African American women railroad track workers, 1942

Title

African American women railroad track workers, 1942

Subject

Women Railroad Workers

Description

The first unit of female railroad workers near Downingtown, PA.

Creator

Philadelphia Record

Source

Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Publisher

WCU, HIS 601/HON 452 Great Migration and Digital Storytelling, Fall 2014

Date

August 22, 1942

Contributor

Amanda Tuttle

Rights

Courtesy of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Format

JPG

Type

Still Image

Original Format

Photo

Files

12707-v07_b18f1761_003.jpg


Citation

Philadelphia Record, “African American women railroad track workers, 1942,” Goin' North, accessed July 22, 2024, https://www.goinnorth.org/items/show/411.