Man and Woman Riveting on Airplane Wing

Description

Photograph of a man and woman riveting on the wing of a military airplane. They are both wearing light-colored uniforms, he with a hat and she with a handkerchief around her head. A large hose runs from her riveter. He is seated beneath the wing on a wooden box. In the foreground are more wooden boxes.

Physical Description

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

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. May 11, 1942.

Context

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 368 times , with 7 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

One of the largest aircraft manufacturers in the world, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics is a branch of Lockheed Martin, a notable aerospace company that has been around since 1912. Lockheed Martin Aeronautics is headquartered in Fort Worth, with facilities across the country. In addition to their role in national security, the company has kept extensive image archives of U.S. aeronautic and military history, especially during WWII.

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Description

Photograph of a man and woman riveting on the wing of a military airplane. They are both wearing light-colored uniforms, he with a hat and she with a handkerchief around her head. A large hose runs from her riveter. He is seated beneath the wing on a wooden box. In the foreground are more wooden boxes.

Physical Description

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

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Collections

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

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

The materials in this collection, which include photographs, letters, books, and more, reflect on the rich and storied history of Fort Worth. This project was generously funded by the Amon Carter Foundation and the Adeline and George McQueen Foundation.

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  • May 11, 1942

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  • Oct. 7, 2008, 4:53 p.m.

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  • Oct. 10, 2008, 1:07 p.m.

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Yesterday: 1
Past 30 days: 7
Total Uses: 368

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Man and Woman Riveting on Airplane Wing, photograph, May 11, 1942; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth41029/: accessed March 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth.