Friday, August 31, 2012

Alfred Palmer - Women Workers in WW2

Alfred Palmer took photos of real-life "Rosie the Riveters" in American munitions factories during World War II.

 A real-life Rosie the Riveter operating a hand drill at Vultee-Nashville, Tennessee, working on an A-31 Vengeance dive bomber, 1943

 A young woman employee of North American Aviation, Incorporated, working over the landing gear mechanism of a P-51 fighter plane, 1942

 A young woman riveting machine operator at the Douglas Aircraft Company, 1942

 Aluminum casting, 1942

 American mothers and sisters, like these women at the Douglas Aircraft Company, give important help in producing dependable planes for their men at the front, 1942

 Clerk in one of the stock rooms of North American Aviation, 1942

 Engine inspector for North American Aviation at Long Beach, California, 1942

 Engine installer, Douglas Aircraft Company, Long Beach, California, 1942

 Operating a bolt-cutting machine, 1943

Operating a hand drill at North American Aviation, 1942

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