Women In Steel
1. Ann Zarik has been employed in Carnegie-Illinois Steel Works at Gary, Ind. for five months. She is a flame burner, and her job is to cut out pieces of armour plate for ballistic tests. Her father is a millwright at the Gary Works, and her sweetheart is in the Air Corps stationed in North Africa.
2. Bernice Daunora, 31, is a member of the “top gang” and must wear a “one-hour, lightweight breathing apparatus” as protection against gas escaping from blast furnaces. Mrs. Daunora, who is of Scottish descent, is married, has one son. Her brother is in the armed forces. She has been working at Carnegie-Illinois since last February.
3. Transfer car operator Mae Harris, 23, signals crane man above to return the empty, hot metal ladle to the transfer car (left).
4. Women wearing gas masks clean blast furnace top at Gary, Ind. steel mill.
5. Girl metallurgical observer uses optical pyrometer in determining temperature of steel in open hearth.
6-7. Women In Steel
Photo: Margaret Bourke-White/LIFE.
In: LIFE, 9 Aug 1943
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Eileen Perkins (later Dennis) mounting an Ampex tape on Atlas
"I’m not too emotional of a guy. People say I have a good heart, but they’re wrong. I have principles. The heart is a fickle thing. There’s no way I can love everybody. So I’m not even going to try. But I can respect everyone whether I love them or not. And that I try to do."
* Postcard from Sol LeWitt to Eva Hesse, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, postmarked June 13, 1967