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Skilled women workers helped build SS George Washington Carver.

Image ID: 1260405

Skilled women workers helped build SS George Washington Carver.  [[Two African American women, employed to work on the Liberty...] ([ca. 1943])

Image Details

Image Title

:  Skilled women workers helped build SS George Washington Carver.

Alternate Title

: [Two African American women, employed to work on the Liberty ship SS George Washington Carver, holding scalers, Kaiser Shipyards, Richmond, California, ca. 1943.]

Creator

: Joseph, E. F. -- Photographer

Additional Name(s)

: United States. Office of War Information -- Sponsor

Created Date

: [ca. 1943]

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Specific Material Type

: Photographs

Item Physical Description

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

Item/Page/Plate

: 29624

Notes

: Original negative #: 28675; Schomburg copy negative #: SC-CN-84-0211; Caption on back: "With nearly 1,000 Negro women employed as burners, welders, scalers and in other capacities at the Kaiser Shipyards in Richmond, Calif., women war workers played an important part in the construction of the Liberty Ship, SS George Washington Carver, launched on May 7, 1943. Two women scalers are shown at work."

Source

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

Location

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

Digital ID

: 1260405

Record ID

: 612836

Digital Item Published

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

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