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"Operating a hand drill at Vultee-Nashville"

In this rare color photograph taken for the Office of War Information, a "real life" Rosie drills on the side of a dive bomber plane. Nearly three million women worked in defense industries during World War II, including thousands of African Americans.

Operating a hand drill at Vultee-Nashville, woman is working on a "Vengeance" dive bomber, Tennessee
Source | Alfred T. Palmer, "Operating a hand drill at Vultee-Nashville," photograph, Feb. 1943, Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection, Library of Congress, http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsac.1a35371
Creator | Alfred T. Palmer
Item Type | Photograph
Cite This document | Alfred T. Palmer, “"Operating a hand drill at Vultee-Nashville",” HERB: Resources for Teachers, accessed June 19, 2019, https://herb.ashp.cuny.edu/items/show/1099.

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