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"Capturing the Vibrant Transparencies of GMGPC: A Glimpse into History" Step back in time and immerse yourself in the vivid world of transparencies color GMGPC

Background imageTransparencies Color Gmgpc Collection: Welder making boilers for a ship, Combustion Engineering Co. Chattanooga, Tenn. 1942

Welder making boilers for a ship, Combustion Engineering Co. Chattanooga, Tenn. 1942. Creator: Alfred T Palmer
Welder making boilers for a ship, Combustion Engineering Co. Chattanooga, Tenn

Background imageTransparencies Color Gmgpc Collection: P-51 ('Mustang') fighter planes being prep... North American Aviation, Inc, Inglewood, Calif. 1942

P-51 ("Mustang") fighter planes being prep... North American Aviation, Inc, Inglewood, Calif. 1942
P-51 (" Mustang" ) fighter planes being prepared for test flight at the field of the North American Aviation, Inc. plant in Inglewood, Calif

Background imageTransparencies Color Gmgpc Collection: The Governors Palace, Williamsburg, Va. 1943. Creator: Howard Hollem

The Governors Palace, Williamsburg, Va. 1943. Creator: Howard Hollem
The Governors Palace, Williamsburg, Va. The capitol of the Virginia colony during the 18th century which was reconstructed and restored to its original state by John D. Rockefeller, Jr

Background imageTransparencies Color Gmgpc Collection: Owens-Corning Fiberglas Corp. Akron, Ohio, 1942. Creator: Alfred T Palmer

Owens-Corning Fiberglas Corp. Akron, Ohio, 1942. Creator: Alfred T Palmer
Owens-Corning Fiberglas Corp. Akron, Ohio

Background imageTransparencies Color Gmgpc Collection: Owens-Corning Fiberglas Corporation, Toledo, Ohio, 1942. Creator: Alfred T Palmer

Owens-Corning Fiberglas Corporation, Toledo, Ohio, 1942. Creator: Alfred T Palmer
Owens-Corning Fiberglas Corporation, Toledo, Ohio. Side view of a glass furnace melting the carefully compounded batch required for the production of Fiberglas thermal insulation being installed in

Background imageTransparencies Color Gmgpc Collection: Owens-Corning Fiberglas Corp. Toledo, Ohio, 1942. Creator: Alfred T Palmer

Owens-Corning Fiberglas Corp. Toledo, Ohio, 1942. Creator: Alfred T Palmer
Owens-Corning Fiberglas Corp. Toledo, Ohio. Intense heat is needed to melt the inorganic ingredients of the batch from which Fiberglas insulation wool is manufactured

Background imageTransparencies Color Gmgpc Collection: F. W. Hunter, Army test pilot, Douglas Aircraft Company plant at Long Beach, Calif. 1942

F. W. Hunter, Army test pilot, Douglas Aircraft Company plant at Long Beach, Calif. 1942. Creator: Alfred T Palmer
F.W. Hunter, Army test pilot, Douglas Aircraft Company plant at Long Beach, Calif

Background imageTransparencies Color Gmgpc Collection: Open-pit workings of the Utah Copper Company, Bingham Canyon, Utah, 1942. Creator: Andreas Feininger

Open-pit workings of the Utah Copper Company, Bingham Canyon, Utah, 1942. Creator: Andreas Feininger
Open-pit workings of the Utah Copper Company, Bingham Canyon, Utah. This is the Carr Fork side from which the company obtains huge amounts of ore

Background imageTransparencies Color Gmgpc Collection: Carr Fork Canyon as seen from 'G' bridge, Bingham Copper Mine, Utah, 1942

Carr Fork Canyon as seen from "G" bridge, Bingham Copper Mine, Utah, 1942. Creator: Andreas Feininger
Carr Fork Canyon as seen from "G" bridge, Bingham Copper Mine, Utah

