Woman worker assembling telephone plug tips for the B-29 Superfortress
View of Norma Cook assembling telephone plug tips for a B-29 Superfortress bomber at the Hudson Motor Company factory. Label on back: "Hudson Motor Car Co., Detroit, Mich. Phone tips for B-29 messages. Telephone plug tips on the Boeing B-29 Superfortresses get hard usage, so they are attached to the flexible cord with screws. Norma Cook is pictured assembling the phone tips on cordage in a Hudson Motor Car Co. plant in Detroit. The assembly will become part of one of the 146 wire harnesses Hudson makes for the three B-29 fuselage section it builds." 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 ; 10 x 8 in.
- National Automotive History Collection
- MS84/Automotive Council for War Production, Women workers, 90:5
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