Woman worker cutting wires and cable for a B-29 Superfortress wire harness
Close-up view of a woman worker cutting the wires and cables for a B-29 Superfortress bomber at the Hudson Motor Car Company. Label on back: "Hudson Motor Car Co., Detroit, Mich. Cutting a cable for B-29 wire harness. One of the 146 wire harnesses made by Hudson Motor Car Co. for the three Boeing B-29 Superfortress fuselage section it builds has 186 individual wires and cables. One is 900 inches long. A worker (called a cut-up girl) is pictures cutting the wires and cables needed for an intricate harness." Stamped on back: "Released for immediate use by Hudson Motor Car Company, Public Relations Division, 12601 East Jefferson Avenue, Detroit 14, Michigan. Where required, release has been received from proper authority in Army or Navy Public Relations." Handwritten on back: "Women workers."
- Resource ID:
- Women aircraft industry employees
- B-29 (Bomber)--Design and construction
- Hudson Motor Car Company
- Automotive Council for War Production--Archives
- Photographic prints
- 1 photographic print ; 8 x 10 in.
- National Automotive History Collection
- MS84/Automotive Council for War Production, Women workers, 90:4
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