Jun 7, 2017
Jun 7, 2017

Men don't have the patience to become coil winders. This job has lots of tension. Each day is a challenge and you have to learn to relax, otherwise you can break a wire. It took me three weeks to wind my first thirteen loops. These coils are part of a co

Men don't have the patience to become coil winders. This job has lots of tension. Each day is a challenge and you have to learn to relax, otherwise you can break a wire. It took me three weeks to wind my first thirteen loops. These coils are part of a computer recording head. Tri-Valley Area, Northern California

1975

Bill Owens

(American, b. 1938)

Vintage gelatin silver print

Image: 16.2 x 20.7 cm (6 3/8 x 8 1/8 in.); Paper: 20.1 x 25.2 cm (7 15/16 x 9 15/16 in.)

Gift of George Stephanopoulos 2016.512

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