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Title
SS Frederick Douglass launched in Baltimore.
Additional title: [Bow-side view of Liberty ship SS Frederick Douglass sliding down the ways on the day of its launching, Baltimore, Maryland, May 22, 1943.]
Names
United States. Office of War Information (Sponsor)
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
African-American soldiers
World War, 1939-1945
Baltimore (Md.)
Launchings
Liberty ships
Shipyards
Genres
Photographs
Gelatin silver prints
Notes
Content: Original file # : OWI-28991-ZC ; Caption on back: "Twenty-nine days after the keel was slid, the SS Frederick Douglass, third liberty ship named for a Negro, was launched in Baltimore, Md., on May 23, in the presence of more than 20,000 shipyard workers and friends; The Frederick Douglass is shown sliding down the ways."
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: 84803630-c645-012f-6631-58d385a7bc34

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. "SS Frederick Douglass launched in Baltimore." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1943. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9a0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "SS Frederick Douglass launched in Baltimore." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 11, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9a0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1943). SS Frederick Douglass launched in Baltimore. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9a0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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SS Frederick Douglass launched in Baltimore.