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Telephone Switchboard with Operators

Description: Photograph of switchboard operators sitting on stools and wearing headsets on January 13, 1950. They are (L-R) Mary McDaniel, LaNelle Barbee, Lola Sargent, Daisy Moore, and Imogene McClure.
Date: January 15, 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

Men working on a B-36 jet engine

Description: Photograph of three men working on a B-36 jet engine. They are (L-R) B.S. Price, D.J. Taylor, and E.S. St. Clair.
Date: March 2, 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

B-36 Taking Off

Description: Photograph of a B-36 jet taking off on April 25, 1950.
Date: April 25, 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

RB-36 Bomber

Description: Photograph of the Convair B-36 in flight. Also known as the Peacemaker, this plane was a strategic bomber built by Convair for the US Air Force. The B-36 had the biggest wingspan of any bomber ever built.
Date: May 15, 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

[Converting a B-36A to a B-36E]

Description: Men working to convert a B-36A to a B-36E. The Photograph shows the workers on the wings of the jet plane in July 1950.
Date: July 17, 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

[Converting a B-36A to a B-36E]

Description: Men working to convert a B-36A to a B-36E. The Photograph shows the workers on the wings of the jet plane in July 1950.
Date: July 17, 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

[Converting a B-36A to a B-36E]

Description: Men working to convert a B-36A to a B-36E. The Photograph shows the workers doing a cabin conversion in the nose of the jet plane, July 1950.
Date: July 17, 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

B-36D No. 93 in flight

Description: Photograph of the Convair B-36 in flight. Also known as the Peacemaker, this plane was a strategic bomber built by Convair for the US Air Force. The B-36 had the biggest wingspan of any bomber ever built.
Date: August 16, 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

B-36D No. 93 in flight

Description: Photograph of the Convair B-36 in flight. Also known as the Peacemaker, this plane was a strategic bomber built by Convair for the US Air Force. The B-36 had the biggest wingspan of any bomber ever built.
Date: August 16, 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

Crew of B-36B plane No.69

Description: Photograph of the crew of the B-36B airplane No. 69 standing on the ground near the nose. The men are (L-R): P. Gerbaz, C.J. Driskell, R.E. Fisher, G.W. Hofeller, L.C. Brandvig, and W. J. Martin. Their luggage sits on the ground next to them.
Date: August 16, 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

Crew of B-36B plane No.69

Description: Photograph of the crew of the B-36B airplane No. 69 standing on the ground near the nose. The men are (L-R): P. Gerbaz, C.J. Driskell, R.E. Fisher, G.W. Hofeller, L.C. Brandvig, and W. J. Martin. Their luggage sits on the ground next to them.
Date: August 16, 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

D.M. Anderson working at Turrret Lathe

Description: Photograph of D. M. Anderson measuring a part while working at the Turret lathe in August 1950. He wears a cap and safety goggles.
Date: August 28, 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

Guard at Main Gate

Description: Photograph of a guard checking a car at the entrance gate in October 1950. A sign above the guard shack directs traffic during shift changes.
Date: October 9, 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

Moving a B-36

Description: Photograph of a B-36 with its nose hoisted for a move on the assembly line in December 1950.
Date: December 8, 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

W.K. Fullerton fingerprints Dorothy Howard

Description: Photograph of W.K. Fullerton as he fingerprints Dorothy Howard in January 1951. He wears a police uniform. His cap reads "Consolidated Vultee." Dorothy wears a skirt and blouse with a hat.
Date: January 23, 1951
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

W.K. Fullerton fingerprints Dorothy Howard

Description: Photograph of W.K. Fullerton as he fingerprints Dorothy Howard in January 1951. He wears a police uniform. His cap reads "Consolidated Vultee." Dorothy wears a skirt and blouse with a hat.
Date: January 23, 1951
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth