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Marcus Hall, an African American shipyard worker, singing at the ship launching of the SS S. Hall Young at Richmond Shipyard No. 2

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Title
Marcus Hall, an African American shipyard worker, singing at the ship launching of the SS S. Hall Young at Richmond Shipyard No. 2
Names
Joseph, E. F. (Photographer)
Collection

Military

World War II

Ship launchings (Liberty ships)

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1943-03-31
Place: Richmond, California
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Military
Topics
African Americans
African-American soldiers
Armed Forces -- United States
World War, 1939-1945
Liberty ships
African American men
Singing
Richmond (Calif.)
Shipbuilding industry -- Employees
Launchings
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Caption on back: "Thousands of Negro shipyard workers in the Kaiser yards at Richmond, Calif., participated in the launching of the SS S. Hall Young on March 31, 1943, after Miss Beulah Whittington, an employee of three days' standing, drew sponsor's ticket from a pool of 35,000 employees; Marcus Hall, shipyard worker who is a protege of Roland Hayes, was soloist at the launching ceremony in Richmond Shipyard No. 2; The liberty ship SS George Washington Carver will be launched soon at the adjacent Richmond Shipyard No. 1."
Physical Description
Gelatin silver prints
Extent: 1 photographic print : Gelatin silver ; 8 x 10 in.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13049857
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 81a4a1c0-c645-012f-a37d-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

  • 1943: Created
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Marcus Hall, an African American shipyard worker, singing at the ship launching of the SS S. Hall Young at Richmond Shipyard No. 2" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1943. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f998-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Marcus Hall, an African American shipyard worker, singing at the ship launching of the SS S. Hall Young at Richmond Shipyard No. 2" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 20, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f998-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1943). Marcus Hall, an African American shipyard worker, singing at the ship launching of the SS S. Hall Young at Richmond Shipyard No. 2 Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f998-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Marcus Hall, an African American shipyard worker, singing at the ship launching of the SS S. Hall Young at Richmond Shipyard No. 2