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Female apprentice in metal trades

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Title: Female apprentice in metal trades
Date: 1967
Keywords: women, industry, manufacturing, apprentice
Record creator: Australian News and Information Bureau
Reference: A1200, L59450

Female apprentice in metal trades


Learning content

This is a 1967 black-and-white photograph of Dawn Wild, an apprentice fitter and machinist in Sydney, using a micrometer to measure a 'bush' cut by a lathe. She is wearing a hard hat and overalls and is pictured inside the factory beside the large lathe.

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