Philadelphia Naval Shipyard
Documents activities at the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard during the first and second World Wars. Contains views of ships, aircraft, and submarines. Depicts military parades and ceremonies showing award presentations, christenings, launchings, the honor guard, and crowds. Particular attention is giv...
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Documents activities at the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard during the first and second World Wars. Contains views of ships, aircraft, and submarines. Depicts military parades and ceremonies showing award presentations, christenings, launchings, the honor guard, and crowds. Particular attention is given to celebrations of Navy Day and Dewey Day. Illustrates the lifestyle of shipyard employees with images of security conditions, workers' domestic lives, payday, noon hour rallies and entertainment, and lines of people leaving the yard. Machinists, technicians, mechanics, and air base ground crews are among those pictured. Special focus is on women workers at the yard performing a variety of duties. Women are also emphasized at the aircraft factory, along with pilots. The Air Training School views portray pilots with aircraft, attending classes,a nd taking physical examinations. Images of the drydocks and related equipment are included, as well as views of inactive World War I and II battleships. Shows crowds attending war bond and production rallies. Exterior views show the gates to the yard, the chapel, the trailer canteen, an elevation of a warehouse, and the plant exterior after a fire. Also depicts a demonstration to extinguish a fire on aircraft. Many images are bird's eye views of League Island.
These subject entries for the Philadelphia Record newspaperÃ¢ÂÂs photo Ã¢ÂÂmorgueÃ¢ÂÂ are primarily for Places (buildings, parks, streets, etc.), Things (Bicycles, Bison, Blind Persons [just sampling the BÃ¢ÂÂs]), 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 newspaperÃ¢ÂÂs photograph morgue. [The name section of the Philadelphia Record photo morgue represents individuals, A-Z, and
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410 photoprints : silver gelatin