Blanche Patton

Blanche Patton works as a spot welder on the Vultee Aircraft factory assembly line in Downey California in 1941. <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="EVHST00000110" title="World War II (1939-1945)" href="/topic/unrest-conflicts-war/wars-interventions/world-war-ii-%281939-1945%29-EVHST00000110.topic">World War II</a> was a time of opportunity for U.S. women and blacks, notably in defense plants whose white male workers were off fighting in Asia or Europe. The U.S. entered the war after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941.
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Blanche Patton works as a spot welder on the Vultee Aircraft factory assembly line in Downey California in 1941. World War II was a time of opportunity for U.S. women and blacks, notably in defense plants whose white male workers were off fighting in Asia or Europe. The U.S. entered the war after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941.

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