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Bow-side view of Liberty ship SS John H. Murphy just after it slid down the ways into the Curtis Bay on the day of its launching

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Title
Bow-side view of Liberty ship SS John H. Murphy just after it slid down the ways into the Curtis Bay on the day of its launching
Collection

Military

World War II

Ship launchings (Liberty ships)

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1944-03-29
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
Ships
Liberty ships
Curtis Bay (Md.)
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Caption on back: "John H. Murphy, Sr., native of Baltimore, Md., and founder of the Afro-American Newspapers, was honored on March 29, when a liberty ship bearing his name was launched at the Bethlehem-Fairfield Shipyard in that city, in the presence of many civic and religious leaders, as well as 36 relatives; Photo shows the SS John H. Murphy just after she slid down the ways into Curtis Bay."
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
Other local Identifier: A-44-236
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 876acd80-c645-012f-8aea-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

  • 1944: Created
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Bow-side view of Liberty ship SS John H. Murphy just after it slid down the ways into the Curtis Bay on the day of its launching" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1944. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9a8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Bow-side view of Liberty ship SS John H. Murphy just after it slid down the ways into the Curtis Bay on the day of its launching" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 19, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9a8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1944). Bow-side view of Liberty ship SS John H. Murphy just after it slid down the ways into the Curtis Bay on the day of its launching Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9a8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Bow-side view of Liberty ship SS John H. Murphy just after it slid down the ways into the Curtis Bay on the day of its launching