Woman working on an airplane motor at North American Aviation, Inc., plant in Calif. (LOC)

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When: 01 January 1939

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Palmer, Alfred T.,, photographer.

Woman working on an airplane motor at North American Aviation, Inc., plant in Calif.

1942 June

1 transparency : color.

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

North American Aviation, Inc.
Airplane industry
Assembly-line methods
World War, 1939-1945
United States--California--Inglewood

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 12002-38 (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.1a35287

Call Number: LC-USW36-142


Owner: The Library of Congress
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    • 19/Jan/2008 05:07:21

    Rosie the Riveter

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    The Queen of No

    • 23/Jan/2008 21:30:54

    so many girls try to mimic this exact style now

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    • 02/Feb/2008 06:21:35

    I like the undercurrent of red in this picture. The writing on that machinery almost looks like it was written in her lipstick...I wish.

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    • 06/Feb/2008 18:08:09

    easier to get at before engine installation.

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    • 11/Feb/2008 05:55:21

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Wonder Woman, and we'd love to have your photo added to the group.

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    • 06/Mar/2008 19:42:07

    These photos are AWESOME!!

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    • 21/May/2008 02:17:54

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

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    • 25/Sep/2008 11:33:26

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called worldlightning, and we'd love to have this added to the group! ....real work........

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    lackadaisical shop

    • 11/Dec/2008 23:31:39

    i'd hit it

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    a pao

    • 08/Apr/2009 02:01:13

    INVITATION !! Gorky Please share with us your wonderful photo!! HIS / HER WORKS

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    synonymous distribution

    • 02/May/2009 14:49:40

    cool shot. maybe do it in black and white.

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    Chezka Vidal

    • 20/Jun/2010 12:10:18

    hi, may i borrow your photo, i am doing a collage for a notebook cover. I call it: Because a woman's need is Universal. There will be photos of women for the following needs: Need to love, to serve, to lead, to nurture, to care, etc) Thank you!

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    Ryan (LOC P&P)

    • 23/Jun/2010 15:38:08

    Sunkissed chezie, anytime you'd like to use one of our images, you will need to look at the "Rights and Restrictions" page for the collection. In this case, you are using the Farm Security Administration Office of War Information color transparencies. Here's a link to the page with the information you need to know, www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/072_fsac.html

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    Lick My Lens Cap

    • 09/Mar/2011 16:22:01

    It is photos like this which prove that Flickr is a fantastic visual resource. Now, if only there were less porn-cruisers.