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SS Frederick Douglass launched in Baltimore.

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Title
SS Frederick Douglass launched in Baltimore.
Additional title: [Frederick Douglass, III, grandson of the noted Abolitionist, addressing the workers and congratulating the crew of the SS Frederick Douglass 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
World War, 1939-1945
Baltimore (Md.)
African American men
Launchings
Grandchildren
Genres
Photographs
Gelatin silver prints
Notes
Content: Original file # : OWI-28986-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; Among the distinguished guests at the launching was Frederick Douglass, III, grandson of the noted abolitionist, as he addressed the workers and congratulated the crew of the SS Frederick Douglass."
Physical Description
Extent: 1 photographic print : Gelatin silver ; 8 x 10 in.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13049857
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 854f93d0-c645-012f-23be-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. "SS Frederick Douglass launched in Baltimore." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1943. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9a3-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 December 3, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9a3-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-f9a3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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SS Frederick Douglass launched in Baltimore.