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Title
Workers of many races push plane output
Additional title: Amanda Smith, an African American woman employed in the Long Beach Plan of the Douglas Aircraft Company, standing on a ladder and holding a pair of pliers up to an airplane part
Collection

Occupations

War industry workers

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1939 - 1945 (Approximate)
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Occupations
Topics
War work
African American women
Long Beach (Calif.)
World War, 1939-1945 -- African Americans
Aircraft industry -- Employees
Douglas Aircraft Company
Women in war
Diversity in the workplace
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Original negative #: 28621; Schomburg negative #: SC-CN-87-0134; Caption on back: "The six plane factories of the Douglas Aircraft Company have been termed an industrial melting pot, since men and women of 58 national origins work side by side in pushing America's plane output. S.O. Porter, Douglas director of personnel, recently declared that Negroes are doing an outstanding job in all plants. Miss Amanda Smith is employed in the Long Beach Plant of the Douglas Aircraft Company."
Physical Description
Extent: 1 photographic print: gelatin silver, 10 x 8 in.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16181531
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3dc3edc0-c6d1-012f-2df3-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1939: Created (Approximate)
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Workers of many races push plane output" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1939 - 1945. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-8198-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Workers of many races push plane output" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 5, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-8198-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1939 - 1945). Workers of many races push plane output Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-8198-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Workers of many races push plane output