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Names
Smith, Roger (Photographer)
United States. Office of War Information (Sponsor)
Collection

Occupations.

War industry.

War industry workers [men].

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
Notes
Content : Organized into five series : I. General ; II. War industry ; III. Business ; IV. Legal ; V. Medical ; VI. Nineteenth century.

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
Extent: 1 photographic print: gelatin silver, 8 x 10 in.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: 318fd970-c6d1-012f-b2ae-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 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. "Designs war housing projects." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 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 September 1, 2015. 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. 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.