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At launching of SS Robert L. Vann.

Image ID: 1260242

At launching of SS Robert L. Vann.  [[Mrs. Ira T. Lewis, wife of the president of the Pittsburgh ...] (1943)

Image Details

Image Title

:  At launching of SS Robert L. Vann.

Alternate Title

: [Mrs. Ira T. Lewis, wife of the president of the Pittsburgh Courier Publishing Company, presents a photograph of the late Robert L. Vann, former publisher of the Pittsburgh Courier, to a representative of the shipyard workers at the launching of the Liberty ship SS Robert L. Vann, Portland, Maine, October 10, 1943.]

Creator

: Smith, Roger -- Photographer

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

: 32042

Notes

: Caption on back: "Mrs. Ira F. Lewis, wife of the president of the Pittsburgh Courier Publishing Company, presents a photo of the late Robert L. Vann, for whom a liberty ship named in his honor was launched at Portland, Maine, on October 10, to a representative, of the shipyard workers; The picture will be hung aboard the ship, as a gift from his widow, Mrs. Jessie Matthews Vann."

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

: 1260242

Record ID

: 612640

Digital Item Published

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

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