|Title||Woman riveting plane at Boeing, Seattle, 1951 |
|Caption||At the height of World War II, women made up 46% of Boeing's workforce. After the war, many men returned to their old jobs, and most women war workers were laid off. Boeing rehired some women in the early 1950s when the Cold War and Korean War increased the nation's need for military aircraft. |
|Notes||Handwritten on sleeve: Seattle - Boeing Company (special section).|
Caption by MOHAI staff.
Date photograph was filed at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer (date of photograph and file date may differ by a month or more): September 6, 1951.
|Subjects||Aircraft industry--Washington (State)--Seattle; Factories--Washington (State)--Seattle; Laborers--Washington (State)--Seattle; Boeing Airplane Company |
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||PI23930 |
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|Credit Line||Seattle Post-Intelligencer Collection, Museum of History & Industry, Seattle; All Rights Reserved |
|Repository||Museum of History & Industry, Seattle (MOHAI) |
|Repository Collection||Seattle Post-Intelligencer Collection |
|Physical Description||1 safety film negative: b&w; 4 x 5 in.; dichroic fog |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from print made from original negative as a 3000 pixel TIFF image in 8-bit grayscale, resized to 640 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop 6.0 and its JPEG quality measurement 3. |