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Paging Rosie: 1942
... by a woman worker." (With, yes, a power drill.) 4x5 Kodachrome transparency by Alfred Palmer, Office of War Information. View ... wanted to have a flashy but technically incorrect picture, and endangering the quality of his nice new aircraft section in the process. ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/21/2012 - 8:34pm -

Paging Rosie: 1942

Rosie Takes a Break: 1942
... heavy bomber form the background." View full size. 4x5 Kodachrome transparency by Alfred Palmer. Is that... the same girl as in ... sandbags"? [It is indeed. - Dave] The Socks And I love the red socks! The perfect touch for the photo, just like Nat'l ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/27/2012 - 12:26pm -

Rosie Takes a Break: 1942

Avenging Angel: 1942
... motor, Douglas Aircraft Co., Long Beach, California." Kodachrome by Alfred Palmer, Office of War Information. View full size. ... 3 ladys also installing engines, you wouldn't be that clen and neat or wearing a loose hanging sweater and rings on your fingers doing any ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 02/15/2019 - 9:13pm -

Avenging Angel: 1942

The Ladies Who Lunch: 1943
... Marcella Hart is at left, Mrs. Elibia Siematter at right. Kodachrome transparency by Jack Delano for the Office of War Information. ... Also note the mason jars to carry a beverage and the wax paper used to wrap food. Locomotive Wiper "a Wiper's job was ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 06/08/2017 - 8:42pm -

The Ladies Who Lunch: 1943

Wright Cyclone: 1942
... motor at North American Aviation in Long Beach, Calif." Kodachrome transparency by Alfred Palmer. View full size. Rosie the ... her sister. RH - LH The motors are marked "833 LH" and "333 RH" which I'm certain means they are bound for the same aircraft, left ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 05/10/2017 - 12:19pm -

Wright Cyclone: 1942

We Met at Work: 1942
... performs many important tasks for the Army. It ferries men and cargo across the oceans and mountains, tows gliders and brings paratroopers ... equipment to scenes of action." View full size. 4x5 Kodachrome transparency by Alfred Palmer for the Office of War Information. ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 03/19/2016 - 10:02am -

We Met at Work: 1942

Doing Her Part: 1942
... October 1942. "Rita Rodriguez. Production of B-24 bombers and C-87 transports at Consolidated Aircraft, Fort Worth, Texas." 4x5 Kodachrome transparency by Howard Hollem for the Office of War Information. ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/30/2012 - 4:43pm -

Doing Her Part: 1942

Riveting: 1942
... Aircraft factory in Fort Worth. View full size. 4x5 Kodachrome transparency by Howard Hollem. Mom! My mom, Rosie (real ... see my own grandmother, 65 years ago. She was 20 years old and she repaired airplanes that were shot to pieces. Somewhere deep down in ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/17/2012 - 10:09pm -

Riveting: 1942

Teamwork: 1942
October 1942. "Men and women make efficient operating teams on riveting and other jobs at the ... shown here for the carrying of troops and cargo." 4x5 inch Kodachrome transparency by Alfred Palmer for the Office of War Information. ... blatantly and utterly posed. Look at how the supposed "Rosie" is dressed, right down to gleaming shoes. Do you think for a moment ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 03/19/2016 - 10:05am -

Teamwork: 1942
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