha Behr, Toronto, Canada; and Georgene Covertson, Mexico City. (AP Photo)
Mary Churchill
Mary Churchill
Officer candidates of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAACS) start off their day with a calisthenics drill wearing fatigue uniforms at Fort DesMoines
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Officer candidates of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAACS) start off their day with a calisthenics drill wearing fatigue uniforms at Fort DesMoines
Women’s Ambulance and Defense Corps of America in Calif., June 20, 1941. (AP Photo/Ira W. Guldner)
Women’s Ambulance and Defense Corps of America in Calif., June 20, 1941. (AP Photo/Ira W. Guldner)
An old cornet, blown by Irma Sheridan of New York awakens girls at 8 a.m. near Peekskill, N.Y., July 2, 1941.  The farm is under auspices of the women World War veterans and twelve girls and young women are learning to do farm work against a national emergency. (AP Photo/Murray Becker)
An old cornet, blown by Irma Sheridan of New York awakens girls at 8 a.m. near Peekskill, N.Y., July 2, 1941. The farm is under auspices of the women World War veterans and twelve girls and young women are learning to do farm work against a national emergency. (AP Photo/Murray Becker)
Women war workers suffer muscular aches until they become accustomed to unfamiliar tasks, so Vultee Aircraft, Inc., the first airframe plant to employ women on a large scale, instructs beginners in conditioning unused muscles for jobs building trainer planes for the Army and Navy. Common feminine complaints that Vultee seeks to correct are backache, headache and leg and ankle fatigue. A group does hand-spreading exercises in Los Angeles, March 25, 1943. (AP Photo)
Women war workers suffer muscular aches until they become accustomed to unfamiliar tasks, so Vultee Aircraft, Inc., the first airframe plant to employ women on a large scale, instructs beginners in conditioning unused muscles for jobs building trainer planes for the Army and Navy. Common feminine complaints that Vultee seeks to correct are backache, headache and leg and ankle fatigue. A group does hand-spreading exercises in Los Angeles, March 25, 1943. (AP Photo)
As soon as the United States declared war on Japan
As soon as the United States declared war on Japan
The children proceed with their lesson in writing,  all are wearing their gas masks which does not seem to embarrass them in the least in England on July 1, 1941. The main object is to keep their  minds constantly occupied, so they forget all about the masks. (AP Photo/Laurence Harris)
The children proceed with their lesson in writing, all are wearing their gas masks which does not seem to embarrass them in the least in England on July 1, 1941. The main object is to keep their minds constantly occupied, so they forget all about the masks. (AP Photo/Laurence Harris)
Canadian women recruit for the mechanized transport corps parading after their arrival from overseas in England, Sept. 10, 1941. (AP Photo)
Canadian women recruit for the mechanized transport corps parading after their arrival from overseas in England, Sept. 10, 1941. (AP Photo)
The duties of the handy-women of the Navy have hitherto not received too much of the limelight, but ask any sailor what he thinks of the capabilities and usefulness of this fine feminine naval auxiliary, and he will be the first to agree that these girls are doing a first rate job. They perform tasks which otherwise would keep able-bodied men from the front line fighting service. Many of these jobs are of unusual type calling for a high degree of intelligence and painstaking training, and the Wrens, thus provide a war calling for women of good education and even of technical and scientific efficiency. Unusual jobs that our handy-women of the navy are now doing, August 11, 1941. At the Head Quarters. A corner of the application dept. (AP Photo)
The duties of the handy-women of the Navy have hitherto not received too much of the limelight, but ask any sailor what he thinks of the capabilities and usefulness of this fine feminine naval auxiliary, and he will be the first to agree that these girls are doing a first rate job. They perform tasks which otherwise would keep able-bodied men from the front line fighting service. Many of these jobs are of unusual type calling for a high degree of intelligence and painstaking training, and the Wrens, thus provide a war calling for women of good education and even of technical and scientific efficiency. Unusual jobs that our handy-women of the navy are now doing, August 11, 1941. At the Head Quarters. A corner of the application dept. (AP Photo)
Demonstration of “Velpeau” bandage to class, June 20, 1941.  From left to right: Pvt. Oldean Rhodine and Pvt. May A. Strauss.  (AP Photo/Ira W. Guldner)
Demonstration of “Velpeau” bandage to class, June 20, 1941. From left to right: Pvt. Oldean Rhodine and Pvt. May A. Strauss. (AP Photo/Ira W. Guldner)
This windshield gets a twice-over by Dorothy Crocker of Manchester, Mass., and Mary Peck of Boston, left to right, at an oil concern’s school for women gas station operations at Brookline, Mass., March 10, 1942. The firm called the school a success. (AP Photo)
