Lelia F. Furman worked as a hydraulic inspector for the Eastern Aircraft Division of General Motors at their facility outside Trenton, New Jersey from 1942 to 1945. One of the aircraft she worked on was the General Motors (Eastern) TBM Avenger.
Arranged and described (2019) and encoded (2020) by Jessamyn Lloyd.
Furman, Lelia F.
David Furman, Gift, 2019, NASM.2020.0002
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
This collection is in English.
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Collection is in original order.
This collection consists of one notebook, measuring approximately 6.5 by 9 inches, of technical information gathered by Lelia F. Furman for use in the course of her work. The notebook includes handwritten and typed notes as well as drawings made by Furman. The notebook includes information on subjects such as aircraft terminology, how to do various calculations, how to read blueprints, properties of various types of metal, detailed information on various types of bolts and rivets, a list of common abbreviations, and resources for further study.
Women in aeronautics
Aircraft Technical Notebook [Furman], NASM.2020.0002, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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