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Manpower: Negro navy yard workers.

Image ID: 1260395

Manpower: Negro navy yard workers.  [[Women sitting at sewing machines in an aircraft factory and...] (May 1942)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Manpower: Negro navy yard workers.

Alternate Title

: [Women sitting at sewing machines in an aircraft factory and sewing silk fabric to make parachutes for the armed forces, May 1942.]


: Liberman, Howard -- Photographer

Additional Name(s)

: United States. Office for Emergency Management -- Sponsor

Created Date

: May 1942


: Gelatin silver prints

Specific Material Type

: Photographs

Item Physical Description

: 1 photographic print: gelatin silver, 10 x 8 in.


: 29551


: Original negative #: D-4483; Caption on back: "That America's paratroops may write history in this new field of modern warfare, these women workers in the aircraft factory of an eastern navy yard are turning miles of silk into parachutes for our armed forces. (May 1942)"


: Occupations. / War industry. / War industry workers [women].


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

Digital ID

: 1260395

Record ID

: 612818

Digital Item Published

: 5-10-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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