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[B-24, left side]

Description: Photograph of a B-24 from the left side, showing the wing with two propellers in April 1942.
Date: April 28, 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

[B-24 with men on top]

Description: Photograph of a B-24 from the side with two workmen standing on the fuselage in April 1942. One of the large propellers is visible.
Date: April 28, 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

[B-27 heading for initial flight]

Description: Photograph of a B-24 rolling from the hangar heading for its initial flight on April 17, 1942. A crowd stands to the right to watch.
Date: April 17, 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

Consolidated Bowling Team

Description: Photograph of the Consolidated bowing team in June 1942 There are six members in this photograph all wearing satin bowling shirts with "Consolidated" across the back of them.
Date: June 4, 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

[Crew Making Installations]

Description: Photograph of a man and woman cutting a piece of metal to be installed on an airplane, possibly the one behind them. Taken in April 1942.
Date: April 24, 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

Elayne Montgomery Bowling

Description: Photograph of Elayne Montgomery tossing a bowling ball down a bowling lane. She is wearing a white shirt with a plaid skirt and braids in her hair. Behind her is a man wearing a jacket and necktie with a microphone and several people sitting on benches.
Date: May 9, 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

Fire Chief Jones and Policemen

Description: Photograph of four men standing together. One is Fire Chief Jones who looks over some papers with policemen. The policemen wear uniforms and one has on a bowtie. The other two men wear suits. Three of them wear glasses.
Date: May 23, 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

[First Flight of B-24]

Description: Photograph of the first flight of a B-24 on April 17, 1942. George Newman is flying the plane.
Date: April 17, 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

Football Players

Description: Three football players standing together as one holds the championship ball from 1942. The men are Jamie Pratt, C.S Taylor, and Bobbie Moore.
Date: 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

[George Newman in B-24]

Description: Photograph of George Newman in a B-24 after its first flight on April 17, 1942. The propellers are turning and the plane is in a hangar. .
Date: April 17, 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

[George Newman talking with Charles Lindbergh]

Description: Photograph of George Newman talking with Charles Lindbergh as they walk through the warehouse in May 1942. Other men accompany them, some in military uniforms.
Date: May 16, 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

[Girdler talking into a microphone]

Description: Photograph of Mr. Girdler (with mic) and Mr. Halifax talking to Mr. Newman who is in the air on the initial flight of a B-24 in April 17, 1942.
Date: April 17, 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

Girl Riveting at Trailing Edge of LS

Description: Photograph of a woman with dark hair and high-wasted pants riveting on the trailing edge of an airplane. In the upper left-hand corner are several cables.
Date: May 11, 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

Girl Working on Machine

Description: Photograph of a woman in a high-wasted light-colored uniform with dark hair working on a dark machine. The machine is on top of a wooden table with many poles underneath.
Date: May 11, 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

Girls Basketball Team, 1942

Description: Photograph of the girls basketball team photo from 1942. Eleven young women pose in their uniforms of white shirts, shoes, and shorts. The one in the front and center holds a basketball.
Date: 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

Helen Hayes and George Newman Observing Wing Tip

Description: A man in a dark suit with a white collar and necktie gestures towards a wrapped airplane wing tip behind a woman dressed in a pinstripe suit with tights, heels, a hat and corsage. A purse hangs from her arm. On the ceiling are fluorescent lights.
Date: April 29, 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth