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Stella Pecelj Collett (ca. 1922-2010)

Subject: Collett, Stella Pecelj c. 1921-2010

       Bell & Howell Co

       Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

 

Type: Black-and-white photographs

 

Local number: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2009-1414]

 

Summary: Stella Pecelj Collett (ca. 1922-2010) was working at the Bell & Howell Company during World War II when this photograph was taken. She had been featured as a "Pin-Up Girl" in a company publication and just been offered a screen test at MGM. The accompanying press release had noted that the motion picture manufacturer was "now engaged 100% in war production...Stella works in the Purchasing Department at Bell & Howell--one of the army of women on the home front, fighting the battle of production--one of the women behind the men behind the guns

 

Cite as: Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archivess

 

Persistent URL:Link to data base record

 

Repository:Smithsonian Institution Archives

 

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Taken on October 12, 2011