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Title Truck Moves Dirt for Airport Expansion, 1941
Date 1941/04/10
Description Workers participate in the expansion of the airport in Santa Monica. In 1941, the government leased most of the airport from the city. During this time, they expanded the airport to 227 acres in order to accomodate all of the military aircraft.
Collection Bill Beebe Collection
Photographer Gaze, Emerson
Catalog Number 3.2.4454
Object Name Negative, Film
Search Terms African American
Construction worker
Dump truck
Santa Monica Airport
Year Range from 1941
Year Range to 1941