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[Lena Horne, African American actress, singer, and sponsor of the SS George Washington Carver, about to place a kiss on the cheek of Montrose Carrol, a chipper who worked on the Liberty ship, during the ship's launching, Richmond Shipyard No. 1, Richmond, California, May 7, 1943.]

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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
Richmond (Calif.)
Shipbuilding industry -- Employees
African American women singers
African American actresses
Horne, Lena
Genres
Photographs
Gelatin silver prints
Notes
Content: Caption on back: "The SS George Washington Carver, second liberty ship to be named for an outstanding Negro American, was launched at the Richmond (Cal.) Shipyard No. 1 of the Kaiser Company on May 7, 1943; Montrose Carrol, a chipper who worked on the 10,500-ton liberty ship, was the lucky man who received a kiss from Lena Horne, sponsor, in behalf of all of the Richmond shipyard workers."
Physical Description
Extent: 1 photographic print : Gelatin silver ; 10 x 8 in.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b13049857
RLIN/OCLC : NYPG96-F156
UUID: 83598710-c645-012f-fd76-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 186: 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. "[Lena Horne, African American actress, singer, and sponsor of the SS George Washington Carver, about to place a kiss on the cheek of Montrose Carrol, a chipper who worked on the Liberty ship, during the ship's launching, Richmond Shipyard No. 1, Richmond, California, May 7, 1943.]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 186. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f99d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "[Lena Horne, African American actress, singer, and sponsor of the SS George Washington Carver, about to place a kiss on the cheek of Montrose Carrol, a chipper who worked on the Liberty ship, during the ship's launching, Richmond Shipyard No. 1, Richmond, California, May 7, 1943.]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 22, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f99d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (186). [Lena Horne, African American actress, singer, and sponsor of the SS George Washington Carver, about to place a kiss on the cheek of Montrose Carrol, a chipper who worked on the Liberty ship, during the ship's launching, Richmond Shipyard No. 1, Richmond, California, May 7, 1943.] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f99d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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[Lena Horne, African American actress, singer, and sponsor of the SS George Washington Carver, about to place a kiss on the cheek of Montrose Carrol, a chipper who worked on the Liberty ship, during the ship's launching, Richmond Shipyard No. 1, Richmond, California, May 7, 1943.]