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Title
Louise Washington on her way to attend the launching of the Liberty ship U.S.S. Booker T. Washington
Names
United States. Farm Security Administration (Sponsor)
Parks, Gordon, 1912-2006 (Photographer)
Collection

Farm Security Administration Collection

Washington, D.C.

Gordon Parks

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1942
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Farm Security Administration Collection
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Farm Security Administration Collection / Box 3
Topics
Washington (D.C.)
Washington, Louise
United States -- Officials and employees
Genres
Photographs
Physical Description
Gelatin silver prints
Extent: Black and white ; 21 x 17 cm
Image bears retouching marks.
Description
Louise Washington, a federal government employee and granddaughter of Booker T. Washington, leaving Washington, D.C. to attend the launching of the Liberty ship U.S.S. Booker T. Washington, 1942
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Photo Order: 61653
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ba0ad540-eed4-0137-ac38-555181ed1048
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1942: Created
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Louise Washington on her way to attend the launching of the Liberty ship U.S.S. Booker T. Washington" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1942. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/40b94f10-ef74-0137-fedd-75eed12ec72f

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Louise Washington on her way to attend the launching of the Liberty ship U.S.S. Booker T. Washington" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 13, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/40b94f10-ef74-0137-fedd-75eed12ec72f

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1942). Louise Washington on her way to attend the launching of the Liberty ship U.S.S. Booker T. Washington Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/40b94f10-ef74-0137-fedd-75eed12ec72f

Wikipedia Citation

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Louise Washington on her way to attend the launching of the Liberty ship U.S.S. Booker T. Washington