Boat & ship industry

Depicts structures, activities, and workers at the Federal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. in Kearny, N.J. Documents the assembly of ships with prefabricated parts. Also shows workers celebrating launchings, women workers, and Afro-Americans polishing brass. Includes pickets and strikes. Of note i...

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Corporate Author: Philadelphia Record
Language:English
Published: 1937-1946
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Online Access:Philadelphia Record Photograph Morgue (Name Index)
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Summary: Depicts structures, activities, and workers at the Federal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. in Kearny, N.J. Documents the assembly of ships with prefabricated parts. Also shows workers celebrating launchings, women workers, and Afro-Americans polishing brass. Includes pickets and strikes. Of note is a view of female employees eating Thanksgiving dinner. Contains views of shipyards and drydocks in the United States and Scotland. Features construction of decks, hulls, staterooms, and a propeller. Includes an image of a World War I boat graveyard in Smith's Point, Md.
These subject entries for the Philadelphia Record newspaper’s photo “morgue” are primarily for Places (buildings, parks, streets, etc.), Things (Bicycles, Bison, Blind Persons [just sampling the B’s]), Events (Democratic National Convention 1936, Flourtown Fair, Harvest Week) and Social Constructs (Home Economics, City Planning, Eating & Drinking, etc.). Each of these subjects became a MARC record which included a call number. In the case of these records, the call numbers are the actual folder numbers for the materials referenced. Therefore, these subject headings are really also an index for this section of the Philadelphia Record newspaper’s photograph morgue. [The name section of the Philadelphia Record photo morgue represents individuals, A-Z, and
Item Description: Part of the Philadelphia Record Photograph Morgue Collection; for general information, see collection record.
Physical Description: 41 photoprints : silver gelatin