The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 02, Number 16

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 02, Number 16


  • 1942-08-27 (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: Three features on employee contributions to workplace efficiency and inventiveness; an article urging more employees to present suggestions for methods to save time and materials; a feature and photos of a model of a tanker on display at the Swan Island Field Office School; an article about an underground tube at the Vancouver Shipyard that transports utilities throughout the yard; an article about the expansion of vocational schools available to employees and how to enroll; photos and descriptions of the types of classes available; employee "news and views"; an article about courses available to shipyard employees at Reed College, and Portland University; a feature on upgraded Air Raid alarms and radio facilities; a note about news circulating about ships being sunk; a dictionary of common shipyard employee slang terms and their meanings; an article about the rising number of women workers at the shipyard and the jobs they hold.

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  • english

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