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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

[Newman and Woodhead in the plant]

Description: George Newman, Mr. Woodhead and another unidentified man walk through the plant. They all are wearing suits and ties.
Date: May 21, 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

[Man running the grinding machine]

Description: Photograph of a man running a grinding machine over a piece of metal in May 1942. He is wearing an apron to protect his clothing.
Date: May 23, 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

[Man running the grinding machine]

Description: Photograph of a man running a grinding machine over a piece of metal in May 1942. He is wearing an apron to protect his clothing.
Date: May 23, 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

[Mr. Mason and a group eating burgers]

Description: Mr. Mason and a group having sandwiches outdoors in May 1942. They stand underneath trees. One woman holds a bottle of pop.
Date: May 28, 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

[Outdoor picnic]

Description: June Sheppard hands a sandwich to Mrs. Jimmie Jarrott. Mr. L.N. Mason is in the background. Elise Larson holds two bottles of pop in the foreground. This photograph was taken on May 28, 1942.
Date: May 28, 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