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MS-152: Dayton-Wright Airplane Company Photographs


The photograph shows Dayton-Wright Airplane Company employees working on airplane parts at the Experimental Station, circa 1918. The employees work on various parts and the tail of a De Havilland DH-4 is visible in the foreground. Various tools and supplies are seen throughout the room. A No Smoking sign hangs in the back of the room near a sign that reads, "Notice - All Employees are warned against using any defective material, or in any way concealing faulty workmanship. The life of the airplane operator depends on you and the wrecking of an airplane due to defective material or workmanship may mean the death of a company of your brothers in arms. The Dayton Wright Airplane Co." The title of the negative is, "The Dayton Wright Airplane Co. Dayton, Ohio. Experimental Station."

Publisher Repository

Special Collections and Archives; Wright State University Libraries

Digital Publisher

Digital Services Department; Wright State University Libraries

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8x10 Nitrate Negative


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Date Digital


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Epson Expression 10000 XL


ms152_205; Male aircraft industry employees; Airplane factories; Aircraft industry--Employees; De Havilland DH-4; Airplanes--Parts; Woodworking tools; South Field Dayton-Wright Airplane Company; Experimental Station Dayton-Wright Airplane Company; Tail section; World War, 1914-1918; Aircraft industry