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Title
Woman aircraft welder
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1942
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
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.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00049090
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 9271.
CARL0000052946
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/17374
Subject
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

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