Jeanette Thompson grew up in the country but came to Toronto to work during the Second World War. Among other places, she worked at the John Inglis Munitions Factory.
Poem that Jeanette Thompson received from her fiancé, Earl Green, who was serving in Italy during the war. The poem expresses hopes that the two will marry when the war is over and that peace will come.
"I was working this huge big machine, steady, all day, and they had three shifts. They kept us busy."