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Title
Women workers at quartermaster depot.
Additional title: [Elderly African American woman wearing glasses and sewing a sleeve on an army overcoat by hand, Philadelphia Quartermaster Corps, Pennsylvania, May 1942.]
Names
United States. Office of War Information (Sponsor)
Liberman, Howard (Photographer)
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
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Sewing
African American women
War work
Women in war
Older African Americans
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Original negative #: D-4293; Caption on back: "The nimble fingers of many American women are now contributing to the war effort in various quartermaster corps depots. This elderly woman worker is handstitching sleeves on an Army overcoat. (May 1942)"
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): 3cbdaf50-c6d1-012f-fe3f-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1942: Created
  • 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. "Women workers at quartermaster depot." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1942. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa4d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Women workers at quartermaster depot." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 26, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa4d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1942). Women workers at quartermaster depot. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa4d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Women workers at quartermaster depot.