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Thomas Jefferson to George Booker, August 21, 1801

Thomas Jefferson to George Booker, August 21, 1801

Hon. Geo. W. Booker of Va.

Hon. Geo. W. Booker of Va.

[Thomas Isaiah Booker in Confederate uniform with Colt navy revolver, book, tin drum canteen, and sign reading Jeff Davis and the South!]

[Thomas Isaiah Booker in Confederate uniform with Colt navy revolver, book, tin drum canteen, and sign reading Jeff Davis and the South!]

Booker, Bill - State: [Blank] - Year: [Blank]

Booker, Bill - State: [Blank] - Year: [Blank]

Booker, William S - State: [Blank] - Year: [Blank]

Booker, William S - State: [Blank] - Year: [Blank]

Booker, A P - State: [Blank] - Year: [Blank]

Booker, A P - State: [Blank] - Year: [Blank]

[Corporal John Morton Booker of Co. I, 23rd Virginia Infantry Regiment, in uniform with Bowie knife, flintlock pistol, and tin drum canteen with his name on it]

[Corporal John Morton Booker of Co. I, 23rd Virginia Infantry Regiment, in uniform with Bowie knife, flintlock pistol, and tin drum canteen with his name on it]

Booker, E D - State: [Blank] - Year: [Blank]

Booker, E D - State: [Blank] - Year: [Blank]

Richardson, Booker - State: [Blank] - Year: [Blank]

Richardson, Booker - State: [Blank] - Year: [Blank]

Booker, Thomas H - State: [Blank] - Year: [Blank]

Booker, Thomas H - State: [Blank] - Year: [Blank]

Booker, Harriet - State: [Blank] - Year: [Blank]

Booker, Harriet - State: [Blank] - Year: [Blank]

Booker, John - State: [Blank] - Year: [Blank]

Booker, John - State: [Blank] - Year: [Blank]

Booker, William - State: [Blank] - Year: [Blank]

Booker, William - State: [Blank] - Year: [Blank]

Powell, Booker - State: [Blank] - Year: [Blank]

Powell, Booker - State: [Blank] - Year: [Blank]

Booker, William L - Age [Blank], Year: 1862 - Miscellaneous Card Abstracts of Records - West Virginia

Booker, William L - Age [Blank], Year: 1862 - Miscellaneous Card Abstracts of Records - West Virginia

Booker, William H - Age 30, Year: 1864 - Miscellaneous Card Abstracts of Records - West Virginia

Booker, William H - Age 30, Year: 1864 - Miscellaneous Card Abstracts of Records - West Virginia

Booker, Chas - Age [Blank], Year: 1865 - Miscellaneous Card Abstracts of Records - West Virginia

Booker, Chas - Age [Blank], Year: 1865 - Miscellaneous Card Abstracts of Records - West Virginia

Rowley, Booker - Age [Blank], Year: 1865 - 13th US Colored Heavy Artillery, Misc Cards - United States Colored Troops: Artillery Organizations

Rowley, Booker - Age [Blank], Year: 1865 - 13th US Colored Heavy Artillery, Misc Cards - United States Colored Troops: Artillery Organizations

Booker, Jas - Age [Blank], Year: 1865 - 13th US Colored Heavy Artillery, Misc Cards - United States Colored Troops: Artillery Organizations

Booker, Jas - Age [Blank], Year: 1865 - 13th US Colored Heavy Artillery, Misc Cards - United States Colored Troops: Artillery Organizations

Booker, William - Age [Blank], Year: 1865 - 2d Regiment US Colored Light Artillery, Misc Cards - United States Colored Troops: Artillery Organizations

Booker, William - Age [Blank], Year: 1865 - 2d Regiment US Colored Light Artillery, Misc Cards - United States Colored Troops: Artillery Organizations

[Booker T. Washington, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing front]

[Booker T. Washington, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing front]

Booker, Albert - Age [Blank], Year: [Blank] - Thirteenth Infantry, A-W - West Virginia

Booker, Albert - Age [Blank], Year: [Blank] - Thirteenth Infantry, A-W - West Virginia

Booker, William L - Age [Blank], Year: [Blank] - Miscellaneous Card Abstracts of Records - West Virginia

