National Geographic : 1942 Jan
The National Geographic Magazine Like Chinese Checker Players, Women Sort Rivets in the Consolidated Aircraft Plant Preferment is given to relatives of male employees; wage-and-hour standards for both sexes are the same. Women are engaged for light mechanical duties. They wear a uniform of blue slack suits. Staff Photographer B. Anthony Stewart "Another Crack About Washwomen, and I'll Smack You with a Wet Shirt Tail!" Take warning when a leatherneck shuts his port eye like that-it can mean either frolic or fight! This is one day in a Marine's life not featured in those fancy recruiting posters about "seeing the world."