Army Air Forces Radio Show

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Photograph of Captain William Ponder, Lt. Don Briggs and and man with the last name Duffey seated with six Thompson Sisters standing behind them. Lt. Briggs is wearing a light-colored military uniform with a badge on the sleeve. The sisters are wearing black and white suits. Everyone is holding a stack of papers and Lt. Briggs is holding a microphone. The are standing within the interior of an airplane.

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One photographic negative, b&w: 4.0 in. X 5.0 in.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures and was provided by Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 149 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth, collaborated with us to provide access to photographs from their extensive image archives of the Mile Long Hangar, formerly operated by Consolidated Aircraft Corporation. The images focus on the thousands of hard-working women who contributed to the war effort by constructing over 3,000 B-24 Liberators.

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Description

Photograph of Captain William Ponder, Lt. Don Briggs and and man with the last name Duffey seated with six Thompson Sisters standing behind them. Lt. Briggs is wearing a light-colored military uniform with a badge on the sleeve. The sisters are wearing black and white suits. Everyone is holding a stack of papers and Lt. Briggs is holding a microphone. The are standing within the interior of an airplane.

Physical Description

One photographic negative, b&w: 4.0 in. X 5.0 in.

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Envelope reads, "Ponder, Briggs and Duffey front row Six Thompson sisters back row."

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This photograph is part of the following collection of related materials.

Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures

The participants in Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures include the UNT Libraries, Fort Worth Public Library, Texas Christian University, the Amon Carter Museum, the University of Texas at Arlington, Beth-El Congregation Archives, Tarrant County College NE, Log Cabin Village, Cattle Raisers Museum, Lockheed Martin Archives, Archives of the Central Texas Conference United Methodist Church, Dallas Public Library, University of Houston, and the Cowtown Coliseum. This project was generously funded by the Amon Carter Foundation and the Adeline and George McQueen Foundation.

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  • Oct. 7, 2008, 4:59 p.m.

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  • Oct. 10, 2008, 1:20 p.m.

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Army Air Forces Radio Show, photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth40943/: accessed October 1, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth.