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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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Names
United States. Office of War Information (Sponsor)
United States. Army. Signal Corps (Photographer)
Collection

Occupations.

War industry.

War industry workers [women].

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
Photographic prints
Notes
Content: Organized into five series : I. General ; II. War industry ; III. Business ; IV. Legal ; V. Medical ; VI. Nineteenth century.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: 3d439de0-c6d1-012f-9d22-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 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. "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. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-8413-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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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 September 3, 2015. 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. 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.