Booker, William L - Age [Blank], Year: [Blank] - Miscellaneous Card Abstracts of Records - West Virginia

[Booker T. Washington standing on a stage before large crowd in Lakeland]

[Booker T. Washington standing on a stage before large crowd in Lakeland]

Booker, Peter M - Age [Blank], Year: [Blank] - Eleventh Infantry - West Virginia

Booker, Peter M - Age [Blank], Year: [Blank] - Eleventh Infantry - West Virginia

[Booker T. Washington, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing slightly left, holding newspaper]

[Booker T. Washington, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing slightly left, holding newspaper]

[Booker T. Washington, half-length portrait, seated]

[Booker T. Washington, half-length portrait, seated]

[Booker Taliaferro Washington, 1859?-1915, full length, standing with hand on chest. Two other persons, horses and a carriage in background]

[Booker Taliaferro Washington, 1859?-1915, full length, standing with hand on chest. Two other persons, horses and a carriage in background]

Booker T. Washington

Booker T. Washington

Mrs. Booker Washington, portrait

Mrs. Booker Washington, portrait

[Booker Taliaferro Washington, seated, facing left, with papers]

[Booker Taliaferro Washington, seated, facing left, with papers]

Three prominent educators and authors; Prof. J.W. Gibson; Prof. Booker T. Washington; Prof. W.H. Crogman.

Three prominent educators and authors; Prof. J.W. Gibson; Prof. Booker T. Washington; Prof. W.H. Crogman.

[William McKinley, standing on platform, between Gov. Jos. E. Johnston and Booker T. Washington, Tuskegee, Ala.]

[William McKinley, standing on platform, between Gov. Jos. E. Johnston and Booker T. Washington, Tuskegee, Ala.]

Booker, I S - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - South Carolina Seventh Cavalry A-D

Booker, I S - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - South Carolina Seventh Cavalry A-D

[Booker T. Washington sitting and holding books]

[Booker T. Washington sitting and holding books]

Booker, W W - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Third Infantry (State Troops), A-R

Booker, W W - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Third Infantry (State Troops), A-R

Booker, N W - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - South Carolina Seventh Cavalry A-D

Booker, N W - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - South Carolina Seventh Cavalry A-D

Taylor, George Booker - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second Battalion, Infantry, R-Z AND Second (Davidson's) Infantry (Army of 10,000), A-O

Taylor, George Booker - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Second Battalion, Infantry, R-Z AND Second (Davidson's) Infantry (Army of 10,000), A-O

WASHINGTON, BOOKER T.

WASHINGTON, BOOKER T.

BOOKER, CHARLES F. HONORABLE

BOOKER, CHARLES F. HONORABLE

BOOKER, CHARLES F. HONORABLE

BOOKER, CHARLES F. HONORABLE

WASHINGTON, BOOKER T.

WASHINGTON, BOOKER T.

WASHINGTON, BOOKER T.

WASHINGTON, BOOKER T.

[Booker T. Washington, seated on steps of porch, with wife and two sons]

[Booker T. Washington, seated on steps of porch, with wife and two sons]

Residence of Booker T. Washington, Tuskegee Institute, Ala.

Residence of Booker T. Washington, Tuskegee Institute, Ala.

Booker Taliaferro Washington, 1859?-1915

Booker Taliaferro Washington, 1859?-1915

[(Left to right) Robert C. Ogden, Senator William Howard Taft, Booker T. Washington and Andrew Carnegie, standing on the steps of a building, at the Tuskegee Institute's 25th anniversary celebration]

[(Left to right) Robert C. Ogden, Senator William Howard Taft, Booker T. Washington and Andrew Carnegie, standing on the steps of a building, at the Tuskegee Institute's 25th anniversary celebration]

[Booker T. Washington, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing left, writing]

[Booker T. Washington, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing left, writing]

Booker Taliaferro Washington, 1859?-1915

Booker Taliaferro Washington, 1859?-1915

President Roosevelt and Booker Washington reviewing the 61 "industry" floats, Tuskegee, Ala.

President Roosevelt and Booker Washington reviewing the 61 "industry" floats, Tuskegee, Ala.

