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Slacks and Calluses

Our Summer in a Bomber Factory

by Constance Bowman Reid

  • 311 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Smithsonian .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: Second World War,
  • Biography: general,
  • Social history,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • Military,
  • Employment Of Women,
  • U.S. History - World War II (Domestic Aspects),
  • Women aircraft industry employ,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • USA,
  • Military - Aviation,
  • Military - United States,
  • Military - World War II,
  • United States - 20th Century/WWII,
  • Allen, Clara Marie,
  • Reid, Constance,
  • Women aircraft industry employees,
  • Design and construction,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Anecdotes,
  • B-24 bomber,
  • United States

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsClara Marie Allen (Illustrator), Sandra M. Gilbert (Introduction)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages182
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8634828M
    ISBN 10156098368X
    ISBN 109781560983682

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Slacks and Calluses book. Read 36 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In two spirited young teachers decided to do their part 4/5.

Slacks and Calluses is the story of two women--the image of "dignified schoolteacher-hood"--who went to work for Consolidated Vultee Aircraft, building bombers on the swing shift. Constance and Clara Marie traded their linen suits and "swooping" hats for blue cotton factory Slacks and Calluses book and sturdy shoes, filled out dozens of government forms, packed /5(30).

Slacks and Calluses: Our Summer in a Bomber Factory - Kindle edition by Bowman, Constance, Allen, Clara Marie, Sandra M. Gilbert. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Slacks and Calluses: Our Summer in a Bomber Factory/5(32).

Slacks and Calluses is an enjoyable book, a smooth read, a vibrant reminder of a time of near-unanimous citizen support for American political strategies and goals. It harkens from an era when the myth of “one America” still held sway.

It is also a tale of two women negotiating gender. Slacks and Calluses follows the story of two school teachers, Constance Bowman and Clara Marie Allen in San Diego in the summer of Constance Bowman was a journalist and a high school English teacher while Clara Marie Allen was a high school art teacher.

The book revealed a lot of information regarding the social class in the lives of. Slacks And Calluses Summary Words | 4 Pages. Slacks and Calluses follows the story of two school teachers, Constance Bowman and Clara Marie Allen in San Diego in the summer of Constance Bowman was a journalist and a high school English teacher while.

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Slacks and Calluses, July 4, By J. Perry "teach" I loved this book. It shows the point of view of two female workers in a aircraft factory during WWII. It was an interesting and often times humorous look into this time period and women's roles during this time.

Slacks and Calluses is the story of two women--the image of "dignified schoolteacher-hood"--who went to work for Consolidated Vultee Aircraft, building bombers on the swing shift. Constance and Clara Marie traded their linen suits and "swooping" hats for blue cotton factory slacks and sturdy shoes, filled out dozens of government forms, packed 4/5().

In war time San Diego, there is two types of women, those who wear skirts to work and those who wear slacks. In this book Slacks & Calluses by Sandra Gilbert, tells the true story of two young women working in the factories in war time San Diego.

They were slack wearing women working during the Summer of to help the war effort. At times charming, hilarious, and incredibly perceptive, Slacks and Calluses brings into focus an overlooked part of the war effort, one that forever changed the way the women were viewed in the Trade Paperback edition.

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Slacks and Calluses (Paperback) Our Summer in a Bomber Factory. By Constance Bowman, Clara Marie Allen (Illustrator).

Smithsonian Books,pp. Publication Date: Octo The industry recruited women workers, represented by the U.S. government. In Slacks and Calluses these women were employed at Consolidated Voltee Aircraft, located in San Diego.

This book relates to the daily duties, shifting norms and the work stages in the summer of Swing shift on a B production lives at a bomber plant. &#;&#;&#;In two spirited young teachers decided to do their part for the war effort by spending their summer vacation working the swing shift on a B production line at a San Diego bomber plant.

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In America's defense industries were so desperate for workers that 5/5(5). Slacks and Calluses is the account of two schoolteachers who work a swing shift during the summer in a San Diego bomber factory. It's written by Constance Bowman Reid and Illustrated by Clara Marie Allen, and is as straightforward and honest an account as you could : Solanah.Acceptable.

Slacks and Calluses: Our Summer in a Bomber Factory by Constance Bowman. Binding: Paperback. Weight: Lbs. Product Group: Book. Istextbook: Yes. A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text.4/5().Slacks and Calluses is a first-hand account of women factory workers in WWII.

It's the memories of two school teachers in California who used their summer vacation to help the war effort. They took jobs in a bomber factory and found the work much harder than they expected. This book is their lively account.