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This clipping, published in the Kansas City Times, shows Edna Allen. Allen, a farmer's daughter from Halstead, Kansas, served as an inspector at the Cessna Aircraft Company Plant during World War II.

Creator: Kansas City Times
Date: July 22, 1942

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This article can be used to help students appreciate the work done by women during World War II as they worked in the U.S. aviation industry. More importantly, this article can be used to show students that women, who made up 60 percent of the workforce, were vital to the U.S. war effort during World War II.

KS: 11th: 2.4.: understands the role of Kansas aviation companies in World War II

Item Number: 213779
Call Number: K 629.13, vol. 3, Aviation Clippings
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213779

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