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Production; Launching of the SS Booker T. Washington.

Image ID: 1260354

Production; Launching of the SS Booker T. Washington.  [[Elaine Mulzac, an African American woman, daughter of SS Bo...] (1942)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Production; Launching of the SS Booker T. Washington.

Alternate Title

: [Elaine Mulzac, an African American woman, daughter of SS Booker T. Washington skipper, talking to two shipyard employees.]

Creator

: Palmer, Alfred T. -- Photographer

Additional Name(s)

: United States. Office of War Information -- Sponsor

Created Date

: 1942

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Specific Material Type

: Photographs

Item Physical Description

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

Item/Page/Plate

: 32035

Notes

: Original negative # : D-10172 ; Caption on back: "Elaine Mulzac, daughter of Captain Hugh Mulzac, Negro skipper of the SS Booker T. Washington, talks to two Negro workmen who helped construct the first liberty ship named for a Negro, [October 1942]."

Source

: Military. / World War II / Ship construction [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

: 1260354

Record ID

: 612772

Digital Item Published

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

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