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Washington, D.C., public schools go to war.

Image ID: 1260399

Washington, D.C., public schools go to war.  [[African American woman operating a lathe in the machine sho...]

Image Details

Image Title

:  Washington, D.C., public schools go to war.

Alternate Title

: [African American woman operating a lathe in the machine shop at the Phelph Vocational School, 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, 10 x 8 in.

Item/Page/Plate

: 29628

Notes

: Original negative #: D-10201; Caption on back: "The public schools of Washington, D.C., like those in most other sections of the country, have revised their curricula to fit the pupils for fuller participation in the war effort. They have gone all-out for the program of Civilian Defense, and Phelph Vocational School has become an important training center for workers in war plants. Photo shows young woman operating a lathe in the machine shop at this school."

Source

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

Location

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

Digital ID

: 1260399

Record ID

: 612827

Digital Item Published

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

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