Item Identifier Number
MS-152: Dayton-Wright Airplane Company Photographs
The photograph shows female employees of the Dayton-Wright Airplane Company attaching fabric to the skeleton of a De Havilland DH-4 wing, circa 1918. The women use tack hammers and tacks to attach the fabric to the wood. In the background other employees of the company are visible. Wings that have been covered are stored in racks at the back of the room and another wing skeleton is visible on the side. A sign in the background reads "Cloth Assembly Bulletin."
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8x10 Glass plate negative
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ms152_125; World War, 1914-1918; Woodworking tools; Aircraft industry--Employees; Aircraft industry; Airplane factories; Cloth Assembly; Airplanes--Parts; Women aircraft industry employees; De Havilland DH-4; Male aircraft industry employees