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SS Edward A. Savoy launched in Baltimore.

Image ID: 1260251

SS Edward A. Savoy launched in Baltimore.  [[Descendants of the late Edward A. Savoy pose for the camera...] ([1944])

Image Details

Image Title

:  SS Edward A. Savoy launched in Baltimore.

Alternate Title

: [Descendants of the late Edward A. Savoy pose for the camera at the launching of Liberty ship SS Edward A. Savoy, Bethlehem-Fairfield Shipyard, Baltimore, Maryland, July 19, 1944.]

Additional Name(s)

: United States. Office of War Information -- Sponsor

Created Date

: [1944]

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Specific Material Type

: Photographs

Item Physical Description

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

Item/Page/Plate

: 32024

Notes

: Original file # : J-44-509 ; Caption on back: "This family group of descendants of the late Edward A. Savoy was taken at the launching of the liberty ship named in honor, at the Bethlehem-Fairfield Shipyard, Baltimore, Md., on July 19; Included among the group are: Mrs. Edith Savoy Morgan, sponsor; Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Morgan; Dr. and Mrs. Sevellon D. Savoy; Miss Ruth Edwina Savoy; Mrs. Rachel S. Wines; Lieut. A. Lawrence Savoy; Mrs. Edna ....
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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

: 1260251

Record ID

: 612649

Digital Item Published

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

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