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Negroes speed war work for Tennessee Valley Authority.

Image ID: 1260426

Negroes speed war work for Tennessee Valley Authority.  [[Informal portrait of Alonzo Bankston, an African American f...] (June 1942)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Negroes speed war work for Tennessee Valley Authority.

Alternate Title

: [Informal portrait of Alonzo Bankston, an African American furnace operator in the Tennessee Valley Authority plant, Alabama, June 1942.]

Creator

: Palmer, Alfred T. -- Photographer

Additional Name(s)

: United States. Office of War Information -- Sponsor

Created Date

: June 1942

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Specific Material Type

: Photographs

Item Physical Description

: 1 photographic print: gelatin silver, 10 x 8 in.

Item/Page/Plate

: 29177

Notes

: Original negative #: D-10105; Schomburg copy negative #: SC-CN-95-0147; Caption on back: "Alonzo Bankston is a furnace operator in the TVA plant producing carbide for use of plants manufacturing synthetic rubber."

Source

: Occupations. / War industry. / War industry workers [men].

Location

: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture / Photographs and Prints Division

Digital ID

: 1260426

Record ID

: 612846

Digital Item Published

: 5-10-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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