Cramp Shipbuilding Company

Documents the reopening of Cramp's Shipyard, including financing the project, restoring the plant, opening celebrations (highlighting a parade with Mummers on Delaware Avenue), views of the shops and workers, and workers striking and returning to the job. Shows keel laying, machinists working,...

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Corporate Author: Philadelphia Record
Language:English
Published: 1936-1945
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Online Access:Philadelphia Record Photograph Morgue (Name Index)
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Summary: Documents the reopening of Cramp's Shipyard, including financing the project, restoring the plant, opening celebrations (highlighting a parade with Mummers on Delaware Avenue), views of the shops and workers, and workers striking and returning to the job. Shows keel laying, machinists working, and welding, highlighting women employees. Depicts war rallies, awards, safety concerns, air raid tests, and elections. Portrays noon hour recreational activities, ranging from sports (particularly boxing) to pageants, dancing, and band. Includes ship launchings.
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 Collection; for general information, see collection record.
Physical Description: 142 photoprints : silver gelatin; 3 photoprints 11'x 17" or smaler