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Descendants of the late Edward A. Savoy pose for the camera at the launching of Liberty ship SS Edward A. Savoy, Bethlehem-Fairfield Shipyard

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Descendants of the late Edward A. Savoy pose for the camera at the launching of Liberty ship SS Edward A. Savoy, Bethlehem-Fairfield Shipyard

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Descendants of the late Edward A. Savoy pose for the camera at the launching of Liberty ship SS Edward A. Savoy, Bethlehem-Fairfield Shipyard
Collection

Military

World War II

Ship launchings (Liberty ships)

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1944-07-19
Place: Baltimore, Maryland
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
Baltimore (Md.)
Clothing & dress
African American children
African American women
Savoy family
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Caption on back: "This family group of descendants of the late Edward A. Savoy was taken at the launching of the liberty ship named in honor, at the Bethlehem-Fairfield Shipyard, Baltimore, Md., on July 19; Included among the group are: Mrs. Edith Savoy Morgan, sponsor; Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Morgan; Dr. and Mrs. Sevellon D. Savoy; Miss Ruth Edwina Savoy; Mrs. Rachel S. Wines; Lieut. A. Lawrence Savoy; Mrs. Edna R. Rogers; Mrs. Nettie D. Wave; Miss Yvonne Boyden; Mr. and Mrs. James O. Holmes, Sr., Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Edwards; Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Jackson; Mrs. Marie E. Peveva; Mrs. Ida S. Taylor; Mr. and Mrs. D. B. Purnell and A. Keiger Savoy , Assistant Superintendent of Schools in the nation's capital."
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: J-44-509
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 89e2c310-c645-012f-edc2-58d385a7bc34
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
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Descendants of the late Edward A. Savoy pose for the camera at the launching of Liberty ship SS Edward A. Savoy, Bethlehem-Fairfield Shipyard" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1944. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9ac-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Descendants of the late Edward A. Savoy pose for the camera at the launching of Liberty ship SS Edward A. Savoy, Bethlehem-Fairfield Shipyard" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 22, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9ac-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1944). Descendants of the late Edward A. Savoy pose for the camera at the launching of Liberty ship SS Edward A. Savoy, Bethlehem-Fairfield Shipyard Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9ac-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Descendants of the late Edward A. Savoy pose for the camera at the launching of Liberty ship SS Edward A. Savoy, Bethlehem-Fairfield Shipyard