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Production. Parachute making. Rolls of silk, destined for action as parachutes for the U.S. Air Force, shown here on the laying-out and cutting table of an Eastern manufacturing plant. The folder machine folds layer upon layer of silk for the cutting operation. Pioneer Parachute Company, Manchester, Connecticut

Production. Parachute making. Rolls of silk, destined for action as parachutes for the U.S. Air Force, shown here on the laying-out and cutting table of an Eastern manufacturing plant. The folder machine folds layer upon layer of silk for the cutting operation. Pioneer Parachute Company, Manchester, Connecticut

 
 
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Summary

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 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 31, frame 1302.

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Date

01/01/1942
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Location

connecticut
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