Baseball Game at Willow Run Bomber Plant Recreation Field, September 1944

Summary

Opportunities for recreation were essential to maintaining morale among Willow Run's employees, who worked long shifts under constant pressure to meet wartime production goals. To ease the strain, the plant offered organized leagues for baseball, bowling, golf, and other sports.

Opportunities for recreation were essential to maintaining morale among Willow Run's employees, who worked long shifts under constant pressure to meet wartime production goals. To ease the strain, the plant offered organized leagues for baseball, bowling, golf, and other sports.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

19 September 1944

Collection Title

General Photographs Series 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

64.167.833.P.80562.2

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Ford Motor Company.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)
Linen (Material)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

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