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Curtiss-Wright Engineering Cadettes

Contributor: Iowa State University Library, Special Collections Department

During World War II, the Curtiss-Wright Company experienced a shortage of engineers. In 1943, They set up programs to train women to become engineers at seven colleges and  universities across the country.  Iowa State University was one of these universities where 97 women enrolled the first year. The items in this collection include information about the program.