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PHOTOS BY MARGARET # BOURKE - WHITE • ^J^HAT Credit accrues to fine craftsmen? Does It occur to you to marvel at the precision or your watch, or to he grateful for the reassuring perfection of your car . . . Here are men as sembling an air plane engine. Ton know that they are build ing into that en gine more than valves and tap pets, timing gears and cotter pins. They are building Into it their own skill and infinite pa tience and loyal ty — a devotion to an ideal, an expression of their pride. It Is a pride that must be able to say to itself, when the whistle blows: ‘‘Good work!” (All Photos by Margaret Bourke-White; Copyright, 1935, by NEA Service, Inc.) / gTOLT F&U*t in irenr visor, overalls sad un dershirt. A wisp of mustache and stubble of beard for virility; a cocky clgaret for insouciance. A friendly cay, you’ll tieia ; proud, and smart ah they come. .. . Those cool, shrewd eyes with the laugh - lines around them — you wonder about their thoughtful ex prcsslon. Is he looking back on vanished b o o m days? Or nearer by, at strikes and doles and No Hclp-W anted signs? Chances are he is looking ahead, confident that be can cope with what will come. . . , Who Is this man? No matter; there are millions of him. poWEK into shafts, spin ning in their babbit bearings. Shafts into gears, grinding in their grease. small wheels into giant wheels, transmu tation of speed into grim and in exorable force. . . In a corner of this picture is n man, alert to the demands of the machine, dwarfed by it in size, per haps dwarfed by it in significance. The man knows a I 1 about the spectre called technological un employment. He counts himself lucky that he still has s job pulling levers and switches, and serving the ma chine that can do the work of a thousand men. g C 1 E N TISTfs evolve prin ciples, engineers make plans. Men such -as this one bring principles r.nd plans to fru ition. There arc sinews In his arms and brains in his head, and lie is using them both on a Job in the research de partment of a big concern. Maybe he wonders sow aqd then what the result of his exploratory task will be — a new produ^* to create more business and more jobs, or a simplified step in manufac ture that wlU take more men out of industry. ... but the man is a craftsman, .not a sociologist. Mix, dip, test — mix, dtp, test — be drives along at his Job.