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Jersey City Quartermaster Repair Sub-Depot; Negro women play an important part in the conservation activities of the Quartermaster Corps.; Overcoats, shirts, trousers, and other items are prepared for final repair operations by ripping off torn pocket flaps, sleeves, and other portions of garments and replacing with patches or new portions; This is termed 'preparation"; Approximately 100 employees are engaged in preparing clothing similar to view shown in photograph

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Jersey City Quartermaster Repair Sub-Depot; Negro women play an important part in the conservation activities of the Quartermaster Corps.; Overcoats, shirts, trousers, and other items are prepared for final repair operations by ripping off torn pocket flaps, sleeves, and other portions of garments and replacing with patches or new portions; This is termed 'preparation"; Approximately 100 employees are engaged in preparing clothing similar to view shown in photograph

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Jersey City Quartermaster Repair Sub-Depot; Negro women play an important part in the conservation activities of the Quartermaster Corps.; Overcoats, shirts, trousers, and other items are prepared for final repair operations by ripping off torn pocket flaps, sleeves, and other portions of garments and replacing with patches or new portions; This is termed 'preparation"; Approximately 100 employees are engaged in preparing clothing similar to view shown in photograph
Names
United States. Office of War Information (Sponsor)
United States. Army. Signal Corps (Photographer)
Collection

Occupations

War industry

War industry workers [women]

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1939 - 1945 (Approximate)
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Topics
African American women
African Americans -- Employment
Jersey City (N.J.)
Discrimination in employment -- United States
United States. Army. Quartermaster Corps
Clothing and dress -- Repairing
African Americans -- New Jersey
World War, 1939-1945
Genres
Photographs
Photographic prints
Physical Description
Gelatin silver prints
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3d439de0-c6d1-012f-9d22-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1939: Created (Approximate)
  • 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. "Jersey City Quartermaster Repair Sub-Depot; Negro women play an important part in the conservation activities of the Quartermaster Corps.; Overcoats, shirts, trousers, and other items are prepared for final repair operations by ripping off torn pocket flaps, sleeves, and other portions of garments and replacing with patches or new portions; This is termed 'preparation"; Approximately 100 employees are engaged in preparing clothing similar to view shown in photograph" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1939 - 1945. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-8413-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Jersey City Quartermaster Repair Sub-Depot; Negro women play an important part in the conservation activities of the Quartermaster Corps.; Overcoats, shirts, trousers, and other items are prepared for final repair operations by ripping off torn pocket flaps, sleeves, and other portions of garments and replacing with patches or new portions; This is termed 'preparation"; Approximately 100 employees are engaged in preparing clothing similar to view shown in photograph" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 4, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-8413-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1939 - 1945). Jersey City Quartermaster Repair Sub-Depot; Negro women play an important part in the conservation activities of the Quartermaster Corps.; Overcoats, shirts, trousers, and other items are prepared for final repair operations by ripping off torn pocket flaps, sleeves, and other portions of garments and replacing with patches or new portions; This is termed 'preparation"; Approximately 100 employees are engaged in preparing clothing similar to view shown in photograph Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-8413-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Jersey City Quartermaster Repair Sub-Depot; Negro women play an important part in the conservation activities of the Quartermaster Corps.; Overcoats, shirts, trousers, and other items are prepared for final repair operations by ripping off torn pocket flaps, sleeves, and other portions of garments and replacing with patches or new portions; This is termed 'preparation"; Approximately 100 employees are engaged in preparing clothing similar to view shown in photograph