Woman worker posing with fin bulkhead and instrument panel bezels
View of a woman worker posing with plastic instrument panel bezels and a fin bulkhead for a B-24 Liberator bomber. Label on back: "The pre-war and wartime uses of the giant, 500-ton H.P.M. fast traverse press, in daily operation at the Rouge Plant of the Ford Motor Company, are shown here. In her right hand the girl operator is holding samples of plastic instrument panel bezels, made before the war, while with her left she supports a fin bulkhead for one of the vertical stabilizers on a B-24 Liberator. The latter are riveted by the press in a single operation. From Ford News Bureau, John W. Thompson, Director. Administration Building. Dearborn, Michigan." Handwritten on back: "Women workers."
- Resource ID:
- Women aircraft industry employees
- Ford Motor Company. Rouge River Plant
- B-24 (Bomber)--Design and construction
- 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, 90:6
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