Girl inspectors at the Long Beach, Calif., plant of Douglas Aircraft Company make a careful check of center wings for C-47 transport planes (LOC)

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When: 01 January 1939

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Palmer, Alfred T.,, photographer.

Girl inspectors at the Long Beach, Calif., plant of Douglas Aircraft Company make a careful check of center wings for C-47 transport planes

1942 Oct.

1 transparency : color.

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

Subjects:
Douglas Aircraft Company
Airplane industry
Women--Employment
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.1a35330

Call Number: LC-USW36-94

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    lawatt

    • 18/Jan/2008 00:00:10

    so amazing...

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    gamy chance

    • 05/Feb/2008 01:09:39

    This is an incredibly beautiful shot.

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    aimlesst

    • 16/Apr/2008 15:34:06

    Added to comments on some of the other titles; these are "girl" inspectors? Definitely you can see a shift in perspectives in the last 60 years.

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    RCIN Photography

    • 05/Jan/2009 01:13:27

    they almost look like college girls studying in the park ... then you look behind them and those aren't trees. great photo

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    Erin Eli

    • 13/Feb/2009 19:04:48

    This is gorgeous. It's so cool to know that 4x5 was amazing that long ago, and still is amazing!

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    Stampest

    • 06/May/2009 21:57:27

    In skirts even!

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    abriwin

    • 24/May/2009 19:38:35

    Look like they are about to dance in West Side Story.

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    rainbow6562011

    • 20/May/2012 21:05:10

    "You'd better check again. One of the widgets seems to be missing."