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Negro women help beautify nation's capital.

Image ID: 1260396

Negro women help beautify nation's capital.  [[Two African American women employed as gardeners raking the...]

Image Details

Image Title

:  Negro women help beautify nation's capital.

Alternate Title

: [Two African American women employed as gardeners raking the grounds of the Rose Gardens in the Botanical Gardens, Washington, D.C.]

Creator

: Smith, Roger -- Photographer

Additional Name(s)

: United States. Office of War Information -- Sponsor

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Specific Material Type

: Photographs

Item Physical Description

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

Item/Page/Plate

: 29586

Notes

: Original negative #: 25317-C; Caption on back: "Manpower shortage is so acute in Washington, D.C. that for the first time in history, Negro women are now employed as gardeners in the Rose Gardens of the Botanical Gardens - one of the beauty spots of the Nation's Capital."

Source

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

Location

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

Digital ID

: 1260396

Record ID

: 612820

Digital Item Published

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

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