Booker Washington and some of his distinguished guests

Booker Washington and some of his distinguished guests

[Booker Taliaferro Washington, 1859?-1915, full length portrait, seated, facing right; and wife]

[Booker Taliaferro Washington, 1859?-1915, full length portrait, seated, facing right; and wife]

[Booker T. Washington, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing slightly right with right hand in lap]

[Booker T. Washington, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing slightly right with right hand in lap]

[Booker Taliaferro Washington, 1865-1915, three-quarters length, seated at small table, facing slightly left]

[Booker Taliaferro Washington, 1865-1915, three-quarters length, seated at small table, facing slightly left]

[Booker Taliaferro Washington, half-length, seated, facing left]

[Booker Taliaferro Washington, half-length, seated, facing left]

Booker Washington and Gov. Wilson (Ky.)

Booker Washington and Gov. Wilson (Ky.)

Booker Washington

Booker Washington

Mrs. Booker Washington

Mrs. Booker Washington

Mrs. Booker Washington

Mrs. Booker Washington

Booker T. Washington / Photo by Peter P. Jones, 3631 State St., Chicago.

Booker T. Washington / Photo by Peter P. Jones, 3631 State St., Chicago.

[Booker T. Washington, lying in state]

[Booker T. Washington, lying in state]

[Booker T. Washington seated with group of men outside the office of Dr. W.T. White, in Palatka, Florida]

[Booker T. Washington seated with group of men outside the office of Dr. W.T. White, in Palatka, Florida]

[Booker T. Washington's coffin being carried to grave site]

[Booker T. Washington's coffin being carried to grave site]

[Mrs. Booker T. Washington, head-and-shoulders portrait facing right]

[Mrs. Booker T. Washington, head-and-shoulders portrait facing right]

Big Negro Excursion [January 3, 1925, advertisement in the Negro World announcing the sailing of the S.S. Booker T. Washington to Central America, the West Indies, Panama, and the South of the United States]

Big Negro Excursion [January 3, 1925, advertisement in the Negro World announcing  the sailing of the S.S. Booker T.  Washington to Central America, the West Indies, Panama, and the South of the United States]

[Advertisement in the Negro World, January 17, 1925, announcing the launching of the ocean liner S. S. Booker T. Washington ]

[Advertisement in the Negro World, January 17, 1925, announcing  the launching of the  ocean liner  S. S.  Booker T. Washington ]

Hotel Booker T. Washington "Over There"; Colored soldiers leaving an American port for "Over There".

Hotel Booker T. Washington "Over There"; Colored soldiers leaving an American port for "Over There".

The Binga block; A visit of Mrs. Booker T. Washington to the Associated Business Club of Chicago, July 10th, 1924.

The Binga block; A visit of Mrs. Booker T. Washington to the Associated Business Club of Chicago, July 10th, 1924.

Tuskegee Institute, Booker T. Washington Monument

Tuskegee Institute, Booker T. Washington Monument

Construction of the liberty ship "Booker T. Washington." Jack Dover, Filipino welder assigned to work on the "Booker T. Washington," first liberty ship named for a Negro, is one of the workers of many racial groups who rushed to complete the vessel which bears the name of the noted Negro educator

Construction of the liberty ship "Booker T. Washington." Jack Dover, Filipino welder assigned to work on the "Booker T. Washington," first liberty ship named for a Negro, is one of the workers of many racial groups who rushed to complete the vessel which bears the name of the noted Negro educator

Production. Launching of the SS Booker T. Washington. Shipyard workers of many racial groups which helped construct the SS Booker T. Washington, first Liberty Ship named for a Negro, wave from the deck of the vessel a short time before it was launched at the California Shipbuilding Corporation's yard on September 29, 1942

Production. Launching of the SS Booker T. Washington. Shipyard workers of many racial groups which helped construct the SS Booker T. Washington, first Liberty Ship named for a Negro, wave from the deck of the vessel a short time before it was launched at the California Shipbuilding Corporation's yard on September 29, 1942

Production. Launching of the SS Booker T. Washington. First Liberty Ship named for a Negro, the SS Booker T. Washington is shown at the California Shipbuilding Corporation's yards a short time before it was christened by Marian Anderson, the celebrated contralto. The cargo vessel was placed in command of Captain Hugh Mulzac, a Negro skipper.