Background imageTransparencies Color Gmgpc Collection: Marine Corps Major in dress white uniform, World War II, between 1941 and 1945

Marine Corps Major in dress white uniform, World War II, between 1941 and 1945. Creator: Howard Hollem
Marine Corps Major in dress white uniform, World War II

Background imageTransparencies Color Gmgpc Collection: Installing one of the 4 motors on the transport plane at Willow Run, between 1941 and 1945

Installing one of the 4 motors on the transport plane at Willow Run, between 1941 and 1945. Creator: Howard Hollem
Installing one of the 4 motors on the transport plane at Willow Run. Photo shows the Willow Run manufacturing plant, run by the Ford Motor Company near Ypsilanti, Michigan

Background imageTransparencies Color Gmgpc Collection: Steel and concrete go into place rapidly as a new steel... Columbia Steel Co. Geneva, Utah, 1942

Steel and concrete go into place rapidly as a new steel... Columbia Steel Co. Geneva, Utah, 1942
Steel and concrete go into place rapidly as a new steel mill takes form, Columbia Steel Co. Geneva, Utah. The new plant will make important additions to the vast amount of steel needed for the war

Background imageTransparencies Color Gmgpc Collection: Marine Corps Major in summer uniform, World War II, between 1941 and 1945. Creator: Howard Hollem

Marine Corps Major in summer uniform, World War II, between 1941 and 1945. Creator: Howard Hollem
Marine Corps Major in summer uniform, World War II

Background imageTransparencies Color Gmgpc Collection: Girl inspector confers with a worker as she... Douglas Aircraft Company, Long Beach, Calif. 1942

Girl inspector confers with a worker as she... Douglas Aircraft Company, Long Beach, Calif. 1942
Girl inspector confers with a worker as she makes a careful check of center wings for C-47 transport planes, Douglas Aircraft Company, Long Beach, Calif

Background imageTransparencies Color Gmgpc Collection: Partly finished open hearth furnaces and stacks for a... Columbia Steel Co. Geneva, Utah, 1942

Partly finished open hearth furnaces and stacks for a... Columbia Steel Co. Geneva, Utah, 1942
Partly finished open hearth furnaces and stacks for a steel mill under construction which will soon be producing vitally needed steel, Columbia Steel Co. Geneva, Utah

Background imageTransparencies Color Gmgpc Collection: Marine Corps Major in winter uniform, World War II, between 1941 and 1945. Creator: Howard Hollem

Marine Corps Major in winter uniform, World War II, between 1941 and 1945. Creator: Howard Hollem
Marine Corps Major in winter uniform, World War II

Background imageTransparencies Color Gmgpc Collection: Girl inspectors at the Long Beach, Calif. plant of Douglas Aircraft Company make a careful

Girl inspectors at the Long Beach, Calif. plant of Douglas Aircraft Company make a careful check of center wings for C-47 transport planes

Background imageTransparencies Color Gmgpc Collection: Worker at carbon black plant, Sunray, Texas, 1942. Creator: John Vachon

Worker at carbon black plant, Sunray, Texas, 1942. Creator: John Vachon
Worker at carbon black plant, Sunray, Texas

Background imageTransparencies Color Gmgpc Collection: Marine Corps Captain in dress blue uniform, World War II, between 1941 and 1945

Marine Corps Captain in dress blue uniform, World War II, between 1941 and 1945. Creator: Howard Hollem
Marine Corps Captain in dress blue uniform, World War II

Background imageTransparencies Color Gmgpc Collection: With careful Douglas training, women do... Douglas Aircraft Company, Long Beach, Calif. 1942

With careful Douglas training, women do... Douglas Aircraft Company, Long Beach, Calif. 1942. Creator: Alfred T Palmer
With careful Douglas training, women do accurate electrical assembly and installation work, Douglas Aircraft Company, Long Beach, Calif

Background imageTransparencies Color Gmgpc Collection: De-waxing plant at Mid-Continent refinery, Tulsa, Okla. (1943?). Creator: John Vachon

