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[Photograph of Emil J. Kratt giving a speech at the launching of a Liberty ship, J.A. Jones Construction Company shipyard, Brunswick, Georgia, 1943]

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Title: [Photograph of Emil J. Kratt giving a speech at the launching of a Liberty ship, J.A. Jones Construction Company shipyard, Brunswick, Georgia, 1943]
Mr. Emil J. Kratt
Date: 1943
Description: Emil J. Kratt, general manager, standing at podium speaking before the launching of a Liberty ship from the shipyard of the J.A. Jones Construction Company in Brunswick, Georgia. The podium is covered in patriotic bunting; beneath the lectern is a poster with the U.S. Maritime Commission insignia that reads "Ships for Victory " along with the urging of "Speed--More Speed" by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. The dais behind Kratt is comprised of officers and dignitaries.

"2416"--photograph.

Original photograph scanned by the Brunswick-Glynn County Library. Described by the Digital Library of Georgia as a part of Georgia HomePLACE: an initiative of the Georgia Public Library Service and GALILEO.

Subjects: J.A. Jones Construction Company | Kratt, Emil J. | Liberty ships--Georgia--Brunswick | Ships--Launching | Shipbuilding--Georgia--Brunswick | Shipyards--Georgia--Brunswick | Rites and ceremonies--Georgia--Brunswick | United States--Social life and customs | World War, 1939-1945--War work | Brunswick (Ga.) | Glynn County (Ga.)
Contributors: Brunswick-Glynn County Library (Ga.). Special Collections
Online Publisher: [Athens, Ga] : Digital Library of Georgia, 2005
Original Material: Photograph held by the Special Collections, Brunswick-Glynn County Library, Three Rivers Regional Library System, J.A. Jones Construction Company collection, Photographs series, Ship launchings subseries, notebook 1, photograph 1-26.
Rights and Usage: Cite as: [title of photograph, series, subseries, notebook number, photograph number], J.A. Jones Construction Company collection, Special Collections, Brunswick-Glynn County Library, Three Rivers Regional Library System, as presented in the Digital Library of Georgia

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Persistent Link to Item: http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/vsbg/id:jaj026

Related Institutions: Digital Library of Georgia
Brunswick-Glynn County Library. Special Collections
Collection Information: Ships for Victory: J.A. Jones Construction Company and Liberty Ships in Brunswick, Georgia