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Woman aircraft welder
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Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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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.
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 9271.
Patton, Blanche
Vultee Aircraft, Inc
World War, 1939-1945
Women employees--California
Airplane factories--California
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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