The careful hands of women are trained in precise aircraft engine installation duties at Douglas Aircraft Company, Long Beach, Calif. (LOC)

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When: 01 January 1939

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Palmer, Alfred T.,, photographer.

The careful hands of women are trained in precise aircraft engine installation duties at Douglas Aircraft Company, Long Beach, Calif.

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
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, 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.1a35325

Call Number: LC-USW36-60

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Owner: The Library of Congress
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    JODOMO-JDM

    • 04/Jun/2009 00:03:59

    great pictures!

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    Colin Howell

    • 04/Oct/2020 03:51:27

    This is a Wright Cyclone 14 engine, probably for a Douglas A-20 Havoc twin-engined bomber. See also this photo: https://www.flickr.com/photos/library_of_congress/2179137415/ which must have been taken at almost the same time, but which was mislabeled as showing a C-47 transport plane.