Item Identifier Number
MS-152: Dayton-Wright Airplane Company Photographs
The photographic print shows the Cloth Assembly Department of Plant 1 at the Dayton-Wright Airplane Company, circa 1918. Dayton-Wright employees are seen attaching cloth to the skeleton frames of aircraft wings by using tacks and tack hammers. In the background signs are visible that read "Danger No Smoking". Stacks of wings are in the background and various supplies can be seen throughout the room. The title of the negative is "Dayton-Wright Airplane - Plant - 1. Cloth Asse" and labeled 32.
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8x10 Glass plate negative
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Epson Expression 10000 XL
ms152_101; Aircraft industry--Employees; Male aircraft industry employees; Airplanes--Parts; Women aircraft industry employees; Airplane factories; Sewing; Woodworking tools; World War, 1914-1918; Aircraft industry; Cloth Assembly