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Rushing the SS George Washington Carver to completion.

Image ID: 1260356

Rushing the SS George Washington Carver to completion.  [[Miss Anna Bland, an African American woman, working on the ...] (1943)


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Image Title

:  Rushing the SS George Washington Carver to completion.

Alternate Title

: [Miss Anna Bland, an African American woman, working on the SS George Washington Carver, April 1943.]

Creator

: Joseph, E. F. -- 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 ; 10 x 8 in.

Item/Page/Plate

: 40531

Notes

: Original negative # : D-10172 ; Caption on back: "Negro skilled workers played an important part in the construction of the SS George Washington Carver, second Liberty Ship named for a Negro, in the Richmond Shipyard No. 1 of the Kaiser Company; Approximately 1000 Negro women are included among the more than 6000 colored workers in the four Kaiser shipyards at Richmond; Miss Anna Bland, a burner, is shown at work on the SS George Washington Carver."

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

: 1260356

Record ID

: 612781

Digital Item Published

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

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