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Navy N2S primary land planes at the naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas

Navy N2S primary land planes at the naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Te...

12002-18. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Add... more

Pan American given permission to use Canton Island as air base. Washington, D.C., April 13. Following an agreement between the United States and Great Brittan for the common use of the Island of Canton and Enderbury in the South Pacific Ocean for international aviation and communication, Secretary of interior Harold Ickes today signed a license permitting Pan American Airways to use Canton Island as an air base for its commercial trans-Pacific air transport service between California and New Zealand. Secretary Ickes is show presenting the pen to Juan Trippe, President of Pan American, after the signing. 4-13-39

Pan American given permission to use Canton Island as air base. Washin...

Title from unverified caption data received with the Harris & Ewing Collection. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pn... more

Entrance to supermarket at new community of Six Points. Corpus Christi, Texas. This is near the naval air base

Entrance to supermarket at new community of Six Points. Corpus Christi...

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 availabl... more

Tourist courts built of second hand lumber. Corpus Christi, Texas. These are on North Beach and were constructed to accommodate workmen at the naval air base

Tourist courts built of second hand lumber. Corpus Christi, Texas. The...

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Traffic sign on road leading to the naval air base now under construction at Corpus Christi, Texas

Traffic sign on road leading to the naval air base now under construct...

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View of part of large trailer court Corpus Christi, Texas. This is on old court and was formerly used primarily by tourists. However, the tourist trade has dropped off materially by Corpus Christi and these places are filled with workers of the naval air base

View of part of large trailer court Corpus Christi, Texas. This is on ...

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 availabl... more

Houses in the Alameda residential section of Corpus Christi, Texas. These houses are about two years old and were built by people who came into Corpus Christi because of the oil boom, sea wall construction work, etc. This is the type of housing which is greatly needed for naval officers and their families who will be stationed at the naval air base. Corpus Christi, Texas

Houses in the Alameda residential section of Corpus Christi, Texas. Th...

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 availabl... more

Business section which has built up in the last six months in new community about seven miles from naval air base now under construction. Corpus Christi, Texas

Business section which has built up in the last six months in new comm...

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New bowling alley under construction in community springing up about seven miles from the naval air base under construction. Corpus Christi, Texas

New bowling alley under construction in community springing up about s...

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New school under construction in the North Beach section of Corpus Christi, Texas. This section has been the center of tourist housing and has now been taken over by the workmen of the naval air base

New school under construction in the North Beach section of Corpus Chr...

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New tourist courts about three miles from naval air base under construction at Corpus Christi, Texas

New tourist courts about three miles from naval air base under constru...

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Sign--Deluxe apartments for rent--about three miles from naval air base now under construction. Corpus Christi, Texas. These apartments are just being finished and are shown below

Sign--Deluxe apartments for rent--about three miles from naval air bas...

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Four truck drivers who work at the naval air base now under construction. Corpus Christi, Texas

Four truck drivers who work at the naval air base now under constructi...

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Family group of workman from Northwest Texas who is now employed in construction work at naval air base. Corpus Christi, Texas

Family group of workman from Northwest Texas who is now employed in co...

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Drive in sandwich stand which was built at the beginning of construction work at naval air base. Corpus Christi, Texas

Drive in sandwich stand which was built at the beginning of constructi...

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Line-up of trucks at truckers' camp near naval air base. Corpus Christi, Texas

Line-up of trucks at truckers' camp near naval air base. Corpus Christ...

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House in Mexican section which is now rented by a white man, workman at aval air Base. He came up from Quemado Valley to get work in Corpus Christi Texas. Trailer in backyard belongs to his brother-in-law who is also doing construction work at the naval air base

House in Mexican section which is now rented by a white man, workman a...

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 availabl... more

Unconnected sink in tourist court which is being constructed for use of workmen at the naval air base. Corpus Christi, Texas. There is a shortage of skilled labor in Corpus Christi and consequently it is difficult to get plumbing work completed when planned

Unconnected sink in tourist court which is being constructed for use o...

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 availabl... more

Three men workers at naval air base from Louisiana. These men are living in a tourist court and had to leave their families in Louisiana because they could not find suitable housing facilities. Corpus Christi, Texas

Three men workers at naval air base from Louisiana. These men are livi...

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 availabl... more

General view of camp of truck drivers and their families. Corpus Christi, Texas. These drivers work at the naval air base now under construction

General view of camp of truck drivers and their families. Corpus Chris...

