"Building the SS Frederick Douglass
in Baltimore, MD. More than 6,000 Negro shipyard workers are employed at the
Bethlehem-Fairfield Shipyard where the Liberty Ship, SS Frederick Douglass,
is being rushed to completion. The noted orator and abolitionist leader worked
as a ship caulker in the vicinity of this yard before he escaped from slavery.
Welders S.L. Ramsey and Benny Chen (Chinese) on aft end of flat keel."
By Roger Smith, ca. 1943 National Archives and Records Administration,
Records of the Office of War Information (208-NP-1DDD-5) [VENDOR # 104]