Aviation

Reach for the Sky: 1943

Reach for the Sky: 1943

From miscellaneous collection of photographs of aircraft production during World War Two. Consolidated Transport and other planes, 1943. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph. LOC original medium: safety film negative.

Curtiss Glider: 1922

Curtiss Glider: 1922

Curtiss glider airplane over water, 1922. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

WW2 Mass Production: 1943

WW2 Mass Production: 1943

World War Two fighter aircraft production factory, 1943. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Bomber Power: 1942

Bomber Power: 1942

Cowling and control rods are added to motors for North American B-25 bombers as they move down the assembly line, North American Aviation, Inglewood, California. World War Two factory photo taken in 1942 by photographer Alfred T. Palmer. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information. LOC original medium: color transparency.

Model Citizen: 1940s

Model Citizen: 1940s

Young man painting a miniature model airplane. World War Two era untitled photo at LOC, taken between 1940 and 1946. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Wright Whirlwind Worker: 1942

Wright Whirlwind Worker: 1942

Mechanic Mary Josephine Farley works on a Wright Whirlwind aircraft engine. Assembly and Repairs Department, Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas. 1942 photo by photographer Howard R. Hollem. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information. LOC original medium: color transparency.

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