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Title
Negro steel worker.
Additional title: [An African American machinery operator in control booth, May 1942.]
Names
Liberman, Howard (Photographer)
United States. Office of War Information (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 iron and steel workers
Bethlehem Steel Company
Sparrows Point (Md.)
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Original negative #: D-4289; Caption on back: "This Negro worker operates a 50-ton crane which reclaims iron out of slag in the 'slag drop' of a large cast coast steel mill which is working full capacity to speed war production. (May 1942)"; Handwritten on back: "Bethlehem Steel Co., Sparrow Point, Md."
Physical Description
Gelatin silver prints
Extent: 1 photographic print: gelatin silver, 10 x 8 in.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 348180b0-c6d1-012f-44e9-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1942: Created
  • 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. "Negro steel worker." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1942. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa71-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Negro steel worker." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 24, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa71-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1942). Negro steel worker. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa71-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Negro steel worker.