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[Photograph of the Reverend John Sharp giving an invocation at a Liberty ship launching, J.A. Jones Construction Company shipyard, Brunswick, Georgia, 1943/1945?]

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Title: [Photograph of the Reverend John Sharp giving an invocation at a Liberty ship launching, J.A. Jones Construction Company shipyard, Brunswick, Georgia, 1943/1945?]
Rev. John Sharp gives invocation
Date: 1943-1945
Description: Standing at a podium, Reverend John Sharp of the First Methodist Church in Brunswick gives the invocation prior to the christening and launching of a Liberty ship. In attendance are the Methodist bishop of North Carolina, G. G. Purcell, along with Mrs. Purcell, and daughter Claire. The ceremony is held in the shipyard of the J.A. Jones Construction Company of Brunswick, Georgia.

"63-2"--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 | Sharp, John, Rev. | Purcell, G. G. | Purcell, G. G., Mrs. | Purcell, Claire | 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 1-52.
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:jaj052

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