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Photograph by:
Guy E. Nicholas, American, 1920 - 2008  Search this
Published by:
New England Shipbuilding Corporation, American, 1943 - 1945  Search this
Subject of:
Harriet Tubman, American, 1822 - 1913  Search this
Eva Stewart Northrup, American, 1890 - 1964  Search this
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W: 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
South Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, United States, North and Central America
June 3, 1944
A black-and-white photograph of the S.S. Harriet Tubman before its launch mounted on a black paper page of a bound photograph album commemorating the event owned by Harriet Tubman's niece, Eva Stewart Northrup. This image depicts the ship in the slipway surrounded by scaffolding. The ship is adorned with striped bunting and flag streamers.
African American  Search this
Military  Search this
Photography  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Social reform  Search this
Women  Search this
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Charles L. Blockson
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Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture