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Names
United States. Army. Signal Corps (Sponsor)
Collection

Occupations.

War industry.

War industry workers [men].

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

Content: Original negative #: SC 142300; Caption on back: "Pfc. William Hughes of the U.S. Army Engineers demonstrates his skill at sign painting. These men are highly skilled in all phases of construction work and have done an excellent job on the Alcan Highway project. Pvt. Hughes hails from Monroe, Louisiana. 1942."
Physical Description
Extent: 1 photographic print: gelatin silver, 8 x 10 in.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: 2eeaab90-c6d1-012f-c1c4-58d385a7bc34

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. "Alcan Highway under construction." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1942. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa59-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Alcan Highway under construction." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 29, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa59-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1942). Alcan Highway under construction. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa59-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Alcan Highway under construction.