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- Paul Keirn with girls employed in war production plant
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World War, 1939-1945
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- Paul Keirn with girls employed in war production plant at Sanford after completing a defense course provided by College Extension Division. Keirn is chief inspector at plant (Edwards Co.) and instructor for the class. 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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