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Skilled women workers helped build SS George Washington Carver.

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Title
Skilled women workers helped build SS George Washington Carver.
Additional title: [Eastine Cowner, an African American war worker and former waitress, holding a scaler up to a welded joint of the Liberty ship SS George Washington Carver, Kaiser Shipyards, Richmond, California.]
Names
United States. Office of War Information (Sponsor)
Joseph, E. F. (Photographer)
Collection

Occupations

War industry

War industry workers [women]

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1943 (Approximate)
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Occupations
Topics
Shipbuilding
African American women
War work
Richmond (Calif.)
Women in war
Liberty ships
Women iron and steel workers
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Original negative #: 28673; Schomburg copy negative #: SC-CN-81-0067; Caption on back: "With nearly 1,000 Negro women employed as burners, welders, scalers and in other capacities at the Kaiser Shipyards in Richmond, Calif., women war workers played an important part in the construction of the Liberty Ship, SS George Washington Carver, launched on May 7, 1943. Miss Eastine Cowner, a former waitress, is shown at her job as a scaler."
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): b16181531
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 362e0040-c6d1-012f-a9ee-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1943: Created
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Skilled women workers helped build SS George Washington Carver." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1943. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa3f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Skilled women workers helped build SS George Washington Carver." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 25, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa3f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1943). Skilled women workers helped build SS George Washington Carver. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa3f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Skilled women workers helped build SS George Washington Carver.