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Winston Churchill and Charlie Chaplin in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States, 1929German aviator Ernst Udet and British actress Lilian Harvey at an air show, Los Angeles, California, United States, 1933
Winston Churchill and Charlie Chaplin in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States, 1929German aviator Ernst Udet and British actress Lilian Harvey at an air show, Los Angeles, California, United States, 1933
USS Mississippi and USS New Mexico during Fleet Review, off Los Angeles, California, United States, Dec 1938Publicity photo of the propeller for the first ship built at the CalShip yards, John C Fremont, Los Angeles, California, United States, fall 1941. The women in front are Bettie Ober and Isabel Bork.
USS Mississippi and USS New Mexico during Fleet Review, off Los Angeles, California, United States, Dec 1938Publicity photo of the propeller for the first ship built at the CalShip yards, John C Fremont, Los Angeles, California, United States, fall 1941. The women in front are Bettie Ober and Isabel Bork.
On the night following the attack on Pearl Harbor, the deserted Main Street of the Japanese fishing community at Fish Harbor, Terminal Island, Los Angeles, California, United States, 8 Dec 1941.The seventh ship constructed by CalShip, Liberty-ship Robert Morris, is christened by Mrs. Margaret McCone, wife of CalShip president John A McCone (left), 28 Jan 1942, Los Angeles, California, United States.
On the night following the attack on Pearl Harbor, the deserted Main Street of the Japanese fishing community at Fish Harbor, Terminal Island, Los Angeles, California, United States, 8 Dec 1941.The seventh ship constructed by CalShip, Liberty-ship Robert Morris, is christened by Mrs. Margaret McCone, wife of CalShip president John A McCone (left), 28 Jan 1942, Los Angeles, California, United States.
A rudder’s-eye-view of Liberty-ship F A C Muhlenberg on the ways at CalShip, Los Angeles, California, United States, May 1942.A view of the CalShip yards from a Liberty-ship at the fitting out docks, Los Angeles, California, United States, circa 1942. Note scaffolding of the shipways at left.
A rudder’s-eye-view of Liberty-ship F A C Muhlenberg on the ways at CalShip, Los Angeles, California, United States, May 1942.A view of the CalShip yards from a Liberty-ship at the fitting out docks, Los Angeles, California, United States, circa 1942. Note scaffolding of the shipways at left.
African-American welder Ernest Enloe Cotton learning from a more experienced colleague while building Liberty Ship Booker T. Washington, California Shipbuilding Corporation yard, Los Angeles, California, United States, Sep 1942CalShip journeyman welder Jesse Kermit Lucas and his apprentice, Rodney Gail Chesney, while they were working on Liberty-ship Booker T Washington, Los Angeles, California, United States, Sep 1942.
African-American welder Ernest Enloe Cotton learning from a more experienced colleague while building Liberty Ship Booker T. Washington, California Shipbuilding Corporation yard, Los Angeles, California, United States, Sep 1942CalShip journeyman welder Jesse Kermit Lucas and his apprentice, Rodney Gail Chesney, while they were working on Liberty-ship Booker T Washington, Los Angeles, California, United States, Sep 1942.
Liberty-ship Booker T Washington on the ways at CalShip, Los Angeles, California, Sep 1942. Note the pre-fabricated double-bottom sections ready for the next ship to be laid down on these ways (Robert C Grier).Liberty-ship Booker T Washington sliding down the ways at CalShip, Los Angeles, California, United States, 29 Sep 1942.
Liberty-ship Booker T Washington on the ways at CalShip, Los Angeles, California, Sep 1942. Note the pre-fabricated double-bottom sections ready for the next ship to be laid down on these ways (Robert C Grier).Liberty-ship Booker T Washington sliding down the ways at CalShip, Los Angeles, California, United States, 29 Sep 1942.
No sooner had Liberty-ship Booker T Washington slid down the ways at CalShip that the keel of the next ship, Robert C Grier, was laid on the same ways, 29 Sep 1942, Los Angeles, California, United States.Sponsor of Liberty-ship Booker T Washington, celebrated operatic contralto Marian Anderson at the launching ceremonies at CalShip, Los Angeles, California, United States, 29 Sep 1942. Photo 1 of 2.
No sooner had Liberty-ship Booker T Washington slid down the ways at CalShip that the keel of the next ship, Robert C Grier, was laid on the same ways, 29 Sep 1942, Los Angeles, California, United States.Sponsor of Liberty-ship Booker T Washington, celebrated operatic contralto Marian Anderson at the launching ceremonies at CalShip, Los Angeles, California, United States, 29 Sep 1942. Photo 1 of 2.
Sponsor of Liberty-ship Booker T Washington, celebrated operatic contralto Marian Anderson at the launching ceremonies at CalShip, Los Angeles, California, United States, 29 Sep 1942. Photo 2 of 2.North American Aviation factory workers completing the construction of a B-25 Mitchell bomber, Inglewood facility, Los Angeles, California, United States, Oct 1942, photo 1 of 2
Sponsor of Liberty-ship Booker T Washington, celebrated operatic contralto Marian Anderson at the launching ceremonies at CalShip, Los Angeles, California, United States, 29 Sep 1942. Photo 2 of 2.North American Aviation factory workers completing the construction of a B-25 Mitchell bomber, Inglewood facility, Los Angeles, California, United States, Oct 1942, photo 1 of 2
North American Aviation factory workers completing the construction of a B-25 Mitchell bomber, Inglewood facility, Los Angeles, California, United States, Oct 1942, photo 2 of 2Liberty-ships at CalShip’s fitting-out docks, May 1943, Los Angeles, California, United States. In the foreground is SS Ignace Paderewski, which only spent 12 days at these docks before being delivered into service.
North American Aviation factory workers completing the construction of a B-25 Mitchell bomber, Inglewood facility, Los Angeles, California, United States, Oct 1942, photo 2 of 2Liberty-ships at CalShip’s fitting-out docks, May 1943, Los Angeles, California, United States. In the foreground is SS Ignace Paderewski, which only spent 12 days at these docks before being delivered into service.
Publicity photo of workers at the CalShip yard with connections to Major League Baseball, circa 1944, Los Angeles, California, United States. [See Comment below]VC2-S-AP3 ships Lincoln Victory, Panama Victory, Joplin Victory, and Columbia Victory on the ways at CalShip yards, Los Angeles, California, United States, spring 1944.
Publicity photo of workers at the CalShip yard with connections to Major League Baseball, circa 1944, Los Angeles, California, United States. [See Comment below]VC2-S-AP3 ships Lincoln Victory, Panama Victory, Joplin Victory, and Columbia Victory on the ways at CalShip yards, Los Angeles, California, United States, spring 1944.

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