A noontime rest for a full-fledged assembly worker at the Long Beach, Calif., plant of Douglas Aircraft Company (LOC)

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Palmer, Alfred T.,, photographer.

A noontime rest for a full-fledged assembly worker at the Long Beach, Calif., plant of Douglas Aircraft Company

1942 Oct.

1 transparency : color.

Title from FSA or OWI agency caption.
Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944.

Douglas Aircraft Company
Airplane industry
World War, 1939-1945
United States--California--Long Beach

Format: Transparencies--Color

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

Part Of: Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection 12002-39 (DLC) 93845501

General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac

Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsac.1a35326

Call Number: LC-USW36-89


Owner: The Library of Congress
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    • 16/Jan/2008 23:22:13

    Fantastic photo - I really like the pin on her vest!

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    minions & myrmidons

    • 17/Jan/2008 01:46:57

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Face Time, and we'd love to have your photo added to the group. this would make a wonderful contribution to facetime.

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    • 18/Jan/2008 02:49:26

    Wow! The old black & white photos that we mostly see of this era don't convey the beauty of people in that time. She's a beauty. I wish women today took care to dress up like this before they go into work.

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    • 23/Jan/2008 06:41:18

    Thanks for putting up these photos, they are beautiful. I love this photographer's work.

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    • 23/Jan/2008 19:15:05

    Unusual wooden pin with red lips, might be african or carribean? It just reflects the red on her lips as well and against the red vest looks great.

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    Pixel Wrangler

    • 03/Mar/2009 23:26:04

    @ bf53490 -- click on the tag "Wooden Pin" to see other workers wearing this same pin. This woman is also in this set-up: A noontime rest for a full-fledged assembly worker at the Long Beach, Calif., plant of Douglas Aircraft Company. Nacelle parts for a heavy bomber form the background (LOC)  

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    unknown star

    • 20/Apr/2009 02:25:29

    She reminds me of the photos of my great-grandmother when she was young.

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    • 11/Jun/2009 12:29:29

    Our GREATEST generation in full color! My grandparents passed a couple of years back and I found a few pictures of my grandfather in his 1st Cavalry Division US Army Uniform and my grandmother kept to the day near her pillow from WWII. These pictures are a treasure!! Thank you so much for sharing them.

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    M Hauben

    • 22/Jul/2018 13:56:06

    Picture of the day on 22 JUL 2018 on Wikimedia Commons commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:NoonDayRestWomanAlfredTPa...