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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
African American women
Portland (Me.)
African American businesspeople
Scott, Emmett J. (Emmett Jay), 1873-1957
Spaulding, C. C. (Charles Clinton), 1874-1952
Launchings
Lampkin, Daisy E. (Daisy Elizabeth), 1882-1965
Genres
Photographs
Gelatin silver prints
Notes
Content: Caption on back: "A part of the group of almost a hundred friends and associates of the late Robert L. Vann, noted lawyer and publicist, who attended the launching of liberty ship named in his honor at Portland, Maine, yard of New England Shipbuilding Company on October 10; In the foreground are: C. C. Spaulding, President of the North Carolina Insurance Mutual Life Company, who was the principal speaker at the launching; Mrs. Jessie Matthews Vann, widow of the publisher; Dr. Emmett J. Scott the Sun Shipbuilding Company; and Mrs. Daisy Lampkin, Vice-President of the Pittsburgh Courier Publishing Company."
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: 86ab0c20-c645-012f-0f40-58d385a7bc34

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. "At launching of SS Robert L. Vann." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 186. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9a6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "At launching of SS Robert L. Vann." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 30, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9a6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (186). At launching of SS Robert L. Vann. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9a6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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At launching of SS Robert L. Vann.