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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.

Identifier

NASM.2020.0002

Processing Information

Arranged and described (2019) and encoded (2020) by Jessamyn Lloyd.

Creator

Furman, Lelia F.

Date

Circa 1943

Provenance

David Furman, Gift, 2019, NASM.2020.0002

Extent

0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)

Summary

This collection is in English.

Restrictions

No restrictions on access

Type

Collection descriptions

Archival materials

Notebooks

Arrangement note

Collection is in original order.

Scope and Contents

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.

Genre/Form

Notebooks

Rights

Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.

Topics Aeronautics
Aircraft industry
Women in aeronautics

Citation

Aircraft Technical Notebook [Furman], NASM.2020.0002, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.

Archival Repository

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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