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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Palmer, Alfred T.,, photographer.

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

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.1a35344

Call Number: LC-USW36-113

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    coordinated manner

    • 28/Oct/2008 21:48:57

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

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    lisa.fuqua

    • 25/Mar/2010 13:31:29

    I *think* this may be my grandma. She worked for Douglas when she was in her early 20s. I have seen pictures of her at about this age that were black and white and they are VERY similar.

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    Jonboy270

    • 01/Mar/2013 01:41:16

    Your looking at the quintessential “Rosie The Riveter”. God bless the American female, they put them in the air during the war.