De-waxing plant at Mid-Continent refinery, Tulsa, Okla. (1943?). Creator: John Vachon
De-waxing plant at Mid-Continent refinery, Tulsa, Okla

Background imageTransparencies Color Gmgpc Collection: Women are trained as engine mechanics in thorough Douglas training... Long Beach, Calif. 1942

Women are trained as engine mechanics in thorough Douglas training... Long Beach, Calif. 1942. Creator: Alfred T Palmer
Women are trained as engine mechanics in thorough Douglas training methods, Douglas Aircraft Company, Long Beach, Calif

Background imageTransparencies Color Gmgpc Collection: Employees at Mid-Continent Refinery, Tulsa, Okla. (1943?). Creator: John Vachon

Employees at Mid-Continent Refinery, Tulsa, Okla. (1943?). Creator: John Vachon
Employees at Mid-Continent Refinery, Tulsa, Oklahoma

Background imageTransparencies Color Gmgpc Collection: Medal of Honor, between 1941 and 1945. Creator: Unknown

Medal of Honor, between 1941 and 1945. Creator: Unknown
Medal of Honor

Background imageTransparencies Color Gmgpc Collection: American mothers and sisters, like these women at the Douglas Aircraft... Long Beach, Calif

American mothers and sisters, like these women at the Douglas Aircraft... Long Beach, Calif
American mothers and sisters, like these women at the Douglas Aircraft Company, give important help in producing dependable planes for their men at the front, Long Beach, Calif

Background imageTransparencies Color Gmgpc Collection: Geologist examining cuttings from wildcat well, Amarillo, Texas, (1943?). Creator: John Vachon

Geologist examining cuttings from wildcat well, Amarillo, Texas, (1943?). Creator: John Vachon
Geologist examining cuttings from wildcat well, Amarillo, Texas

Background imageTransparencies Color Gmgpc Collection: Man shovelling ears of dried corn from wagon through feed store window, 1942 or 1943

Man shovelling ears of dried corn from wagon through feed store window, 1942 or 1943. Creator: John Vachon
Man shovelling ears of dried corn from wagon through feed store window

Background imageTransparencies Color Gmgpc Collection: Birmingham (near Detroit), Michigan, 1942. Creator: Arthurs Siegel

Birmingham (near Detroit), Michigan, 1942. Creator: Arthurs Siegel
Birmingham (near Detroit), Michigan. Kitchen utensils hanging below a spice rack with mint, caraway, thyme, and sage jars

Background imageTransparencies Color Gmgpc Collection: Workers leaving Pennsylvania shipyards, Beaumont, Texas, 1943. Creator: John Vachon

Workers leaving Pennsylvania shipyards, Beaumont, Texas, 1943. Creator: John Vachon
Workers leaving Pennsylvania shipyards, Beaumont, Texas

Background imageTransparencies Color Gmgpc Collection: U. S. Army Medal of Honor with neck band, between 1941 and 1945. Creator: Unknown

U. S. Army Medal of Honor with neck band, between 1941 and 1945. Creator: Unknown
U.S. Army Medal of Honor with neck band. Photo shows the U.S. Army Medal of Honor, also called the Congressional Medal of Honor

Background imageTransparencies Color Gmgpc Collection: The careful hands of women are trained in... Douglas Aircraft Company, Long Beach, Calif. 1942

The careful hands of women are trained in... Douglas Aircraft Company, Long Beach, Calif. 1942
The careful hands of women are trained in precise aircraft engine installation duties at Douglas Aircraft Company, Long Beach, Calif

Background imageTransparencies Color Gmgpc Collection: House, Houston, Texas, 1943. Creator: John Vachon

House, Houston, Texas, 1943. Creator: John Vachon
House, Houston, Texas. [Fruit stall. Signs advertising Pepsi-Cola and Valley Fruit Golden Age Beverages]

