[LeTourneau Munitions, Inc.]

Description:

Photograph of the inside of LeTourneau Munitions, Inc., a company that produced massive amounts of ammunition during WWII in Longview, Texas. Inside the factory, Marion Roper, a machinist at LeTourneau, is filing down shells using a turning band. There are shells lined up on the floor next to Roper.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Gregg County - Longview
Creation Date: 1942
Partner(s):
Longview Public Library
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2010
Usage:
Total Uses: 16
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1942
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Gregg County - Longview
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
1942  
Description:

Photograph of the inside of LeTourneau Munitions, Inc., a company that produced massive amounts of ammunition during WWII in Longview, Texas. Inside the factory, Marion Roper, a machinist at LeTourneau, is filing down shells using a turning band. There are shells lined up on the floor next to Roper.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): ammunition | LeTourneau Munitions, Inc.
Contributor(s):
Partner:
Longview Public Library
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2010
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: GC0173
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth191306
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image