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[African American woman operating a lathe in the machine shop at the Phelph Vocational School, Washington, D.C.]

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Names
United States. Office of War Information (Sponsor)
Smith, Roger (Photographer)
Collection

Occupations.

War industry.

War industry workers [women].

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
Notes
Content : Organized into five series : I. General ; II. War industry ; III. Business ; IV. Legal ; V. Medical ; VI. Nineteenth century.

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
Extent: 1 photographic print: gelatin silver, 10 x 8 in.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: 3915beb0-c6d1-012f-f033-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 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 operating a lathe in the machine shop at the Phelph Vocational School, Washington, D.C.]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 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. "[African American woman operating a lathe in the machine shop at the Phelph Vocational School, Washington, D.C.]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 18, 2015. 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. [African American woman operating a lathe in the machine shop at the Phelph Vocational School, Washington, D.C.] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa45-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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[African American woman operating a lathe in the machine shop at the Phelph Vocational School, Washington, D.C.]