Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

Portrait of Julie Brown, an artist in the Photo-Art Department at the Glenn L. Martin - Nebraska Company, at work on a drawing. Brown studied at the Rhode Island School of Design and the Art Students' League in New York. During World War I, she worked in the American Red Cross' Hospital Hut Service in France. After returning to the United States, her art appeared in magazines, newspapers, shows and exhibitions. When World War II began, Brown completed engineering drawing courses at Omaha University and began work at the Martin-Nebraska Company in 1943 as a production illustrator. The Martin-Nebraska Company produced Martin B-26 and Boeing B-29 aircraft during the war. Caption written below the photograph reads "1943 - B-26".

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics
  • Airplanes, Military
  • Aircraft industry
  • Marauder (Bomber)
  • Martin airplanes
  • Women artists
  • Women employees
  • World War, 1939-1945

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560



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