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Plato's office staff for Wake and Midway Halls; Samuel Plato, contractor, and part of his office staff at their field headquarters for the construction of Wake and Midway Halls, now being completed for 1,000 Negro women war workers in Washington, D.C.; Left to right [clockwise]: Zelda S. Wilson, Mildred Dunn, Wilhelmena Barnett, Mrs. Elnora Plato (wife of the contractor and his chief accountant), Mr. Plato and Frances Purdy, March 1943.

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Plato's office staff for Wake and Midway Halls; Samuel Plato, contractor, and part of his office staff at their field headquarters for the construction of Wake and Midway Halls, now being completed for 1,000 Negro women war workers in Washington, D.C.; Left to right [clockwise]: Zelda S. Wilson, Mildred Dunn, Wilhelmena Barnett, Mrs. Elnora Plato (wife of the contractor and his chief accountant), Mr. Plato and Frances Purdy, March 1943.

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Plato's office staff for Wake and Midway Halls; Samuel Plato, contractor, and part of his office staff at their field headquarters for the construction of Wake and Midway Halls, now being completed for 1,000 Negro women war workers in Washington, D.C.; Left to right [clockwise]: Zelda S. Wilson, Mildred Dunn, Wilhelmena Barnett, Mrs. Elnora Plato (wife of the contractor and his chief accountant), Mr. Plato and Frances Purdy, March 1943.
Names
United States. Office of War Information (Sponsor)
Smith, Roger (Photographer)
Collection

Occupations

War industry

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1943
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Topics
African American women
Offices
African American businesspeople
Contractors
World War, 1939-1945 -- African Americans
African American accountants
Women clerks
Genres
Photographs
Photographic prints
Notes
Content: Occupations WW II - Industry - Women Factory Workers - Pairs / Groups 34896
Physical Description
Gelatin silver prints
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3e37fe40-c6d1-012f-65fc-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

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

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Plato's office staff for Wake and Midway Halls; Samuel Plato, contractor, and part of his office staff at their field headquarters for the construction of Wake and Midway Halls, now being completed for 1,000 Negro women war workers in Washington, D.C.; Left to right [clockwise]: Zelda S. Wilson, Mildred Dunn, Wilhelmena Barnett, Mrs. Elnora Plato (wife of the contractor and his chief accountant), Mr. Plato and Frances Purdy, March 1943." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1943. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-842e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Plato's office staff for Wake and Midway Halls; Samuel Plato, contractor, and part of his office staff at their field headquarters for the construction of Wake and Midway Halls, now being completed for 1,000 Negro women war workers in Washington, D.C.; Left to right [clockwise]: Zelda S. Wilson, Mildred Dunn, Wilhelmena Barnett, Mrs. Elnora Plato (wife of the contractor and his chief accountant), Mr. Plato and Frances Purdy, March 1943." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 2, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-842e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1943). Plato's office staff for Wake and Midway Halls; Samuel Plato, contractor, and part of his office staff at their field headquarters for the construction of Wake and Midway Halls, now being completed for 1,000 Negro women war workers in Washington, D.C.; Left to right [clockwise]: Zelda S. Wilson, Mildred Dunn, Wilhelmena Barnett, Mrs. Elnora Plato (wife of the contractor and his chief accountant), Mr. Plato and Frances Purdy, March 1943. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-842e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Plato's office staff for Wake and Midway Halls; Samuel Plato, contractor, and part of his office staff at their field headquarters for the construction of Wake and Midway Halls, now being completed for 1,000 Negro women war workers in Washington, D.C.; Left to right [clockwise]: Zelda S. Wilson, Mildred Dunn, Wilhelmena Barnett, Mrs. Elnora Plato (wife of the contractor and his chief accountant), Mr. Plato and Frances Purdy, March 1943.