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Negro women help beautify nation's capital

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Title
Negro women help beautify nation's capital
Additional title: [Two African American women employed as gardeners raking the grounds of the Rose Gardens in the Botanical Gardens, Washington, D.C.]
Names
United States. Office of War Information (Sponsor)
Smith, Roger (Photographer)
Collection

Occupations

War industry workers

War Industry workers- Women

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
Defense industry
Washington (D.C.)
Raking (Sweeping)
African American women
War work
Women in war
United States Botanic Garden
Women gardeners
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Original negative #: 25317-C; Caption on back: "Manpower shortage is so acute in Washington, D.C. that for the first time in history, Negro women are now employed as gardeners in the Rose Gardens of the Botanical Gardens - one of the beauty spots of the Nation's Capital."
Physical Description
Extent: 1 photographic print: gelatin silver, 8 x 10 in.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16181531
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG03-F224
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 388e6340-c6d1-012f-3f18-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1939: Created (Approximate)
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Negro women help beautify nation's capital" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1939 - 1945. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa3e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Negro women help beautify nation's capital" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 17, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa3e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1939 - 1945). Negro women help beautify nation's capital Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa3e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Negro women help beautify nation's capital