Frances Perkins shakes hands with workers at Todd Shipyards

Title:
Frances Perkins shakes hands with workers at Todd Shipyards
Place of Origin:
Richmond (Calif.)
Date:
March 29, 1941
Format/Genre:
photographs
Language:
English
Note:
Gift of Frances Perkins
Summary:
Frances Perkins wrote on the verso of the photograph above left: “The first view of Henry Kaiser’s latest Mud & hope.� His Richmond shipyard became famous for producing cargo ships, known as Liberty ships, on the average of one every 45 days, and by November, 1942, production had been cut to just 14 and ½ days.
Subjects:
Richmond (Calif.); Perkins, Frances, 1880-1965; Todd Shipyards Corporation
Library Collection:
Frances Perkins Papers
Library Location:
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Shelf Location:
Box no. 100, Box 100, Envelope Unidentified
Digital Project:
Frances Perkins
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Frances Perkins shakes hands with workers at Todd Shipyards