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Title
Workers of many races push plane output
Additional title: [Carol Angel, an African American woman employee of the El Segundo plant of the Douglas Aircraft Company, wearing work gloves and operating equipment, Los Angeles County, California.]
Names
United States. Office of War Information (Sponsor)
Collection

Occupations

War industry

War industry workers [women]

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1939 - 1945 (Approximate)
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Topics
African American women
War work
Aircraft industry -- Employees
Douglas Aircraft Company
Women in war
Machine-tools
El Segundo (Calif.)
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Original negative #: 28628; Caption on back: "The six plane factories of the Douglas Aircraft Company have been termed an industrial melting pot, since men and women of 58 national origins work side by side in pushing America's plane output. S.O. Porter, Douglas director of personnel, recently declared that Negroes are doing an outstanding job in all plants. Carol Angel is shown in the El Segundo plant of the Douglas Aircraft Company."
Physical Description
Gelatin silver prints
Extent: 1 photographic print: gelatin silver, 8 x 10 in.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3a7be8c0-c6d1-012f-d24c-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1939: Created (Approximate)
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Workers of many races push plane output" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1939 - 1945. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa4a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Workers of many races push plane output" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 31, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa4a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1939 - 1945). Workers of many races push plane output Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa4a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Workers of many races push plane output