Jeanette "Nettie" Parker worked as a riveter for Fisher Body Plant Aircraft Division in Memphis, Tennessee from February 1943-July 1945. The Memphis Fisher Body Aircraft facility converted in December 1941 from producing hardwood bodies for automobiles to making components for bombers. At Fisher, a subsidiary of the General Motors Corporation, Parker performed flush riveting on B-25 bombers. Her collection at The National WWII Museum consists of the coveralls she wore on the job, training material, and pay records.
General Instructions for Riveting
Kimberly Guise holds a BA in German and Judaic Studies from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She also studied at the Universität Freiburg in Germany and holds a masters in Library and Information Science (MLIS) from Louisiana State University. Kim is fluent in German, reads Yiddish, and specializes in the American prisoner-of-war experience in World War II.