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WW II Defense Work

WW II Defense Work | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
DESCRIPTION
Two female sheet metal workers fabricating engine cowlings for Curtiss-Wright C-46 Commando cargo and transport planes at the International Harvester's Auburn Works. The factory was located at 5 Pulaski Street and was formerly known as the "Osborne Works." It was owned and operated by the D.M. Osborne Company until International Harvester purchased the company in 1903.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:7442
Creation Date:1944  
Creator Name:International Harvester Company
City:Auburn
County:
State:New York
Collection Name:McCormick - International Harvester)
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:McCormick Mss 7Z Album 96 pg.63
Original Dimensions:10 x 8 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
The C-46 Commando was a twin-engine cargo plane similar to, but much larger than the DC-3.
SUBJECTS
Hats
Work clothes
Factories
Metal industry
Airplane, Military
World War, 1939-1945
Indoor photography
Women
War work
Eyeglasses

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