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WPA project number 290, women sewing, Talbot County, Maryland, circa 1930-1940

1930-194028.5 x 24 cmPhotograph, documentarymonochromeJump to full detailsRequest from Special Collections

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umd:370897
umd:370898

Summary:Photograph documenting Project Number 290 of the Works Progress Administration in Maryland, Showing colored women engaged in making boys garments, Talbot County, Maryland, circa 1930-1940.
Creator:United States. Works Progress Administration
Century:1901-2000
Temporal subject: 1931-1940
1921-1930
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Maryland
Talbot County
Topical subjects:Sewing
Sewing machines
African American women
United States. Works Progress Administration
ArchivesUM location:Work Projects Administration in Maryland records
  • series 5.4
  • box 7
Repository:Historical Manuscripts
Browse terms:Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor
Copyright holder:United States. Works Projects Administration
Collection:Labor in America Collection