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Hog Island Winter Abbreviated.mp4
Footage of workers, both Black and White, working on the snow-covered shipways at Hog Island Shipyard in 1917.

Port Richmond Grain Elevator.jpg
A picture from 1917 of a Grain-Elevator in Port Richmond, Philadelphia, where William Stephens may have worked. Grain-Elevators were used to put grain on Tramp Ships which would then transport the load to Europe during the First World War.

An advertisement for the first Afro-American Business Day in Philadelphia on July 26, 1917. The Armstrong Association, a organization which provided services and information to the black migrants of Philadelphia endorsed the Business Day.
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