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Washington, D.C., public schools go to war

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Title
Washington, D.C., public schools go to war
Additional title: [African American woman operating a lathe in the machine shop at the Phelph Vocational School, Washington, D.C.]
Names
United States. Office of War Information (Sponsor)
Smith, Roger (Photographer)
Collection

Occupations

War industry

War industry workers [women]

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1939 - 1945 (Approximate)
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Topics
Washington (D.C.)
African American women
Vocational school students
Lathes
Machine shops
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Original negative #: D-10201; Caption on back: "The public schools of Washington, D.C., like those in most other sections of the country, have revised their curricula to fit the pupils for fuller participation in the war effort. They have gone all-out for the program of Civilian Defense, and Phelph Vocational School has become an important training center for workers in war plants. Photo shows young woman operating a lathe in the machine shop at this school."
Physical Description
Gelatin silver prints
Extent: 1 photographic print: gelatin silver, 10 x 8 in.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3915beb0-c6d1-012f-f033-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1939: Created (Approximate)
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Washington, D.C., public schools go to war" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1939 - 1945. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa45-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Washington, D.C., public schools go to war" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 7, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa45-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1939 - 1945). Washington, D.C., public schools go to war Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa45-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Washington, D.C., public schools go to war