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Peter B. Rose.

Image ID: 1260355

Peter B. Rose.  [[Photograph of African American foreman, an employee of the ...] (1942)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Peter B. Rose.

Alternate Title

: [Photograph of African American foreman, an employee of the California Shipbuilding Corporation, September 1942.]


: Palmer, Alfred T. -- Photographer

Additional Name(s)

: United States. Office of War Information -- Sponsor

Created Date

: 1942


: Gelatin silver prints

Specific Material Type

: Photographs

Item Physical Description

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


: 32036


: Original negative # : D-10339 ; Caption on back: "Peter B. Rose, Negro foreman at the California Shipbuilding Corporation who conceived the idea of naming the Booker T. Washington, first liberty ship so designated for a negro; Mrs. Ross served as matron of honor when the ship was christened recently by Marian Anderson, noted contralto, September 1942."


: Military. / World War II / Ship construction [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

: 1260355

Record ID

: 612778

Digital Item Published

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

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