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Tourist court showing the sanitary facilities building. Corpus Christi, Texas. These tourist courts are now filled with workmen from the naval air base

Tourist court showing the sanitary facilities building. Corpus Christi...

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Baby of laborer from northwest Texas who has come to Corpus Christi, Texas, to work at the naval air base

Baby of laborer from northwest Texas who has come to Corpus Christi, T...

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Workman at the naval air base. Corpus Christi, Texas. Notice his identification badge which allows him to enter base. Picture taken on Sunday

Workman at the naval air base. Corpus Christi, Texas. Notice his ident...

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Little boy sick in bed. His father has been employed in construction work at the naval air base but was hurt and is now working in a parking lot. Corpus Christi, Texas

Little boy sick in bed. His father has been employed in construction w...

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 availabl... more

Sign announcing intending construction of new grocery store in community springing up about five miles from the naval air base under construction. Corpus Christi, Texas

Sign announcing intending construction of new grocery store in communi...

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Tourist courts which are occupied by workmen at the naval air base. Corpus Christi, Texas

Tourist courts which are occupied by workmen at the naval air base. Co...

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 availabl... more

Automobile and trailer parked in trailer court. These belong to a carpenter's helper who is from the Rio Grande Valley. He owns his home in the valley, has done farm work and public work there. His family is with him in Corpus Christi where he is now working at the naval air base

Automobile and trailer parked in trailer court. These belong to a carp...

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 availabl... more

Naval air base, Corpus Christi, Texas. Perched high in the nose of a plane, this sailor mechanic is inspecting a Navy PBY at the naval air base in Corpus Christi, Texas. The ship has been reconditioned by civil service employee in the assembly and repair Department at the base. Every ship, after fulfilling its schedule of service, must be completely reconditioned. This work is done by the assembly and repair department

Naval air base, Corpus Christi, Texas. Perched high in the nose of a p...

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Caption card lists some of the printing history of image. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Informa... more

Naval air base, Corpus Christi, Texas. War-time luncheon "under the shade of ....a Navy plane. These women workers held man-size jobs in the Assembly and Repair Department at the Corpus Christi, Texas, naval air base. Slack suits and coveralls take the place of afternoon frocks for these workers

Naval air base, Corpus Christi, Texas. War-time luncheon "under the sh...

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

Naval air base, Corpus Christi, Texas. It's an intricate operation, installing a thirty-caliber machine gun in a Navy PBY plane, but not too trickey for Jesse Rhodes Waller. He's a Georgia man who's been in the Navy five and a half years. At the naval air base in Corpus Christi, Texas, he sees that flying ships are kept in tip-top shape. Waller is an avaition ordnance mate

Naval air base, Corpus Christi, Texas. It's an intricate operation, in...

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Caption card lists some of the printing history of image. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Informa... more

Naval air base, Corpus Christi, Texas. Deep in the heart of Texas, young National Youth Administration (NYA) trainees for war jobs, watch the Navy planes they are learning to service. Wearing their regulation work clothes, these civil service apprentices of the naval air base in Corpus Christi, Texas, are in the vanguard of a large army of youths being trained as maintenance and repair workers at the military air station

Naval air base, Corpus Christi, Texas. Deep in the heart of Texas, you...

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

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

Naval air base Corpus Christi, Texas. A rivet is her fighting weapon, ...

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

Naval air base, Corpus Christi, Texas. A fast friendship developed between these two civil service employees in the assembly and repairs department of the naval air base in Corpus Christi, Texas

Naval air base, Corpus Christi, Texas. A fast friendship developed bet...

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

Naval air base, Corpus Christi, Texas. Navy N2S, primary land plane, ready for afternoon flight trips at the naval air base in Corpus Christi, Texas. These ships are completely reconditioned after fulfilling their service schedules by civil service employees at the base

Naval air base, Corpus Christi, Texas. Navy N2S, primary land plane, r...

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

Naval air base, Corpus Christi, Texas. The pilots fly it, but the ground crew keeps it flying. Every ship, after so many hours in the air must be completely reconditioned. Here, in a hanger of the naval air base at Corpus Christi, Texas, women Civil Service workers of the assembly and repair department are trained to check carefully every part of the plane. Service of a Navy PBY ship

Naval air base, Corpus Christi, Texas. The pilots fly it, but the grou...

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

Naval air base, Corpus Christi, Texas. Learning to work a cutting machine, these two National Youth Administration (NYA) employees receive training to fit them for important work. After eight weeks, they will be eligible for civil service jobs at the naval air base in Corpus Christi, Texas

Naval air base, Corpus Christi, Texas. Learning to work a cutting mach...

