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[Photograph of Santa visiting workers at the J.A. Jones Construction Company shipyards, Brunswick, Georgia, 1944 Dec. 25?]

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Title: [Photograph of Santa visiting workers at the J.A. Jones Construction Company shipyards, Brunswick, Georgia, 1944 Dec. 25?]
Santa with shipyard workers
Date: 1944 Dec. 25
Description: Santa visits with workers of the J.A. Jones Construction Company in Brunswick, Georgia, who worked without pay on Christmas Day, 1944, in support of Allied military personnel serving around the world. The photograph is divided into two separate sections: in the top section, Santa shakes hands with general manager Emil J. Kratt in front of a line of factory workers; in the bottom section, he assists two female construction workers (in hard hats) while other employees look on.

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. | Santa Claus--Georgia--Brunswick | Christmas--Georgia--Brunswick | Shipbuilding industry--Employees | Liberty ships--Georgia--Brunswick | Shipbuilding--Georgia--Brunswick | Shipyards--Georgia--Brunswick | United States--Social life and customs | World War, 1939-1945--War work | Rivets and riveting | 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, Photograph series, Special Christmas subseries, notebook 2, photograph 2-1.
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:jaj087

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