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[Photograph of Edwin L. Jones, Sr. holding a commemorative plaque honoring the Bronx Division of American Women's Voluntary Services, J.A. Jones Construction Company shipyard, Brunswick, Georgia, 1943-1945?]

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Title: [Photograph of Edwin L. Jones, Sr. holding a commemorative plaque honoring the Bronx Division of American Women's Voluntary Services, J.A. Jones Construction Company shipyard, Brunswick, Georgia, 1943-1945?]
Emil Kratt holding plaque
Date: 1943-1945
Description: Standing at a podium during a ceremonial launching in the J.A. Jones Company shipyard in Brunswick, Georgia, Edwin L. Jones Sr. (then Vice President of J.A. Jones Construction Company and later President) holds a plaque commemorating the sponsorship of a Liberty ship. The plaque reads: "This Liberty ship sponsored and made possible by the war bond purchases of the Bronx Division of American Women's Voluntary Services." Two women behind Kratt stand against the platform railings (one woman is almost completely obscured); Liberty ship scaffolding can be seen in the background.

"60-2?"--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 | Jones, Edwin L. | American Women's Voluntary Services. Bronx Division | 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 | Savings bonds--New York | 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 1-55.
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:jaj055

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