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Photograph of African American foreman, an employee of the California Shipbuilding Corporation

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Title
Photograph of African American foreman, an employee of the California Shipbuilding Corporation
Names
Palmer, Alfred T. (Photographer)
Collection

Military

World War II

Ship construction (Liberty ships)

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1942-09
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Military
Topics
African Americans
Armed Forces -- United States
World War, 1939-1945
Shipbuilding
Shipbuilding industry
Liberty ships
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Caption on back: "Peter B. Rose, Negro foreman at the California Shipbuilding Corporation who conceived the idea of naming the Booker T. Washington, first liberty ship so designated for a negro; Mrs. Ross served as matron of honor when the ship was christened recently by Marian Anderson, noted contralto, September 1942."
Physical Description
Gelatin silver prints
Extent: 1 photographic print : Gelatin silver ; 10 x 8 in.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13049857
Negative number: D-10339
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 80982f60-c645-012f-5dc5-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1942: 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. "Photograph of African American foreman, an employee of the California Shipbuilding Corporation" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1942. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa1a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Photograph of African American foreman, an employee of the California Shipbuilding Corporation" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 22, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa1a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1942). Photograph of African American foreman, an employee of the California Shipbuilding Corporation Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa1a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Photograph of African American foreman, an employee of the California Shipbuilding Corporation