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- Women in defense training studying engineering drawing
World War, 1939-1945
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- From left: Instructor Peele Johnson, Virginia Powell of Smithfield and Caddie Walker of Burlington. 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.
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