Production. Launching of the SS Booker T. Washington. First Liberty Ship named for a Negro, the SS Booker T. Washington is shown at the California Shipbuilding Corporation's yards a short time before it was christened by Marian Anderson, the celebrated contralto. The cargo vessel was placed in command of Captain Hugh Mulzac, a Negro skipper.

Construction of the liberty ship "Booker T. Washington." This general view of three shipways at the California Shipbuilding Corporation's yards shows three sister ships of the "Booker T. Washington," first liberty ship named for a Negro, being rushed to completion

Construction of the liberty ship "Booker T. Washington." This general view of three shipways at the California Shipbuilding Corporation's yards shows three sister ships of the "Booker T. Washington," first liberty ship named for a Negro, being rushed to completion

Production. Launching of the SS Booker T. Washington. The SS Booker T. Washington, first Liberty Ship named for a Negro is shown at the fitting-out pier a short time after it was launched at the California Shipbuilding Corporation's yards. Marian Anderson, celebrated contralto, christened the ship which was named for the noted Negro educator

Production. Launching of the SS Booker T. Washington. The SS Booker T. Washington, first Liberty Ship named for a Negro is shown at the fitting-out pier a short time after it was launched at the California Shipbuilding Corporation's yards. Marian Anderson, celebrated contralto, christened the ship which was named for the noted Negro educator

Shipbuilding. Pipes and fittings. Steel pipe flanges in the pipe shop at the Wilmington, California, yard of the California Shipbuilding Corporation. The Booker T. Washington, recently launched at this yard, is one of the many freighters the company has built since Pearl Harbor

Shipbuilding. Pipes and fittings. Steel pipe flanges in the pipe shop at the Wilmington, California, yard of the California Shipbuilding Corporation. The Booker T. Washington, recently launched at this yard, is one of the many freighters the company has built since Pearl Harbor

Construction of the liberty ship "Booker T. Washington." Booker T. Washington believed in industrial education for Negroes. One Negro youth who heeded his advice and attended Tuskegee Institute in Alabama is now a skilled worker in the shipyard, which has named a liberty ship for the noted Negro educator. Ernest Enloe Cotton, who studied sheet-metal work at Tuskegee, is shown in his welding job at the California Shipbuilding Corporation yards

Construction of the liberty ship "Booker T. Washington." Booker T. Washington believed in industrial education for Negroes. One Negro youth who heeded his advice and attended Tuskegee Institute in Alabama is now a skilled worker in the shipyard, which has named a liberty ship for the noted Negro educator. Ernest Enloe Cotton, who studied sheet-metal work at Tuskegee, is shown in his welding job at the California Shipbuilding Corporation yards

Production. Launching of the SS Booker T. Washington. Elaine Mulzac, daughter of Captain Hugh Mulzac, Negro skipper of the SS Booker T. Washington, talks to two Negro workmen who helped construct the first Liberty Ship named for a Negro

Production. Launching of the SS Booker T. Washington. Elaine Mulzac, daughter of Captain Hugh Mulzac, Negro skipper of the SS Booker T. Washington, talks to two Negro workmen who helped construct the first Liberty Ship named for a Negro

Production. Launching of the SS Booker T. Washington. Mrs. Mary McLeod Bethune, Director of Negro Affairs, National Youth Administration (NYA); Marian Anderson, celebrated contralto; and Dr. William J. Thompkins, Recorder of Deeds, Washington, D.C., congratulate Negro workmen who helped construct the SS Booker T. Washington, first Liberty Ship named for a Negro

Production. Launching of the SS Booker T. Washington. Mrs. Mary McLeod Bethune, Director of Negro Affairs, National Youth Administration (NYA); Marian Anderson, celebrated contralto; and Dr. William J. Thompkins, Recorder of Deeds, Washington, D.C., congratulate Negro workmen who helped construct the SS Booker T. Washington, first Liberty Ship named for a Negro

Production. Launching of the SS Booker T. Washington. The SS Booker T Washington, first Liberty Ship named for a Negro, enters the water after being launched at the Wilmington, California, yards of the California Shipbuilding Corporation on September 29, 1942

