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SS Henry W. Grady Launch

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Type: Black-and-white photographs | StillImage
Creator: Terhune, Harold J.
Title: SS Henry W. Grady Launch
Date: 1943 Oct. 22
Description: View of the conductor holding up a young boy to conduct the band for the launch of the SS Henry W. Grady in Brunswick, Georgia.

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The SS Henry W. Grady, named after Atlanta journalist Henry Grady, was a liberty ship. The Liberty ships were a series of cargo ships built by the United States during World War II. The steamship Henry W. Grady was launched in 1943.

Subjects: J.A. Jones Construction Company | Henry W. Grady (Ship) | Liberty ships--Georgia--Brunswick--History--World War, 1939-1945 | Cargo ships--Georgia--Brunswick | Ships--Launching | Shipbuilding--Georgia--Brunswick | Shipyards--Georgia--Brunswick | Shipbuilding industry--Employees | World War, 1939-1945 | World War, 1939-1945--Music--Georgia--Brunswick | World War, 1939-1945--War work | Rites and ceremonies--Georgia--Brunswick | United States--Social life and customs | Conductors (Music)--Georgia--Brunswick | Musicians--Georgia--Brunswick | Musical instruments--Georgia--Brunswick | Trombone--Georgia--Brunswick | Brass instruments--Georgia--Brunswick | Men--Georgia--Brunswick | Women--Georgia--Brunswick | Military uniforms | Music--Georgia--Brunswick | Instrumental music--Georgia--Brunswick | Boys--Georgia--Brunswick | Crowds--Georgia--Brunswick | Construction workers--Georgia--Brunswick | Construction industry--Georgia--Brunswick | Construction industry--Employees--Georgia--Brunswick | Clothing and dress--Georgia--Brunswick | Hats--Georgia--Brunswick | Bands (Music)--Georgia--Brunswick | Sheet music--Georgia--Brunswick | Brunswick (Ga.) | Glynn County (Ga.)
Contributors: Atlanta History Center
Online Publisher: Atlanta, Ga. : Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center, 2006
Original Material: 8 x 10 in. silver gelatin print | Raymond B. Nixon Photographs, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center, Atlanta, GA.
Rights and Usage: This material is protected by copyright law. (Title 17, U. S. Code) Permission for use must be cleared through The Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Licensing agreement may be required.
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Related Institutions: Atlanta History Center
Collection Information: Raymond B. Nixon Photographs, 1943