United States Army Quartermaster Corps

Documents work performed at the Army Quartermasters Depot in Philadelphia. Most images document employees sewing uniforms and flags and inspecting musical instruments. Includes views of laboratory experimentation, the manufacture of clothing and flags, inspection tours, and baling goods for distri...

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Corporate Author: Philadelphia Record
Language:English
Published: 1933-1945
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Online Access:Philadelphia Record Photograph Morgue (Name Index)
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Summary: Documents work performed at the Army Quartermasters Depot in Philadelphia. Most images document employees sewing uniforms and flags and inspecting musical instruments. Includes views of laboratory experimentation, the manufacture of clothing and flags, inspection tours, and baling goods for distribution. Many items portray women at work at the depot as seamstresses, guards, and mechanics. Depicts workers at the employee canteen, during lunchtime entertainment, participating in parades, and attending war bond rallies. Contains views of servicemen marching during reviews, officers' graduation, and the baseball team. Also shown are guard dogs at the New Cumberland Depot.
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: 219 photoprints : silver gelatin