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Title
Designs war housing projects
Additional title: Hilyard R. Robinson, African American architect and engineer, working on plans and specifications for one of two new war-housing projects at Ypsilanti, Michigan
Names
Smith, Roger (Photographer)
United States. Office of War Information (Sponsor)
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 engineers
Labor housing
African American architects
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Caption on back: "Hilyard R. Robinson, pioneer architect and engineer in low-income public housing, shown completing plans for one of two new war-housing projects at Ypsilanti, Mich. These projects will relieve acute shortage of homes for workers at the Henry Ford Willow Run bomber plant, located five miles from Ypsilanti. Mr. Robinson has designed public housing projects costing more than $10,000,000."
Physical Description
Gelatin silver prints
Extent: 1 photographic print: gelatin silver, 8 x 10 in.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 318fd970-c6d1-012f-b2ae-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. "Designs war housing projects" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1939 - 1945. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa6a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Designs war housing projects" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 24, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa6a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1939 - 1945). Designs war housing projects Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa6a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Designs war housing projects