Bantam, Connecticut. While Patsy DiGiovanni puts kapok through the filler machine, which fluffs it out, Chet Wash is stuffing the back cushion of bomber pilot's seat in the upholstery shop of the Warren McArthur Corporation. Patsy came to work here in April 1941, from his native Torrington, where he had been driving a taxicab. He still lives in Torrington. Wash learned upholstery on a NYA (National Youth Administration) project in his native town of Plains, Pennsylvania. He's been in Bantam since June 1941, living in a furnished room
Hollem, Howard R., photographer
United States. Office for Emergency Management.
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