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Formerly An Aircraft Dock, This Huge Building -- Thought To Be The Largest In

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Formerly An Aircraft Dock, This Huge Building -- Thought To Be The Largest In

Palmer, Alfred T.,, photographer.

Formerly an aircraft dock, this huge building -- thought to be the largest in the world with no interior supports -- is now the scene of many busy shops turning out aircraft sub-assembly parts, Goodyear Aircraft Corp., Akron, Ohio. Either new housing close to the plant or vastly improved public transportation will eventually have to be supplied, for the tires on the cars of the workers, and perhaps even the cars themselves, will in many instances give in before the end of the present emergency

1941 Dec.

1 transparency : color.

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

Goodyear Aircraft Corp.
World War, 1939-1945
Airplane industry
United States--Ohio--Akron

Format: Transparencies--Color

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA,

Part Of: Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection 12002-28 (DLC) 93845501

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Call Number: LC-USW36-195

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