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Negro steel worker.

Image ID: 1260440

Negro steel worker.  [[An African American machinery operator in control booth, Ma...] (1942)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Negro steel worker.

Alternate Title

: [An African American machinery operator in control booth, May 1942.]


: Liberman, Howard -- Photographer

Additional Name(s)

: United States. Office of War Information -- Sponsor

Created Date

: 1942


: Gelatin silver prints

Specific Material Type

: Photographs

Item Physical Description

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


: 40556


: Original negative #: D-4289; Caption on back: "This Negro worker operates a 50-ton crane which reclaims iron out of slag in the 'slag drop' of a large cast coast steel mill which is working full capacity to speed war production. (May 1942)"; Handwritten on back: "Bethlehem Steel Co., Sparrow Point, Md."


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


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

Digital ID

: 1260440

Record ID

: 612874

Digital Item Published

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

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