The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 01, Number 03

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 01, Number 03


  • 1941-08-15 (Creation)


magazines (periodicals), 8.5 in. x 11 in. 16 pages

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Employee newspaper for Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation covering shipyard productivity and current projects, safety and injury reports, war bond drives, employee sports leagues, award recipients, and human-interest stories. Topical coverage in this issue includes: Segment titled "All Hands On Deck!" detailing the naming of the Bo's'n's' Whistle and soliciting for content suggestions; safety notices; employment announcements; housing advertisements; an article about the work of shipbuilding including drafting, rigging and molding; an article about Benson Polytechnic Defense Training School advertising tradecraft courses; notices from management; Articles on the installation of IBM accounting machines and associated punch card technology; Article about Esther Hawley Holmes a stenographer and aspiring engineer; safety advertisements and motivational poetry.

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  • english

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