Production. Launching of the SS Booker T. Washington. The SS Booker T Washington, first Liberty Ship named for a Negro, enters the water after  being launched at the Wilmington, California, yards of the California Shipbuilding Corporation on September 29, 1942

Production. Launching of the SS Booker T. Washington. Shipyard workers of many racial groups which helped construct the SS Booker T. Washington, first Liberty Ship named for a Negro, wave from the deck of the vessel a short time before it was launched at the California Shipbuilding Corporation's yard on September 29, 1942

Production. Launching of the SS Booker T. Washington. Shipyard workers of many racial groups which helped construct the SS Booker T. Washington, first Liberty Ship named for a Negro, wave from the deck of the vessel a short time before it was launched at the California Shipbuilding Corporation's yard on September 29, 1942

Production. Launching of the SS Booker T. Washington. Marian Anderson, celebrated contralto, christens the SS Booker T. Washington, first Liberty Ship named for a Negro, at the Wilmington yards of the California Shipbuilding Corporation on September 29, 1942. The ship was named for the noted Negro educator and founder of the Tuskegee Industrial Institute

Production. Launching of the SS Booker T. Washington. Marian Anderson, celebrated contralto, christens the SS Booker T. Washington, first Liberty Ship named for a Negro, at the Wilmington yards of the California Shipbuilding Corporation on September 29, 1942. The ship was named for the noted Negro educator and founder of the Tuskegee Industrial Institute

Construction of the liberty ship "Booker T. Washington." Workers of many racial groups participated in the construction of the liberty ship "Booker T. Washington," named for the great Negro educator. Edward Char, Chinese welder, is shown fabricating the double bottom for the ship at the California Shipbuilding Corporation yards

Construction of the liberty ship "Booker T. Washington." Workers of many racial groups participated in the construction of the liberty ship "Booker T. Washington," named for the great Negro educator. Edward Char, Chinese welder, is shown fabricating the double bottom for the ship at the California Shipbuilding Corporation yards

Production. Launching of the SS Booker T. Washington. The SS Booker T Washington, first Liberty Ship named for a Negro slides down the ways at the Wilmington yards of the California Shipbuilding Corporation at its launching on September 29, 1942

Production. Launching of the SS Booker T. Washington. The SS Booker T Washington, first Liberty Ship named for a Negro slides down the ways at the Wilmington yards of the California Shipbuilding Corporation at its launching on September 29, 1942

Production. Launching of the SS Booker T. Washington. America needs ships to carry its guns and tanks and planes to the battlefronts of the world. A few minutes after the SS Booker T. Washington, first Liberty Ship named for a Negro, was launched at the California Shipbuilding Corporation's Wilmington yards, workmen were busy laying the keel for a new ship in America's growing Victory Fleet

Production. Launching of the SS Booker T. Washington. America needs ships to carry its guns and tanks and planes to the battlefronts of the world. A few minutes after the SS Booker T. Washington, first Liberty Ship named for a Negro, was launched at the California Shipbuilding Corporation's Wilmington yards, workmen were busy laying the keel for a new ship in America's growing Victory Fleet

Production. Launching of the SS Booker T. Washington. The SS Booker T. Washington, first Liberty Ship named for a Negro is shown at the California Shipbuilding Corporation's yards. Marian Anderson, celebrated contralto, christened the ship which was named for the noted Negro educator

Production. Launching of the SS Booker T. Washington. The SS Booker T. Washington, first Liberty Ship named for a Negro is shown at the California Shipbuilding Corporation's yards. Marian Anderson, celebrated contralto, christened the ship which was named for the noted Negro educator

Construction of the liberty ship "Booker T. Washington." Jesse Kermit Lucas, skilled Negro worker, regulates electric current from generator as lead man looks on. Both were employed in the construction of the "Booker T. Washington," first liberty ship named for a Negro, at the California Shipbuilding Corporation

Construction of the liberty ship "Booker T. Washington." Jesse Kermit Lucas, skilled Negro worker, regulates electric current from generator as lead man looks on. Both were employed in the construction of the "Booker T. Washington," first liberty ship named for a Negro, at the California Shipbuilding Corporation

