Conversion. Rowing shells to life rafts. Though they look like satin cushions, these smoothly sanded instrument protectors are made from plywood. Exact purpose of the covers is a military secret. Workers in the foreground are fitting the door on a completed protector
Actual size of negative is E (approximately 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches).
Title and other information from caption card.
Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944.
More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsaowi
Film copy on SIS roll 41, frame 639.