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[Women sitting at sewing machines in an aircraft factory and sewing silk fabric to make parachutes for the armed forces, May 1942.]

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1260395
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Names
Liberman, Howard (Photographer)
United States. Office for Emergency Management (Sponsor)
Collection

Occupations.

War industry.

War industry workers [women].

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1942-05
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Topics
African American women
War work
Parachutes
Women in war
Machine sewing
Notes
Content : Organized into five series : I. General ; II. War industry ; III. Business ; IV. Legal ; V. Medical ; VI. Nineteenth century.

Content: Original negative #: D-4483; Caption on back: "That America's paratroops may write history in this new field of modern warfare, these women workers in the aircraft factory of an eastern navy yard are turning miles of silk into parachutes for our armed forces. (May 1942)"
Physical Description
Extent: 1 photographic print: gelatin silver, 10 x 8 in.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: 35aa8450-c6d1-012f-b91b-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1942: 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. "[Women sitting at sewing machines in an aircraft factory and sewing silk fabric to make parachutes for the armed forces, May 1942.]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1942. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa3c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "[Women sitting at sewing machines in an aircraft factory and sewing silk fabric to make parachutes for the armed forces, May 1942.]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 20, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa3c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1942). [Women sitting at sewing machines in an aircraft factory and sewing silk fabric to make parachutes for the armed forces, May 1942.] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa3c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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[Women sitting at sewing machines in an aircraft factory and sewing silk fabric to make parachutes for the armed forces, May 1942.]