Production. Launching of the SS Booker T. Washington. Marian Anderson, celebrated contralto, prepares to christen the SS Booker T. Washington, talks to two Negro workmen who helped construct the first Liberty Ship named for a Negro, at the Wilmington yards of the California Shipbuilding Corporation

Production. Launching of the SS Booker T. Washington. Marian Anderson, celebrated contralto, prepares to christen the SS Booker T. Washington, talks to two Negro workmen who helped construct the first Liberty Ship named for a Negro, at the Wilmington yards of the California Shipbuilding Corporation

Production. Launching of the SS Booker T. Washington. The SS Booker T. Washington, first Liberty Ship named for a Negro is shown at the fitting-out pier a short time after it was launched at the California Shipbuilding Corporation's yards. Marian Anderson, celebrated contralto, christened the ship which was named for the noted Negro educator

Production. Launching of the SS Booker T. Washington. The SS Booker T. Washington, first Liberty Ship named for a Negro is shown at the fitting-out pier a short time after it was launched at the California Shipbuilding Corporation's yards. Marian Anderson, celebrated contralto, christened the ship which was named for the noted Negro educator

Production. Launching of the SS Booker T. Washington. America's salvage campaign extends even into her shipyards. A workman is shown salvaging grease from the skids at the Wilmington yards of the California Shipbuilding Corporation a few minutes after the SS Booker T. Washington, first Liberty Ship named after a Negro, was launched on September 29, 1942

Production. Launching of the SS Booker T. Washington. America's salvage campaign extends even into her shipyards. A workman is shown salvaging grease from the skids at the Wilmington yards of the California Shipbuilding Corporation a few minutes after the SS Booker T. Washington, first Liberty Ship named after a Negro, was launched on September 29, 1942

Construction of the liberty ship "Booker T. Washington." Howard Glover, right, and T.W. Cole, left, are shown fabricating the second deck of the "Booker T. Washington," first liberty ship named for a Negro at the California Shipbuilding Corporation's yards

Construction of the liberty ship "Booker T. Washington." Howard Glover, right, and T.W. Cole, left, are shown fabricating the second deck of the "Booker T. Washington," first liberty ship named for a Negro at the California Shipbuilding Corporation's yards

Production. Launching of the SS Booker T. Washington. First Liberty Ship named for a Negro, the SS Booker T. Washington is shown at the California Shipbuilding Corporation's yards a short time before it was christened by Marian Anderson, the celebrated contralto. The cargo vessel was placed in command of Captain Hugh Mulzac, a Negro skipper

Production. Launching of the SS Booker T. Washington. First Liberty Ship named for a Negro, the SS Booker T. Washington is shown at the California Shipbuilding Corporation's yards a short time before it was christened by Marian Anderson, the celebrated contralto. The cargo vessel was placed in command of Captain Hugh Mulzac, a Negro skipper

Construction of the liberty ship "Booker T. Washington." T.W. Cole and Howard Glover, white and Negro welders at the California Shipbuilding Corporation, are shown watching a crane operator hoist steel plates into place on the "Booker T. Washington," first liberty ship to be named for a Negro

Construction of the liberty ship "Booker T. Washington." T.W. Cole and Howard Glover, white and Negro welders at the California Shipbuilding Corporation, are shown watching a crane operator hoist steel plates into place on the "Booker T. Washington," first liberty ship to be named for a Negro

Production. Launching of the SS Booker T. Washington. First Liberty Ship named for a Negro, the SS Booker T. Washington is shown at the California Shipbuilding Corporation's yards a short time before it was christened by Marian Anderson, the celebrated contralto. The cargo vessel was placed in command of Captain Hugh Mulzac, a Negro skipper.

Production. Launching of the SS Booker T. Washington. First Liberty Ship named for a Negro, the SS Booker T. Washington is shown at the California Shipbuilding Corporation's yards a short time before it was christened by Marian Anderson, the celebrated contralto. The cargo vessel was placed in command of Captain Hugh Mulzac, a Negro skipper.

