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[Mrs. Ira T. Lewis, wife of the president of the Pittsburgh Courier Publishing Company, presents a photograph of the late Robert L. Vann, former publisher of the Pittsburgh Courier, to a representative of the shipyard workers at the launching of the Liberty ship SS Robert L. Vann, Portland, Maine, October 10, 1943.]

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Names
United States. Office of War Information (Sponsor)
Smith, Roger (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
Portland (Me.)
Publishers and publishing
African American journalists
Launchings
Vann, Robert L., 1879-1940
Genres
Photographs
Gelatin silver prints
Notes
Content: Caption on back: "Mrs. Ira F. Lewis, wife of the president of the Pittsburgh Courier Publishing Company, presents a photo of the late Robert L. Vann, for whom a liberty ship named in his honor was launched at Portland, Maine, on October 10, to a representative, of the shipyard workers; The picture will be hung aboard the ship, as a gift from his widow, Mrs. Jessie Matthews Vann."
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: 85d66460-c645-012f-ef44-58d385a7bc34

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. "[Mrs. Ira T. Lewis, wife of the president of the Pittsburgh Courier Publishing Company, presents a photograph of the late Robert L. Vann, former publisher of the Pittsburgh Courier, to a representative of the shipyard workers at the launching of the Liberty ship SS Robert L. Vann, Portland, Maine, October 10, 1943.]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 186. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9a4-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "[Mrs. Ira T. Lewis, wife of the president of the Pittsburgh Courier Publishing Company, presents a photograph of the late Robert L. Vann, former publisher of the Pittsburgh Courier, to a representative of the shipyard workers at the launching of the Liberty ship SS Robert L. Vann, Portland, Maine, October 10, 1943.]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 25, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9a4-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (186). [Mrs. Ira T. Lewis, wife of the president of the Pittsburgh Courier Publishing Company, presents a photograph of the late Robert L. Vann, former publisher of the Pittsburgh Courier, to a representative of the shipyard workers at the launching of the Liberty ship SS Robert L. Vann, Portland, Maine, October 10, 1943.] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9a4-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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[Mrs. Ira T. Lewis, wife of the president of the Pittsburgh Courier Publishing Company, presents a photograph of the late Robert L. Vann, former publisher of the Pittsburgh Courier, to a representative of the shipyard workers at the launching of the Liberty ship SS Robert L. Vann, Portland, Maine, October 10, 1943.]