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Guide to the Brooklyn Navy Yard oral history collection ARC.003

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Collection processed by Amy Lau, Mary Mann, Aliki Caloyeras, and Margaret Fraser

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on  , September 3, 2020
Finding aid written in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Access Points

Document Type

  • Oral histories (document genres)
  • Transcripts
  • Interviews (sound recordings)
  • Video recordings

Subject Organizations

  • New York Naval Shipyard
  • Missouri (Battleship : BB 63)
  • Iowa (Battleship)
  • Bon Homme Richard (Aircraft carrier)

Subject Topics

  • Shipyards -- New York (State) -- Kings County -x History
  • Shipyards -- New York (State) -- Kings County
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Women welders
  • Labor unions -- New York (State) -- New York
  • Civilian employees of the United States Armed Forces
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- War work
  • Wages -- New York (State) -- Kings County
  • Shipfitting
  • Rivets and riveting
  • Tailoring -- New York (State) -- Kings County
  • African Americans
  • Judaism -- New York (State) -- Kings County
  • Typists
  • Women -x Employment -- New York (State) -- Kings County
  • Italian Americans -- New York (State) -- Kings County
  • Irish Americans -- New York (State) -- Kings County
  • African Americans -- New York (State) -- Kings County

Subject Places

  • New York Naval Shipyard
  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century
  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) |x Economic conditions |y 20th century
  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) |x History |y 20th century
  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) |x History, Naval