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Workers of many races push plane output.

Image ID: 1260402

Workers of many races push plane output.  [[Dolores Aldrich, an African American woman employee of the ...] ([1939-1945])

Image Details

Image Title

:  Workers of many races push plane output.

Alternate Title

: [Dolores Aldrich, an African American woman employee of the Long Beach Plant of the Douglas Aircraft company, working on a plane part, Los Angeles County, California.]

Additional Name(s)

: United States. Office of War Information -- Sponsor

Created Date

: [1939-1945]

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Specific Material Type

: Photographs

Item Physical Description

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

Item/Page/Plate

: 34931

Notes

: Original negative #: 28623; 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. Dolores Aldrich is employed in the Long Beach Plant of the Douglas Aircraft Company. ....
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Source

: Occupations. / War industry. / War industry workers [women].

Location

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

Digital ID

: 1260402

Record ID

: 612833

Digital Item Published

: 5-10-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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