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H.B. Cornelius, 1941
H.B. Cornelius, 1941
Photographer H.B. Cornelius offers here another prime example of American industry at work. In its early years Fortune took particular pride in revealing the labor process behind products consumers often took for granted.

This 1941 photograph shows workers piecing together trucks on the assembly line at a White Motor Co. plant in Cleveland, Ohio.

NEXT: Dmitri Kessel, 1942

Last updated June 26 2009: 1:52 PM ET
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