Paul Keirn with girls employed in war production plant

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Title:
Paul Keirn with girls employed in war production plant
Topics:
Student Life
Subjects:
Students
Universities and colleges
Women
World War, 1939-1945
Original Format:
Black-and-white print (photograph)
Item identifier:
0227856
Created Date:
Description:
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.
Names:
North Carolina State University. College of Engineering more info on North Carolina State University. College of Engineering 
North Carolina State University -- Students more info on North Carolina State University -- Students 
North Carolina State College more info on North Carolina State College 
Location:
Raleigh (N.C.)
Digital Project:
University Archives Photographs