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Launching the liberty ship SS George Washington Carver.

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Title
Launching the liberty ship SS George Washington Carver.
Additional title: [Bow-side view of Liberty ship SS George Washington Carver as it slides down the way, Richmond Shipyard No. 1, Richmond, California, 1943.]
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: 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
Richmond (Calif.)
Shipbuilding industry -- Employees
Launchings
Liberty ships
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; The 10,500-ton vessel is shown sliding down the way."
Physical Description
Extent: 1 photographic print : Gelatin silver ; 10 x 8 in.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13049857
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 84197f10-c645-012f-c27c-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1943: Created
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Launching the liberty ship SS George Washington Carver." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1943. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f99f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Launching the liberty ship SS George Washington Carver." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 30, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f99f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1943). Launching the liberty ship SS George Washington Carver. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f99f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Launching the liberty ship SS George Washington Carver.