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Skilled women workers helped build SS George Washington Carver.

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1260397
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Names
United States. Office of War Information (Sponsor)
Joseph, E. F. (Photographer)
Collection

Occupations.

War industry.

War industry workers [women].

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1943
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Topics
Shipbuilding
African American women
War work
Richmond (Calif.)
Women in war
Liberty ships
Women iron and steel workers
Notes
Content : Organized into five series : I. General ; II. War industry ; III. Business ; IV. Legal ; V. Medical ; VI. Nineteenth century.

Content: Original negative #: 28673; Schomburg copy negative #: SC-CN-81-0067; Caption on back: "With nearly 1,000 Negro women employed as burners, welders, scalers and in other capacities at the Kaiser Shipyards in Richmond, Calif., women war workers played an important part in the construction of the Liberty Ship, SS George Washington Carver, launched on May 7, 1943. Miss Eastine Cowner, a former waitress, is shown at her job as a scaler."
Physical Description
Extent: 1 photographic print: gelatin silver, 8 x 10 in.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: 362e0040-c6d1-012f-a9ee-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1943: 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. "Skilled women workers helped build SS George Washington Carver." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1943. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa3f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Skilled women workers helped build SS George Washington Carver." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 23, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa3f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1943). Skilled women workers helped build SS George Washington Carver. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa3f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Skilled women workers helped build SS George Washington Carver.