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[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.]

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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
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
Notes
Content : Organized into five series : I. General ; II. War industry ; III. Business ; IV. Legal ; V. Medical ; VI. Nineteenth century.

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
Extent: 1 photographic print: gelatin silver, 8 x 10 in.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: 36a3bde0-c6d1-012f-1fc8-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1943: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "[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.]" 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. "[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.]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 21, 2015. 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). [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.] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-c69e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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[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.]