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

Naval air base, Corpus Christi, Texas. Signing out before taking off. Before each flight, at the naval air base in Corpus Christi, Texas, cadets must sign a yellow flight sheet record. The ship shown here is an N2S primary land plane

Naval air base, Corpus Christi, Texas. Signing out before taking off. ...

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

Naval air base, Corpus Christi, Texas. There's a war to be won, and Miss Mildred Hanna is helping to win it. After Pearl Harbor, Miss Hanna left school teaching and went to the ssembly and repair department of the naval air base at Corpus Christi, Texas. Here she is working on the firewall of a PBY plane. She is a civil service worker at the base

Naval air base, Corpus Christi, Texas. There's a war to be won, and Mi...

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

Naval air base, Corpus Christi, Texas. Civil service employees leave the Assembly and Repair Shop at the naval air base in Corpus, Christi, Texas

Naval air base, Corpus Christi, Texas. Civil service employees leave t...

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

Naval air base, Corpus Christi, Texas. It's an intricate operation installing a thirty-caliber machine gun in a Navy PBY plane, but not too tricky for Jesse Rhodes Waller. He's a Georgia man who's been in the Navy five and half years. At the naval air base in Corpus Christi, Texas, he sees that flying ships are kept in tip-top shape. Waller is an Aviation Ordnance Mate

Naval air base, Corpus Christi, Texas. It's an intricate operation ins...

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

Naval air base, Corpus Christi, Texas. Flight's over--an N3N training plane is safe on the dollie and pilot and instructor go back to the hangar. After fulfilling their service schedules, planes at the Corpus Christi, Texas, naval air base are completely reconditioned by civil service mechanics attached to the base

Naval air base, Corpus Christi, Texas. Flight's over--an N3N training ...

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

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

Naval air base, Corpus Christi, Texas. Highly technical training is gi...

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

Naval air base, Corpus Christi, Texas. Women are contributing their skills to the nation's needs by keeping our country's planes in top-notch fighting condition. Wife of a disabled World War II veteran, Mrs. Cora Ann Bowen (left) worked as a cowler at the naval air base in Corpus Christi, Texas. Mrs. Eloise J. Ellis is a senior supervisor in the assembly and repairs department

Naval air base, Corpus Christi, Texas. Women are contributing their sk...

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

Naval air base, Corpus Christi, Texas. Signing out before taking off. Before each flight, at the naval air base in Corpus Christi, Texas, the yellow flight sheet records are kept at the base. Servicing of the planes is done by sailor mechanics attached to the base

Naval air base, Corpus Christi, Texas. Signing out before taking off. ...

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Naval air base, Corpus Christi, Texas. The target: the Axis! Jesse Rhodes Waller, Aviation Ordnance Mate, third class, tries out a thirty-caliber machine gun he has just installed in a Navy plane. Waller is stationed at the naval air base in Corpus Christi, Texas

Naval air base, Corpus Christi, Texas. The target: the Axis! Jesse Rho...

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Naval air base, Corpus Christi, Texas. A Navy wife works to keep HIM flying. She has been trained to recondition spark plugs in the assembly and repair department of the Corpus Christi, Texas, naval air base. Her job is under civil service

Naval air base, Corpus Christi, Texas. A Navy wife works to keep HIM f...

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Naval air base, Corpus Christi, Texas. Summer flight uniforms for Naval cadets are light and give the flyer maximum freedom to operate. Cadet shown here is stationed at the naval air base in Corpus Christi, Texas

Naval air base, Corpus Christi, Texas. Summer flight uniforms for Nava...

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Naval air base. Corpus Christi, Texas. "Women in white" doctor Navy airplane motors at the Corpus Christi, Texas, naval air base. Mildred Webb, a National Youth Administration (NYA) trainee at the base is learning to operate a cutting machine in the Assembly and Repair Department. After about eight weeks as an apprentice she will be eligible for a civil service job in the capacity for which she has been trained

Naval air base. Corpus Christi, Texas. "Women in white" doctor Navy ai...

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

Naval air base, Corpus Christi, Texas. Mounting a navy flying ship at the naval air base in Corpus Christi, Texas, a former department store girl, is one of many women who are taking over jobs to release men for military service. She is a civil service crowler in the assembly and repair department at the base

Naval air base, Corpus Christi, Texas. Mounting a navy flying ship at ...

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