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Source:   War industry workers [men].


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Alcan Highway under construction.

Image ID: 1260427

Alcan Highway under construction.  [[African American Private First Class William Hughes of the ...] (1942)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Alcan Highway under construction.

Alternate Title

: [African American Private First Class William Hughes of the U.S. Army Engineers painting a sign reading "Rouzan Glacier," 1942.]

Additional Name(s)

: United States. Army. Signal Corps -- Sponsor

Created Date

: 1942

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Specific Material Type

: Photographs

Item Physical Description

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

Item/Page/Plate

: 29180

Notes

: Original negative #: SC 142300; Caption on back: "Pfc. William Hughes of the U.S. Army Engineers demonstrates his skill at sign painting. These men are highly skilled in all phases of construction work and have done an excellent job on the Alcan Highway project. Pvt. Hughes hails from Monroe, Louisiana. 1942."

Source

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

Location

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

Digital ID

: 1260427

Record ID

: 612847

Digital Item Published

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

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