Background imageTransparencies Color Gmgpc Collection: C & NW RR [Chicago and North Western railroad], tank cars... Proviso yard, Chicago, Illinois, 1943

C & NW RR [Chicago and North Western railroad], tank cars... Proviso yard, Chicago, Illinois, 1943
C & NW RR [i.e. Chicago and North Western railroad], tank cars going over the hump at Proviso yard, Chicago, Ill

Background imageTransparencies Color Gmgpc Collection: Display of home-canned food, between 1941 and 1945. Creator: Unknown

Display of home-canned food, between 1941 and 1945. Creator: Unknown
Display of home-canned food. Photo shows jars of yellow squash, peas, beets, and other vegetables

Background imageTransparencies Color Gmgpc Collection: Melted sulphur from the wells pouring into relay... Freeport Sulphur Co, Hoskins Mound, Texas

Melted sulphur from the wells pouring into relay... Freeport Sulphur Co, Hoskins Mound, Texas
Melted sulphur from the wells pouring into relay station, Freeport Sulphur Co. Hoskins Mound, Texas

Background imageTransparencies Color Gmgpc Collection: Nearly exhausted sulphur vat from which railroad... Freeport Sulphur Co, Hoskins Mound, Texas

Nearly exhausted sulphur vat from which railroad... Freeport Sulphur Co, Hoskins Mound, Texas
Nearly exhausted sulphur vat from which railroad cars are loaded, Freeport Sulphur Co. Hoskins Mound, Texas

Background imageTransparencies Color Gmgpc Collection: Crane operator at TVAs Douglas Dam, Tennessee, 1942. Creator: Alfred T Palmer

Crane operator at TVAs Douglas Dam, Tennessee, 1942. Creator: Alfred T Palmer
Crane operator at TVAs Douglas Dam, Tennessee

Background imageTransparencies Color Gmgpc Collection: Freeport Sulphur Co. 60 foot high vat of sulphur, Hoskins Mound, Texas, 1943. Creator: John Vachon

Freeport Sulphur Co. 60 foot high vat of sulphur, Hoskins Mound, Texas, 1943. Creator: John Vachon
Freeport Sulphur Co. 60 foot high vat of sulphur, Hoskins Mound, Texas

Background imageTransparencies Color Gmgpc Collection: Railroad cars loaded with sulphur, Freeport Sulphur Co. Hoskins Mound, Texas, 1943

Railroad cars loaded with sulphur, Freeport Sulphur Co. Hoskins Mound, Texas, 1943. Creator: John Vachon
Railroad cars loaded with sulphur, Freeport Sulphur Co. Hoskins Mound, Texas

Background imageTransparencies Color Gmgpc Collection: Lunchtime brings a few minutes of rest... Douglas Aircraft Companys plant, Long Beach, Calif

Lunchtime brings a few minutes of rest... Douglas Aircraft Companys plant, Long Beach, Calif
Lunchtime brings a few minutes of rest for these women workers of the assembly line at Douglas Aircraft Companys plant, Long Beach, Calif

Background imageTransparencies Color Gmgpc Collection: Portrait of a farm boy, between 1941 and 1945. Creator: Unknown

Portrait of a farm boy, between 1941 and 1945. Creator: Unknown
Portrait of a farm boy

Background imageTransparencies Color Gmgpc Collection: War Department Building at 21st and Virginia Avenue, N. W. Washington, D. C. ca. 1943

War Department Building at 21st and Virginia Avenue, N. W. Washington, D. C. ca. 1943. Creator: Unknown
War Department Building at 21st and Virginia Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. [Harrys Truman Building, completed in 1941]

Background imageTransparencies Color Gmgpc Collection: North Americans P-51 Mustang Fighter... North American Aviation, Inc. Inglewood, Calif. 1942

