Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Katherine Harriss Byers Collection
Scope and Contents The Katherine Harriss Byers Collection contains magazines, newsletters, newspaper clippings, and ephemera pertaining to World War II on the home front and shipbuilding in the Cape Fear region. The materials span from 1932 to 1992, though most items fall within the years 1941 to 1945. Many of the materials in the collection focus on the construction of liberty ships during World War II at the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company in Wilmington, North Carolina. In addition, the collection also...
Dates: 1932-1992; Majority of material found within 1941-1945
North Carolina Shipbuilding Company Collection
Scope and Contents
This collections contains materials related to the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company, a shipyard in Wilmington, North Carolina that was created as part of the U.S. Government's Emergency Shipbuilding Program during World War II. Included in the collection is a typed manuscript documenting the history of the company, a photocopied map of the Maffit Village neighborhood, and 19 photographs and 2 printing plates illustrating the company's grounds, workers and shipbuilding activities.
Dates: 1941-1946, undated