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A rivet is her fighting weapon. Oyida Peaks, daughter of a Navy lieutenant, one of many women taking NYA training to become mechanics at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas. After eight weeks apprenticeship she will be qualified as a civil service worker in the Assembly and Repair Department
Naval air base Corpus Christi, Texas. Two sisters who left the farm to keep our airmen flying. National Youth Administration trainees (NYA) at the Corpus Christi, Texas naval air base, Evelyn and Lillian Buxkeurple are shown working on a practice bomb shell. After about eight weeks of apprenticeship they will be eligible for civil service work in the assembly and repair department at the base
Naval air base. Corpus Christi, Texas. Learning to "keep 'em flying," trainees at the Corpus Christi, Texas naval air base, Inga Johnsen and Edwin McLelland, National Youth Administration (NYA), prepare for civil service jobs at the base. They are shown here during their eight weeks apprenticeship as riveters
Nurse training. Taking care of an oxygen-tent patient is one of the many duties which students like young Susan Petty must perform during their apprenticeship
Naval air base, Corpus Christi, Texas. Highly technical training is given to an National Youth Administration (NYA) trainee (left) which will make him valuable to the Army or Navy mechanized units should he be called to service. He is helper to a Civil Service sheet metal worker (right) in the assembly and repair department at the naval air base in Corpus Christi, Texas. Trainees are qualified for civil service jobs in the assembly and repair department at the base after about a month of apprenticeship
Women aircraft workers. Perched high on a ladder behind the ticket counter at the Washington National Airport, twenty-two-year-old Kay Dowd makes entries on the flight information board. Graduate of an Eastern college, Kay served her airport apprenticeship at New York's La Guardia Airfield. As Supervisor of Reservations at the Washington airport, she's one of the nation's many women who are taking over strategic jobs formerly held by men
Naval air base Corpus Christi, Texas. Training for Victory. These National Youth Administration (NYA) trainees at the naval air base in Corpus Christi, Texas, are preparing for jobs as airplane mechanics. After eight weeks' apprenticeship they will be employed by civil service to recondition Navy planes at the base
Naval air base Corpus Christi, Texas. A rivet is her fighting weapon, Oyida Beaks, daughter of a Navy lieutenant, one of many women taking National Youth Administration (NYA) training to become mechanics at the naval air base in Corpus Christi, Texas. After eight weeks' apprenticeship she will be qualified as a civil service worker in the assembly and repair Department at the base