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Title
Baltimore honors native son.
Additional title: [African American Captain Godfrey standing with four relatives of John H. Murphy, Sr. (from left to right: Mr. and Mrs. George B. Murphy, Sr., son and daughter-in-law; Mrs. John Murphy; and Miss Frances Murphy, daughter) at the launching of the Liberty ship bearing his name. Bethlehem-Fairfield Shipyard, Baltimore, Maryland, March 29, 1944.]
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: 1944
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.)
Clothing & dress
Navies -- Officers
African American families
Launchings
Genres
Photographs
Gelatin silver prints
Notes
Content: Original file # : A-44-235 ; Caption on back: "John H. Murphy, Sr., native of Baltimore, Md., and founder of the Afro-American Newspapers, was honored on March 29, when a liberty ship bearing his name was launched at the Bethlehem-Fairfield Shipyard in that city; At the launching 36 surviving relatives of Mr. Murphy; Shown in the photo [left to right]: Mrs. George B. Murphy; Sr., [his son and daughter-in-law], Mrs. John Murphy, and in front of Capt. Godfrey, Miss Frances Murphy, only surviving daughter of Mr. Murphy, who christened the new vessel."
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
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 87146260-c645-012f-d8c4-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1944: 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. "Baltimore honors native son." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1944. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9a7-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Baltimore honors native son." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 31, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9a7-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1944). Baltimore honors native son. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9a7-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Baltimore honors native son.