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Source:   War industry workers [women].


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Women workers at quartermaster depot.

Image ID: 1260404

Women workers at quartermaster depot.  [[Elderly African American woman wearing glasses and sewing a...] (May 1942)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Women workers at quartermaster depot.

Alternate Title

: [Elderly African American woman wearing glasses and sewing a sleeve on an army overcoat by hand, Philadelphia Quartermaster Corps, Pennsylvania, May 1942.]

Creator

: Liberman, Howard -- Photographer

Additional Name(s)

: United States. Office of War Information -- Sponsor

Created Date

: May 1942

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Specific Material Type

: Photographs

Item Physical Description

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

Item/Page/Plate

: 40565

Notes

: Original negative #: D-4293; Caption on back: "The nimble fingers of many American women are now contributing to the war effort in various quartermaster corps depots. This elderly woman worker is handstitching sleeves on an Army overcoat. (May 1942)"

Source

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

Location

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

Digital ID

: 1260404

Record ID

: 612835

Digital Item Published

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

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