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[Informal portrait of Alonzo Bankston, an African American furnace operator in the Tennessee Valley Authority plant, Alabama, June 1942.]

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Names
United States. Office of War Information (Sponsor)
Palmer, Alfred T. (Photographer)
Collection

Occupations.

War industry.

War industry workers [men].

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1942-06
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Topics
African American men
War work
Defense industry
Tennessee Valley Authority
Notes
Content : Organized into five series : I. General ; II. War industry ; III. Business ; IV. Legal ; V. Medical ; VI. Nineteenth century.

Content: Original negative #: D-10105; Schomburg copy negative #: SC-CN-95-0147; Caption on back: "Alonzo Bankston is a furnace operator in the TVA plant producing carbide for use of plants manufacturing synthetic rubber."
Physical Description
Extent: 1 photographic print: gelatin silver, 10 x 8 in.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: 2e80b4e0-c6d1-012f-bccf-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1942: 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. "[Informal portrait of Alonzo Bankston, an African American furnace operator in the Tennessee Valley Authority plant, Alabama, June 1942.]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1942. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa58-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "[Informal portrait of Alonzo Bankston, an African American furnace operator in the Tennessee Valley Authority plant, Alabama, June 1942.]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 26, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa58-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1942). [Informal portrait of Alonzo Bankston, an African American furnace operator in the Tennessee Valley Authority plant, Alabama, June 1942.] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa58-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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[Informal portrait of Alonzo Bankston, an African American furnace operator in the Tennessee Valley Authority plant, Alabama, June 1942.]