Labor Relations Collection
documents aspects of the Southern California Aircraft
Industry's involvement with the National War Labor Board during World War II. The collection
provides a historical summary of the West Coast Airframe Committee, as well as wage rates
and job classification standards.
Lockheed Aircraft Corporation is an aerospace development company known since 1995 as
Lockheed Martin. The history of the company dates back to 1912 with the establishment of the
Alco Hydro-Aeroplane Company in San Francisco. It was renamed the Loughead Aircraft
Manufacturing Company in 1916 and relocated to Santa Barbara. In 1926 the company moved to
Hollywood and changed its name to the Lockheed Aircraft Company, then relocated to Burbank
in 1928. The company changed names again in 1932 and became the Lockheed Aircraft
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