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Baltimore honors native son.

Image ID: 1260245

Baltimore honors native son.  [[African American Captain Godfrey standing with four relativ...] (1944)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Baltimore honors native son.

Alternate Title

: [African American Captain Godfrey standing with four relatives of John H. Murphy, Sr. (from left to right: Mr. and Mrs. George B. Murphy, Sr., son and daughter-in-law; Mrs. John Murphy; and Miss Frances Murphy, daughter) at the launching of the Liberty ship bearing his name. Bethlehem-Fairfield Shipyard, Baltimore, Maryland, March 29, 1944.]

Additional Name(s)

: United States. Office of War Information -- Sponsor

Created Date

: 1944


: Gelatin silver prints

Specific Material Type

: Photographs

Item Physical Description

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


: 32043


: Original file # : A-44-235 ; Caption on back: "John H. Murphy, Sr., native of Baltimore, Md., and founder of the Afro-American Newspapers, was honored on March 29, when a liberty ship bearing his name was launched at the Bethlehem-Fairfield Shipyard in that city; At the launching 36 surviving relatives of Mr. Murphy; Shown in the photo [left to right]: Mrs. George B. Murphy; Sr., [his son and daughter-in-law], Mrs. John Murphy, and in front ....
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: Military. / World War II / Ship launchings [Liberty ships].

Source Description

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


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

Catalog Call Number

: Sc Photo Military

Digital ID

: 1260245

Record ID

: 612644

Digital Item Published

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

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