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African American woman sitting at a desk and testing the dimensions of a bolt, Brooklyn Work Experience Center, New York.

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United States. National Youth Administration (Sponsor)
Collection

National Youth Administration collection.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1935 - 1943
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Topics
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
African American women
Testing
United States. National Youth Administration. New York (State)
Bolts and nuts
Defense industry
Genres
Gelatin silver prints
Notes
Content: Original negative #: 2424-3; Caption below photograph: "At the Brooklyn Work Experience Center, 980 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, N.Y., female youth worker is testing dimensions of the bolts produced in the machine shop. / The aim of the defense program is to enable young people to develop a single skill and to do a specific job such as operating a lathe, drill press, or a welder. In this manner, youth are equipped to contribute immediately to increased defense production when they are placed in private industry."
Physical Description
Extent: 1 photographic print: gelatin silver, 10 x 8 in.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: 1aabcb00-c6be-012f-b609-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1935: Created (Approximate)
  • 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. "African American woman sitting at a desk and testing the dimensions of a bolt, Brooklyn Work Experience Center, New York." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1935 - 1943. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa1b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "African American woman sitting at a desk and testing the dimensions of a bolt, Brooklyn Work Experience Center, New York." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 1, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa1b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1935 - 1943). African American woman sitting at a desk and testing the dimensions of a bolt, Brooklyn Work Experience Center, New York. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa1b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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African American woman sitting at a desk and testing the dimensions of a bolt, Brooklyn Work Experience Center, New York.