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Production: Milling machines and machine castings.

Image ID: 1260424

Production: Milling machines and machine castings.  [[African American man standing in overalls and holding large...] (January 1942)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Production: Milling machines and machine castings.

Alternate Title

: [African American man standing in overalls and holding large chains that are attached to a crane at the foundry of a large Midwest machine tool plant, January 1942.]

Creator

: Palmer, Alfred T. -- Photographer

Additional Name(s)

: United States. Office for Emergency Management -- Sponsor

Created Date

: January 1942

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Specific Material Type

: Photographs

Item Physical Description

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

Item/Page/Plate

: 29109

Notes

: Original negative #: D-4517; Schomburg copy negative #: SC-CN-82-0074; Caption on back: "Cranes do most of the lifting in the foundry of a large midwest machine tool plant. Massive chains like this one are needed for handling the heavy flasks and finished castings. (Jan. 1942)"

Source

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

Location

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

Digital ID

: 1260424

Record ID

: 612844

Digital Item Published

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

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