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Gary Works, Carnegie-Illinois Steel Corp., Gary, Indiana [black and white photoprint]

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Photographer:
Aikins, Russell Chorley 1896-
Subject:
Carnegie-Illinois Steel Corporation
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper
1 item, 7.5" x 9.5"
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Indiana
Gary (Ind.)
Date:
1940
1950
Ca. 1940-1950
1940-1950
Notes:
In Box 5.
Summary:
Printed caption: "Employees leaving Gary Works of the Carnegie-Illinois Steel Corporation at conclusion of the day shift. Over 21,000 people are employed at this plant, which is the world's largest steel mill." Large "Victory" sign in background. At left of title is printed Neg. No. 1840. Image includes several women and at least three African Americans, but most are white men. Nearly all wear hats or caps.
Cite as:
U.S. Steel Corporation Photo Albums, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Steel industry and trade
Iron and steel workers
Local number:
AC1037-0000002.tif (AC Scan)
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U.S. Steel Corporation Photograph Albums
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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