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Katherine Joseph Papers, 1938-1944; 1962 (bulk 1941)

view Katherine Joseph Papers, 1938-1944; 1962 (bulk 1941) digital asset number 1
Creator:
Joseph, Katherine
Donor:
Hertzberg, Richard
Hertzberg, Suzanne
Subject:
Garfield, John
Roosevelt, Franklin D (Franklin Delano) 1882-1945
Roosevelt, Eleanor 1884-1962
International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union
Physical description:
1 cu. ft. : 3 boxes, 1 audio disc
Type:
Photographs
Collection descriptions
Place:
New York
Mexico
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
1938
2002
1938-1944 1962 bulk 1941
1930-1940
Notes:
Professional photographer from 1937 to 1948, much of the time as staff photographer for the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union (ILGWU) in New York City.
Summary:
Approximately 500 negatives and prints from Ms. Joseph's career as staff photographer for the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. There are also images taken in Mexico, and some photographs of a White House event in 1938, featuring Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, and images of American workers on the home front during World War II.
2017 gift: Seventy additional images, comprised of forty one prints and fifty two negatives, of photographs taken by Katherine Joseph. Other photographs are of Joseph taken by others. Subjects include: the American actor John Garfield, scenes and events in Mexico, garment workers, a parachute factory, scenes of New York City, scenes in shoe factories, docks, and activities within a synagogue.
Cite as:
Katherine Joseph Papers, 1938-1944,1962 (bulk 1941), Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Docks
Labor
Photographers
Textile industry
Labor unions
Shoe industry
Synagogues
Local number:
2007.3024 (NMAH Acc.)
Pending (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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