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A Rivet Is Her Fighting Weapon

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A Rivet Is Her Fighting Weapon

Hollem, Howard R.,, photographer.

A rivet is her fighting weapon. Oyida Peaks, daughter of a Navy lieutenant, one of many women taking NYA training to become mechanics at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas. After eight weeks apprenticeship she will be qualified as a civil service worker in the Assembly and Repair Department

1942 August

1 transparency : color.

Notes:
Title from FSA or OWI agency caption.
Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944.

Subjects:
United States.--Navy
Air bases
Women--Employment
Airplane industry
World War, 1939-1945
Civil service
United States--Texas--Corpus Christi

Format: Transparencies--Color

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

Part Of: Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection 12002-18 (DLC) 93845501

General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac

Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsac.1a34900

Call Number: LC-USW36-388



Additional Information

Image Credit:
6@pdloc
Item ID:
45470582
Editorial Only
Model Released:
No
Property Released:
No
Location:
N/A

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