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Woman aircraft worker, Vega Aircraft Corporation, Burbank, Calif. Shown checking electrical assemblies

artist:

David bransby

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During WWII, many women stepped up to complete work that was necessary for the war effort, that would have been typically performed by men, but with such a large portion of the male population away at war, was done by women. This image shows a young woman performing electrical work in an aircraft corporation. There is a playful juxtaposition between her electrical task and her floral dress and red lipstick, serving as a metaphor for the feminine presence in masculine spaces.