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SS Frederick Douglass launched in Baltimore.

Image ID: 1260241

SS Frederick Douglass launched in Baltimore.  [[Frederick Douglass, III, grandson of the noted Abolitionist...] (1943)

Image Details

Image Title

:  SS Frederick Douglass launched in Baltimore.

Alternate Title

: [Frederick Douglass, III, grandson of the noted Abolitionist, addressing the workers and congratulating the crew of the SS Frederick Douglass on the day of its launching, Baltimore, Maryland, May 22, 1943.]

Additional Name(s)

: United States. Office of War Information -- Sponsor

Created Date

: 1943

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Specific Material Type

: Photographs

Item Physical Description

: 1 photographic print : Gelatin silver ; 8 x 10 in.

Item/Page/Plate

: 32038

Notes

: Original file # : OWI-28986-ZC ; Caption on back: "Twenty-nine days after the keel was slid, the SS Frederick Douglass, third liberty ship named for a Negro, was launched in Baltimore, Md., on May 23; Among the distinguished guests at the launching was Frederick Douglass, III, grandson of the noted abolitionist, as he addressed the workers and congratulated the crew of the SS Frederick Douglass."

Source

: Military. / World War II / Ship launchings [Liberty ships].

Source Description

: 3531 items (9.9 lin. ft., 39 boxes)

Location

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

Catalog Call Number

: Sc Photo Military

Digital ID

: 1260241

Record ID

: 612639

Digital Item Published

: 4-29-2005; updated 1-20-2012

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