This windshield gets a twice-over by Dorothy Crocker of Manchester, Mass., and Mary Peck of Boston, left to right, at an oil concern’s school for women gas station operations at Brookline, Mass., March 10, 1942. The firm called the school a success. (AP Photo)
The busy scene at a big West End store, in London on June 3, 1941, as women crowd round the silk stocking counter to buy stockings and surrender their coupons. Contrary to expectations this store was busier than usual, in spite of the fact that coupons had to be surrendered for every purchase. (AP Photo)
The busy scene at a big West End store, in London on June 3, 1941, as women crowd round the silk stocking counter to buy stockings and surrender their coupons. Contrary to expectations this store was busier than usual, in spite of the fact that coupons had to be surrendered for every purchase. (AP Photo)
Women cleaners at L.P.T.B., garages have proved most useful as general workers that they have been taught to drive buses across the garage and shunt them into line ready for the morning. A girl cleaner climbing into the drivers seat to ferry a bus across the garage in London, June 18, 1941. (AP Photo)
Women cleaners at L.P.T.B., garages have proved most useful as general workers that they have been taught to drive buses across the garage and shunt them into line ready for the morning. A girl cleaner climbing into the drivers seat to ferry a bus across the garage in London, June 18, 1941. (AP Photo)
Women are replacing civilian male guard at the Middletown Army Air Depot.  Corp. Lorraine E. Speraw  directs traffic in Middleton, Penn., Sept. 25, 1942. (AP Photo/Sam Myers)
Women are replacing civilian male guard at the Middletown Army Air Depot. Corp. Lorraine E. Speraw directs traffic in Middleton, Penn., Sept. 25, 1942. (AP Photo/Sam Myers)
These members of the Auxiliary Territorial Service, ATS, are learning now to handle an anti-aircraft gun, August 5, 1941, as part of their training for possible defense of England. (AP Photo)
These members of the Auxiliary Territorial Service, ATS, are learning now to handle an anti-aircraft gun, August 5, 1941, as part of their training for possible defense of England. (AP Photo)
NAFFI girls were present to greet the American soldiers with hot coffee after they disembarked at a Northern Ireland port, Feb. 19, 1942. (AP Photo)
NAFFI girls were present to greet the American soldiers with hot coffee after they disembarked at a Northern Ireland port, Feb. 19, 1942. (AP Photo)
Couriers of information, wardens are links between the public and control centers, doing patrol work, summoning aid, or keeping in touch with spotters on roofs in New York, shown Jan. 1942. Chrysler Building is seen in background. (AP Photo/Tom Fitzsimmons)
Couriers of information, wardens are links between the public and control centers, doing patrol work, summoning aid, or keeping in touch with spotters on roofs in New York, shown Jan. 1942. Chrysler Building is seen in background. (AP Photo/Tom Fitzsimmons)
The market-going housewife on a bicycle is helping Uncle Sam’s wartime economy in Melrose, Mass., on March 20, 1942. Mrs. Roland Zabel, wife of a lighting engineer, was one of the first in the town to start the women riding to the grocery store for the day’s supplies. She is shown on her bike with the day’s provisions packed in the basket. She is not only saving automobile tires and gasoline, but she is also saving on paper bags. (AP Photo/George H. Hill)
The market-going housewife on a bicycle is helping Uncle Sam’s wartime economy in Melrose, Mass., on March 20, 1942. Mrs. Roland Zabel, wife of a lighting engineer, was one of the first in the town to start the women riding to the grocery store for the day’s supplies. She is shown on her bike with the day’s provisions packed in the basket. She is not only saving automobile tires and gasoline, but she is also saving on paper bags. (AP Photo/George H. Hill)
The Girl Defense Workers
The Girl Defense Workers
Many members of the A.T.S., who have a good knowledge of mathematics and physics have been trained to assist the men at gun emplacements. Though the men do the actual firing of the guns, a great deal of the preparatory work is done by the ack-ack girls. They work out the reading on range-finders and predictors and identify enemy aircraft. The ack-ack girls run to action at a gun emplacement in the London area, June 9, 1941, when the alarm is sounded. In the background girls are at work on the predictor. (AP Photo)
Many members of the A.T.S., who have a good knowledge of mathematics and physics have been trained to assist the men at gun emplacements. Though the men do the actual firing of the guns, a great deal of the preparatory work is done by the ack-ack girls. They work out the reading on range-finders and predictors and identify enemy aircraft. The ack-ack girls run to action at a gun emplacement in the London area, June 9, 1941, when the alarm is sounded. In the background girls are at work on the predictor. (AP Photo)
A cheery game of ring a ring a roses in the playground at the Bethnal Green Nursery, London, constructed on the site of a bombed building, in Nov. 20, 1941. (AP Photo)
A cheery game of ring a ring a roses in the playground at the Bethnal Green Nursery, London, constructed on the site of a bombed building, in Nov. 20, 1941. (AP Photo)