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  • Tags: Parsons Manufacturing Company

Aerial photograph of Traverse City with the Boardman Lake in the middle. It goes from Eighth Street to just north of Hammond Road and from Veterans Drive to the airport. Images identified include Thrilby Field, the country club, and Parsons…
Five black and white photographs of Parsons Manufacturing Company employees in the factory.
Black and white photograph of the interior of Parsons Company, showing helicopter rotor blades.
Parsons Corporation, owner John Parsons, aquired two P-38 military pursuit planes at the end of WWII. The engines from one were used for rotor test stands and the other was flown by Bob Barkey in air shows as a flying advertisment for the company.…
Unknown employees from Parsons Plant, Traverse City
- Employee 1299

The gentlman in the first photos has been identified as John William Lamb, who worked at the Parsons Factory in 1944 or 1945
WWII "Victory Garden" scenes. The first two pictures are the Hensel family,(l-r in the first picture) Dorothy, Glen, Ronald, Margo and Peggy. The next pictures are unidentified but the last one of the lady sitting on the porch is Isabelle…
Parson's Plant Employees - ID # 1095, 1078, 1094 plus Army and Navel Personnel at Plant
Interior of the Parson's bomb factory on 12th Street. It produced bombs during WWII. The building is now owned by Cone Drive.
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