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Source:   War industry.


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Workers of many races push plane output.

Image ID: 1211921

Workers of many races push plane output.  [[Amanda Smith, an African American woman employed in the Lon...]

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Image Title

:  Workers of many races push plane output.

Alternate Title

: [Amanda Smith, an African American woman employed in the Long Beach Plan of the Douglas Aircraft Company, standing on a ladder and holding a pair of pliers up to an airplane part.]

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Specific Material Type

: Photographs

Item Physical Description

: 1 photographic print: gelatin silver, 10 x 8 in.

Item/Page/Plate

: 9-58

Notes

: Original negative #: 28621; Schomburg negative #: SC-CN-87-0134; Caption on back: "The six plane factories of the Douglas Aircraft Company have been termed an industrial melting pot, since men and women of 58 national origins work side by side in pushing America's plane output. S.O. Porter, Douglas director of personnel, recently declared that Negroes are doing an outstanding job in all plants. Miss Amanda Smith is employed in the Long Beach ....
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Source

: Occupations. / War industry.

Location

: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture / Photographs and Prints Division

Digital ID

: 1211921

Record ID

: 486627

Digital Item Published

: 6-2-2004; updated 3-25-2011

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