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Title
Skilled women workers helped build SS George Washington Carver.
Additional title: [Four African American women, welders employed to work on the Liberty ship SS George Washington Carver, kneeling and holding welding equipment, Kaiser Shipyards, Richmond, California, ca. 1943.]
Names
United States. Office of War Information (Sponsor)
Joseph, E. F. (Photographer)
Collection

Occupations

War industry

War industry workers [women]

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1943 (Approximate)
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Topics
African American women
War work
Women welders
Richmond (Calif.)
Liberty ships
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Original negative #: 28676; Schomburg copy negative #: SC-CN-86-0315; Caption on back: With nearly 1,000 Negro women employed as burners, welders, scalers and in other capacities at the Kaiser Shipyards in Richmond, Calif., women war workers played an important part in the construction of the Liberty Ship, SS George Washington Carver, launched on May 7, 1943. Welders Alivia Scott, Hattie Carpenter and Flossie Burtos await an opportunity to weld their first piece of steel on the ship."
Physical Description
Gelatin silver prints
Extent: 1 photographic print: gelatin silver, 8 x 10 in.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 36a3bde0-c6d1-012f-1fc8-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1943: Created
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Skilled women workers helped build SS George Washington Carver." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1943. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-c69e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Skilled women workers helped build SS George Washington Carver." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 31, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-c69e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1943). Skilled women workers helped build SS George Washington Carver. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-c69e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Skilled women workers helped build SS George Washington Carver.