North Americans P-51 Mustang Fighter... North American Aviation, Inc. Inglewood, Calif. 1942. Creator: Mark Sherwood
North Americans P-51 Mustang Fighter is in service with Britains Royal Air Force, N[orth] A[merican] Aviation, Inc. Inglewood, Calif

Background imageTransparencies Color Gmgpc Collection: Loading sulphur from vat, Freeport Sulphur Co. Hoskins Mound, Texas, 1943. Creator: John Vachon

Loading sulphur from vat, Freeport Sulphur Co. Hoskins Mound, Texas, 1943. Creator: John Vachon
Loading sulphur from vat, Freeport Sulphur Co. Hoskins Mound, Texas

Background imageTransparencies Color Gmgpc Collection: Electric phosphate smelting furnace used in the making of elem... Muscle Shoals area, Alabama, 1942

Electric phosphate smelting furnace used in the making of elem... Muscle Shoals area, Alabama, 1942
Electric phosphate smelting furnace used in the making of elemental phosphorus in a TVA chemical plant in the Muscle Shoals area, Alabama

Background imageTransparencies Color Gmgpc Collection: Sulphur vat 60 feet high, Freeport Sulphur Co. Hoskins Mound, Texas, 1943. Creator: John Vachon

Sulphur vat 60 feet high, Freeport Sulphur Co. Hoskins Mound, Texas, 1943. Creator: John Vachon
Sulphur vat 60 feet high, Freeport Sulphur Co. Hoskins Mound, Texas

Background imageTransparencies Color Gmgpc Collection: Garden of Pan American Union Building, Washington, D. C. 1943. Creator: John Collier

Garden of Pan American Union Building, Washington, D. C. 1943. Creator: John Collier
Garden of Pan American Union Building, Washington, D.C. [Headquarters of the Organization of American States, building designed by Paul P. Cret and Albert Kelsey]

Background imageTransparencies Color Gmgpc Collection: 60 foot high sulphur vat, Freeport Sulphur Co. Hoskins Mound, Texas, 1943. Creator: John Vachon

60 foot high sulphur vat, Freeport Sulphur Co. Hoskins Mound, Texas, 1943. Creator: John Vachon
60 foot high sulphur vat, Freeport Sulphur Co. Hoskins Mound, Texas



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"Capturing the Vibrant Transparencies of GMGPC: A Glimpse into History" Step back in time and immerse yourself in the vivid world of transparencies color GMGPC. These captivating images, taken between 1941 and 1945, offer a fascinating glimpse into various aspects of American life during World War II. In one frame, we witness the meticulous preparation of P-51 "Mustang" fighter planes at North American Aviation, Inc. In Inglewood, California. The dedication and skill required to ensure these aircraft were ready for battle is palpable. Moving on to Williamsburg, Virginia, Howard Hollem's lens transports us to the majestic Governors Palace. Its grandeur stands as a testament to America's rich history and enduring legacy. Alfred T Palmer's photographs take us inside Owens-Corning Fiberglas Corp. , both in Akron and Toledo, Ohio. We are granted access to their manufacturing processes - witnessing firsthand how this innovative material was crafted during wartime. The Douglas Aircraft Company plant at Long Beach becomes our next destination through Alfred T Palmer's lens once again. Here we meet F. W. Hunter, an Army test pilot who fearlessly takes flight amidst the bustling production line. Andreas Feininger captures the awe-inspiring open-pit workings of Utah Copper Company in Bingham Canyon - a testament to human ingenuity pushing boundaries even during times of conflict. Carr Fork Canyon reveals its breathtaking beauty from "G" bridge within Bingham Copper Mine - Andreas Feininger showcases nature's resilience amidst industrial progress. Howard Hollem introduces us to Marine Corps Majors dressed impeccably in both summer whites and dress uniforms; their unwavering commitment shines through their eyes as they serve their country with honor during World War II. Lastly, Howard Hollem brings us closer to home with Willow Run's transport plane installation process between 1941 and 1945.