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|Creator:||United States. Office of War Information|
|Creator:||Southern Labor Archives|
|Title:||Construction of the "Booker T. Washington" Liberty ship, Los Angeles, California, September 1942|
Text on reverse: "D-6126 Ernest Enloe Cotton, a former Tuskegee student now employed by the California Shipbuilding Corporation, is shown with a lead man examining the weld head put on a section of the double bottom of a Liberty ship. The Booker T. Washington, first Negro ship named for a Negro, was constructed in this yard. Mr. Washington founded Tuskegee Institute in Alabama." Stetson Kennedy (1916-2011), writer and civil rights activist, collected these photographs during the course of his career fighting for equality throughout the Southern United States.
Local identification number: L1979-37_181
|Types:||Photographic prints | StillImage|
|Subjects:||Shipbuilding industry--Employees--California | Work environment | Liberty ships--California--Los Angeles | Boat & ship industry | Liberty ships | Welding | Kennedy, Stetson | Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915 | United States, California, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, 34.0522342, -118.2436849|
|Collection:||Stetson Kennedy Papers|
|Institution:||Georgia State University Special Collections|
|Contributors:||Georgia State University. Libraries|
Stetson Kennedy papers, Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library
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Cite as: L1979-37_181, Stetson Kennedy Papers, L1979-37, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.
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