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Designs war housing projects.

Image ID: 1260433

Designs war housing projects.  [[Hilyard R. Robinson, African American architect and enginee...]

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Image Title

:  Designs war housing projects.

Alternate Title

: [Hilyard R. Robinson, African American architect and engineer, working on plans and specifications for one of two new war-housing projects at Ypsilanti, Michigan.]


: Smith, Roger -- Photographer

Additional Name(s)

: United States. Office of War Information -- Sponsor


: Gelatin silver prints

Specific Material Type

: Photographs

Item Physical Description

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


: 29376


: Caption on back: "Hilyard R. Robinson, pioneer architect and engineer in low-income public housing, shown completing plans for one of two new war-housing projects at Ypsilanti, Mich. These projects will relieve acute shortage of homes for workers at the Henry Ford Willow Run bomber plant, located five miles from Ypsilanti. Mr. Robinson has designed public housing projects costing more than $10,000,000."


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


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

Digital ID

: 1260433

Record ID

: 612867

Digital Item Published

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

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