Budd Company

Portrays industrial defense work at the Edward G. Budd Manufacturing Company in Philadelphia. Highlights the manufacture of bombs, ammunition, railroad cars, and destroyer parts. Documents training at the Budd Apprentice School. Contains many images of women working in the plant and enjoying recr...

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Corporate Author: Philadelphia Record
Language:English
Published: 1932-1945
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Online Access:Philadelphia Record Photograph Morgue (Name Index)
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Summary: Portrays industrial defense work at the Edward G. Budd Manufacturing Company in Philadelphia. Highlights the manufacture of bombs, ammunition, railroad cars, and destroyer parts. Documents training at the Budd Apprentice School. Contains many images of women working in the plant and enjoying recreational activities provided for swing shift employees. Shows war rallies, war fund work dedicated to General MacArthur, and Navy "E" awards. Also depicts the manufacture of ammunition at Frankford Arsenal. One image of picketing is included.
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: 105 photoprints : silver gelatin