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Skilled women workers helped build SS George Washington Carver.

Image ID: 1206635

Skilled women workers helped build SS George Washington Carver.  [[Four African American women, welders employed to work on th...] ([ca. 1943])

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Image Title

:  Skilled women workers helped build SS George Washington Carver.

Alternate Title

: [Four African American women, welders employed to work on the Liberty ship SS George Washington Carver, kneeling and holding welding equipment, Kaiser Shipyards, Richmond, California, ca. 1943.]

Creator

: Joseph, E. F. -- Photographer

Additional Name(s)

: United States. Office of War Information -- Sponsor

Created Date

: [ca. 1943]

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Specific Material Type

: Photographs

Item Physical Description

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

Notes

: Original negative #: 28676; Schomburg copy negative #: SC-CN-86-0315; 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. Welders Alivia Scott, Hattie Carpenter and Flossie Burtos await an opportunity to w ....
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Source

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

Location

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

Digital ID

: 1206635

Record ID

: 435257

Digital Item Published

: 7-15-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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