Construction of the liberty ship "Booker T. Washington." G.M. Matthews, Negro burner assigned to the steel plate ship of the California Shipbuilding Corporation, is one of the more than 500 skilled, semi-skilled, and unskilled Negro workers in the yards which built the "Booker T. Washington," first liberty ship named for a Negro

Construction of the liberty ship "Booker T. Washington." G.M. Matthews, Negro burner assigned to the steel plate ship of the California Shipbuilding Corporation, is one of the more than 500 skilled, semi-skilled, and unskilled Negro workers in the yards which built the "Booker T. Washington," first liberty ship named for a Negro

Production. Launching of the SS Booker T. Washington. Mrs. Mary McLeod Bethune, Director of Negro Affairs, National Youth Administration (NYA); an identified member of the local committee; Marian Anderson, celebrated contralto; Dr. William J. Thompkins, Recorder of Deeds, Washington, D.C.; Reverend F.D. Jordon, Los Angeles; and Mrs. Portia Washington Pittman, only living daughter of Booker T. Washington, wave farewell as the Liberty Ship named for the great Negro educator and leader, slides down the ways at the California Shipbuilding Corporation's yards at Wilmington, California

Production. Launching of the SS Booker T. Washington. Mrs. Mary McLeod Bethune, Director of Negro Affairs, National Youth Administration (NYA); an identified member of the local committee; Marian Anderson, celebrated contralto; Dr. William J. Thompkins, Recorder of Deeds, Washington, D.C.; Reverend F.D. Jordon, Los Angeles; and Mrs. Portia Washington Pittman, only living daughter of Booker T. Washington, wave farewell as the Liberty Ship named for the great Negro educator and leader, slides down the ways at the California Shipbuilding Corporation's yards at Wilmington, California

Construction of the liberty ship "Booker T. Washington." Jesse Kermit Lucas, experienced Negro welder at the California Shipbuilding Corporation's yards, is shown instructing his white welder apprentice, Rodney Gail Chesney, as the two work on the "Booker T. Washington," first liberty ship named for a Negro

Construction of the liberty ship "Booker T. Washington." Jesse Kermit Lucas, experienced Negro welder at the California Shipbuilding Corporation's yards, is shown instructing his white welder apprentice, Rodney Gail Chesney, as the two work on the "Booker T. Washington," first liberty ship named for a Negro

Manpower. Shipyard workers. Reaming holes in a deck plate for a new cargo boat under construction at the Wilmington, California, yard of the California Shipbuilding Corporation. The Booker T. Washington, recently launched at this yard, is one of the many freighters the company has built since Pearl Harbor

Manpower. Shipyard workers. Reaming holes in a deck plate for a new cargo boat under construction at the Wilmington, California, yard of the California Shipbuilding Corporation. The Booker T. Washington, recently launched at this yard, is one of the many freighters the company has built since Pearl Harbor

Production. Launching of the SS Booker T. Washington. Marian Anderson, celebrated contralto, and Mrs. Mary McLeod Bethune, Director of Negro Affairs, National Youth Administration (NYA), at the launching of the SS Booker T. Washington, first Liberty Ship named for a Negro, at the California Shipbuilding Corporation's yards

Production. Launching of the SS Booker T. Washington. Marian Anderson, celebrated contralto, and Mrs. Mary McLeod Bethune, Director of Negro Affairs, National Youth Administration (NYA), at the launching of the SS Booker T. Washington, first Liberty Ship named for a Negro, at the California Shipbuilding Corporation's yards

Construction of the liberty ship "Booker T. Washington." The "Booker T. Washington," first liberty ship to be named for a Negro, is shown being rushed to completion on one of the ways of the California Shipbuilding Corporation

Construction of the liberty ship "Booker T. Washington." The "Booker T. Washington," first liberty ship to be named for a Negro, is shown being rushed to completion on one of the ways of the California Shipbuilding Corporation

Shipbuilding. Pipes and fittings. Copper pipe and steel fittings in the pipe shop at the Wilmington, California, yard of the California Shipbuilding Corporation. The Booker T. Washington, recently launched at this yard, is one of the many freighters the company has built since Pearl Harbor

Shipbuilding. Pipes and fittings. Copper pipe and steel fittings in the pipe shop at the Wilmington, California, yard of the California Shipbuilding Corporation. The Booker T. Washington, recently launched at this yard, is one of the many freighters the company has built since Pearl Harbor