Jennette Hyman Nuttall

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  • ''When I show my grandchildren, I have a wonderful feeling of pride. I say, "See that crane way, way up there? Grandma used to run a crane like that during the war."''
    Jennette Hyman Nuttall U.S. (former) crane operator. As quoted in A Mouthful of Rivets, Introduction, by Nancy Baker Wise and Christy Wise (1994). Nuttall was one of the many women who were welcomed into traditionally male trades during World War II, filling in for men who were needed in military service. Most of these women were ejected from their jobs—some willingly, others unwillingly—at the war's end.
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