Image ID
HB-07312-E
Headline
Workers atop scaffolding at Douglas Aircraft Company plant construction site
Date Depicted
March 9, 1943
Date Created
March 9, 1943
Creator
Hedrich-Blessing
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
photographic prints
Copyright Notice
© Chicago Historical Society, published on or before 2014, all rights reserved
Credit Line
HB-07312-E, Chicago History Museum, Hedrich-Blessing Collection
Inventory Number
1991.505
Storage Location
Hedrich-Blessing Collection
Acquisition Source
Hedrich-Blessing Collection
Max Pixels - Height
4800
Max Pixels - Width
6046
KEYWORDS
Chicago (Ill.)
built environment
architecture
buildings
people
20%
flags
O'Hare International Airport (Chicago, Ill.)
construction sites
scaffolding
workers
patriotism
cranes
Austin Company
Douglas Aircraft Company
factories & plants
1991.505
Hedrich-Blessing
Zenfolio
hb07312e
workers atop scaffolding at douglas aircraft company plant construction site

A group of construction workers fly and salute the American flag from atop scaffolding at the construction site for a new Douglas Aircraft Company plant, later the site of O'Hare International Airport, Chicago, Illinois, March 9, 1943.

A group of construction workers fly and salute the American flag from atop scaffolding at the construction site for a new Douglas Aircraft Company plant, later the site of O'Hare International Airport, Chicago, Illinois, March 9, 1943.