Working with the electric wiring at Douglas Aircraft Company, Long Beach, Calif. (LOC)

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When: 01 January 1939

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Palmer, Alfred T.,, photographer.

Working with the electric wiring at Douglas Aircraft Company, Long Beach, Calif.

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
Assembly-line methods
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,

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

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Call Number: LC-USW36-90


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    • 18/Jan/2008 05:37:44

    A wiring harness test bench designed for a very specific part of a harness. Nicely staged, but the test appartus is not turned on.

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    • 08/Nov/2008 12:20:19

    Preciosa captura y una linda toma Saludos cordiales

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    • 10/Feb/2009 20:11:49

    wonderful classic shot!!!!

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    Mary (LOC P&P)

    • 04/Mar/2009 19:22:20

    Hi Stewf: We received your request to have a Library of Congress photo added to your group: Control Panel. Please click on the "Invite this photo to..." link below the comment box and we'll accept it.

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    • 04/Mar/2009 19:23:43

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Control Panel, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

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    • 07/Jul/2009 15:42:33

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called All About People around the World - Invite your Friends!, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

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    • 29/Jul/2009 05:42:28

    Hey, how come this one doesn't say "girl", LOL! Again, just goes to show that even the older ladies kept their hair coiffed and nails done.