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Women in the highly skilled brackets of aircraft trades are rare, but Vultee Aircraft, Inc. numbers several among its female personnel. Here Blanche Patton makes an aluminum weld on the hopper assembly for a basic trainer oil tank on February 14, 1942.
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00049090 Herald Examiner Collection HE box 9271. CARL0000052946 http://18.104.22.168/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/17374
Patton, Blanche Vultee Aircraft, Inc World War, 1939-1945 Women employees--California Airplane factories--California Welding Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs Herald-Examiner Collection photographs