World War II

Equal Opportunity War: 1943

Equal Opportunity War: 1943

Black and white soldiers looking out the window of the bus just before leaving the Greyhound terminal, Washington, D.C.. WW2 photo taken in 1943 by photographer Esther Bubley. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

More Women Welders: 1942

More Women Welders: 1942

Description with the photo: "DeLand pool. Aircraft construction class. Clyde Williams, instructor in the Volusia County, Florida Vocational School, believes women make just as good welders as men. He is shown here with a new class starting in aircraft welding, part of the training program of the De Land pool to provide workers for war production.

C-47 Aircraft Inspection: 1942

C-47 Aircraft Inspection: 1942

Women inspectors at the Long Beach, California plant of Douglas Aircraft Company checking center wings for C-47 transport planes. The Douglas C-47 Skytrain is a military transport, developed from the Douglas DC-3 airliner, that was used extensively during World War Two. WW2 aircraft factory photo taken in 1942 by photographer Alfred T. Palmer. FSA - OWI Photograph Collection.

Soldier Napping: 1943

Soldier Napping: 1943

A soldier sleeping on a Greyhound bus on the way from Cincinnati, Ohio to Louisville, Kentucky. Photo taken in 1943 by photographer Esther Bubley. FSA-OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

P-51 Preparation: 1942

P-51 Preparation: 1942

P-51 Mustang fighter planes being prepared for test flight at North American Aviation plant in Inglewood, California. WW2 aviation photo taken in 1942 by photographer Alfred T. Palmer. FSA - OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: color transparency.

WW2 Airplane Factory: 1942

WW2 Airplane Factory: 1942

A mating operation on a transport plane just before it goes to the pre-assembly line at the Consolidated Aircraft Corporation plant, Fort Worth, Texas. WW2 military aviation industry photo taken in 1942 by photographer Howard R. Hollem. FSA - OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: color transparency.

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