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Linda Butcher, ship-fitter, Neville Island, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1979

197950 x 40 cmPhotograph, documentarymonochromeJump to full details

Summary:Photo features Linda Butcher, a ship-fitter at work at the Dravo Corporation. When Tabor interviewed Butcher in 1978, she was one of only four or five women in a workforce of 500 employees. For more information, see Tabor's interview with Butcher in Off Our Back 9, no. 2 (February 1979). See Photo #3 (related photograph).
Creator:Tabor, Martha
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:District of Columbia
Place of origin – Settlement:Washington
Temporal subject: 1971-1980
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Pennsylvania
Geographical subject – Settlement:Pittsburgh
Topical subjects:Tabor, Martha
Construction
Butcher, Linda
Shipping
Ships
ArchivesUM location:Martha Tabor Collection
  • series 1: Women in Blue-Collar Trades, 1978-1981
  • box Artifact Box 74
  • item Photo #4
  • accession 2014-001-RG96-005
Repository:General Collection
Browse terms:Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor
Copyright holder:University of Maryland (College Park, Md.)
Collection:Labor in America Collection
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