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[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

[Interior of Fuselage]

Description: Photograph of interior of the fuselage, looking forward, in April 1942.
Date: April 24, 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

[Man using a Drill Press]

Description: Photograph of a man using a drill press in the machine shop in April 1942.
Date: April 24, 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

[Riveting Crew in the Nose of a B-24]

Description: Photograph of a male and female working together in the nose of a B-24, riveting it together on April 24, 1942.
Date: April 24, 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

[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

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

Side View of B-24 Showing Production Bulletin

Description: Photograph of three men, one in a tan uniform with a hat, loading a weapon into the belly of an airplane. Several other men stand on or around the airplane. A poster with the image of a pilot and the words, "She's a swell plane - give us more! MORE PRODUCTION".
Date: May 1, 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

Three Girls Working on R Wing

Description: Photograph of three women in light-colored uniforms working on the inside of a plane wing. On the floor are toolboxes, tin cans and a hose. In the background are two men on top of the plane and fluorescent lights on the ceiling.
Date: May 9, 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

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.
Date: May 11, 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

Woman Installing Wire in Leading Edge of Wing

Description: Photograph of a woman installing wires on the leading edge of the wing of an airplane. She is wearing a light-colored uniform and is facing the open plane wing with exposed wires and hoses.
Date: May 11, 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

Lindbergh, Newman and Hall

Description: Photograph of men in George Newman's office in May 1942. Seated in the middle is aviator Charles Lindbergh. A telephone and lamp are on Mr. Newman's desk.
Date: May 16, 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

[Maj. Bill McDuffy joins tour with Lindbergh]

Description: Photograph of Maj. Bill McDuffy joining Mr. Hall, George Newman, and Mr. Cawthorn as they give a tour of the plant to Charles Lindbergh in May 1942.
Date: May 16, 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth