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Title
Close-up of a woman working at the Lear Corporation, September 1950
Creator
Hullibarger's Photography
Date Created and/or Issued
1950-09-16
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
Collection
California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
Rights Information
Doheny Memorial Library, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189
Public Domain. Release under the CC BY Attribution license--http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/--Credit both “University of Southern California. Libraries” and “California Historical Society” as the source. Digitally reproduced by the USC Digital Library; From the California Historical Society Collection at the University of Southern California
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Description
Photograph of a close-up of a woman working at the Lear Corporation, September 1950. A woman appears at right, looking through what appears to be a large magnifying lens, where her hand can be seen adjusting a small device.
Photoprint reads: "Lear, Inc. 3171 S. Bundy Drive, Santa Monica, California. Hair line precision to tolerances of a millionth of an ince helps add to safer, more accurate aircraft flying. This photo shows a Lear employee, with the help of a fixed magnifying glass, slotting a commutator, which will later be used as an intergated part of a complete aircraft automatic stabilization system. Such a system automatically flies the airplane instantaneously compensating for any deviation in the airplane attitude" as well as "Photo number 5".
Type
image
Format
1 photograph : photoprint, b&w
21 x 26 cm.
photographic prints
photographs
Identifier
chs-m10947
USC-2-1-1-11098 [Legacy record ID]
CHS-40586
http://doi.org/10.25549/chs-m10947
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/CHS-40586.jpg
Subject
Aeronautics
Aircraft industry
Airplanes
Airplane factories
Engineering
Industry--Aeronautics
Lear Corporation
Industrial sites
Time Period
1950-09-16
Place
California
Downey
Los Angeles
USA
Source
40586 [Accession number]
84-1-1303 [Microfiche number]
CHS-40586 [Call number]
California Historical Society [Contributing entity]
Relation
California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce Collection, 1890-1960
USC
chs-m825

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