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Names
United States. Office of War Information (Sponsor)
Joseph, E. F. (Photographer)
Collection

Military.

World War II

Ship launchings [Liberty ships].

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 186-?-198-
Date Created: 1942 - 1945
Date Created: 1943
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Military
Topics
World War, 1939-1945
African American men
Singing
Richmond (Calif.)
Shipbuilding industry -- Employees
Launchings
Genres
Photographs
Gelatin silver prints
Notes
Content: Caption on back: "Thousands of Negro shipyard workers in the Kaiser yards at Richmond, Calif., participated in the launching of the SS S. Hall Young on March 31, 1943, after Miss Beulah Whittington, an employee of three days' standing, drew sponsor's ticket from a pool of 35,000 employees; Marcus Hall, shipyard worker who is a protege of Roland Hayes, was soloist at the launching ceremony in Richmond Shipyard No. 2; The liberty ship SS George Washington Carver will be launched soon at the adjacent Richmond Shipyard No. 1."
Physical Description
Extent: 1 photographic print : Gelatin silver ; 8 x 10 in.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b13049857
RLIN/OCLC : NYPG96-F156
UUID: 81a4a1c0-c645-012f-a37d-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

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

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Negro workers christen liberty ship in Kaiser yards." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 186. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f998-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Negro workers christen liberty ship in Kaiser yards." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 28, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f998-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (186). Negro workers christen liberty ship in Kaiser yards. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f998-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Negro workers christen liberty ship in Kaiser yards.