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Lockheed veteran recalls past era
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Valley Times Photo Collection;
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph article dated August 15, 1957 partially reads, "A 25-year veteran Lockheed employe [sic] took time out today in the shade of a P2V Neptune to recall the day he started work, painting planes at 40 cents an hour. Eddie 'Touchup' Liebman acquired his nickname 25 years ago and it stuck. 'I was always the last man to work on a plane,' he explains. 'One day, as a new owner was warming up for takeoff, I asked him to wait a minute so I could 'touch up' a spot on the fuselage. That did it. 'Now nobody knows my right name.'"
1 photographic print : b&w ; 26 x 21 cm.
Valley Times Collection;
HCNVT_d058_ f23_i1
Lockheed Corporation
Lockheed Aircraft Corporation--Employees
Aerospace industries--Employees
Aerospace industries
Defense industries
Burbank (Los Angeles County, Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Time Period

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