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Title
Aids recovery of wounded soldiers
Additional title: William R. Carter, an African American government pharmacist and laboratory aide in the Food and Drug Administration of the Federal Security Agency, transferring liquid from one flask to another through a filter
Names
United States. Office of War Information (Sponsor)
Smith, Roger (Photographer)
Collection

Occupations

War industry

War industry workers [men]

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1939 - 1945 (Approximate)
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Topics
African American men
War work
Defense industry
African American scientists
African American pharmacists
United States. Food and Drug Administration
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Original negative #: 28120-C; Caption on back: "William R. Carter, government pharmacist for 40 years, has an important war job on the home front. As laboratory aide in the Food and Drug Administration of the Federal Security Agency, he is entrusted with the job of preparing media for testing the sterility of bandage material. This work is vital to wounded soldiers because they are not only dependent for their recovery upon the skill of physicians, nurses and hospital attendants, but also upon the reliability of drugs and bandages."
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): 2c4daa20-c6d1-012f-1ede-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. "Aids recovery of wounded soldiers" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1939 - 1945. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa55-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Aids recovery of wounded soldiers" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 26, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa55-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1939 - 1945). Aids recovery of wounded soldiers Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa55-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Aids recovery of wounded soldiers