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Rushing the SS George Washington Carver to completion.

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Names
Joseph, E. F. (Photographer)
United States. Office of War Information (Sponsor)
Collection

Occupations.

War industry.

War industry workers [men].

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1943
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Topics
African American men
War work
Defense industry
Richmond (Calif.)
Shipbuilding industry -- Employees
Liberty ships
Notes
Content : Organized into five series : I. General ; II. War industry ; III. Business ; IV. Legal ; V. Medical ; VI. Nineteenth century.

Content: Original negative #: D-10169; Caption on back: "Negro skilled workers played an important part in the construction of the SS George Washington Carver, second Liberty Ship named for a Negro, in the Richmond Shipyard No. 1 of the Kaiser Company. Two brothers, Earva and Turres Smith, and Al Carter, all shipfitters, are shown at work on the vessel. All three have been employed in the Kaiser yards for more than 9 months. (April, 1943)"
Physical Description
Extent: 1 photographic print: gelatin silver, 8 x 10 in.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: 32cc4c40-c6d1-012f-63e9-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1943: 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. "Rushing the SS George Washington Carver to completion." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1943. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa6d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Rushing the SS George Washington Carver to completion." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 4, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa6d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1943). Rushing the SS George Washington Carver to completion. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa6d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Rushing the SS George Washington Carver to completion.