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Women defense workers studying aircraft inspection

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Title:
Women defense workers studying aircraft inspection
Subjects:
Women
Universities and colleges
World War, 1939-1945
Original Format:
Black-and-white print (photograph)
Item identifier:
0227852
Created Date:
Description:
On the back of the photograph: "Aleatz Parker of Warsaw (welding) and Louvenia Clark of Louisburg (standing)." These women were part of a group of women awarded fellowships by Pratt and Whitney Aircraft to receive engineering training at NC State College. Pratt and Whitney committed to employ the women as engineering aides after they successfully completed the 48-week course. NC State was the only school in the South selected for the fellowships.
Genre:
Photographs
Names:
North Carolina State University -- Students more info on North Carolina State University -- Students 
North Carolina State College of Agriculture and Engineering of the University of North Carolina more info on North Carolina State College of Agriculture and Engineering of the University of North Carolina 
Location:
Raleigh (N.C)
Digital Project:
University Archives Photographs