Image ID
HB-07282-J
Headline
Army-Navy E Award ceremony at Crane Company plant
Date Depicted
February 4, 1943
Date Created
February 4, 1943
Creator
Hedrich-Blessing
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
black-and-white negatives
Copyright Notice
© Chicago Historical Society, published on or before 2015, all rights reserved
Credit Line
HB-07282-J, Chicago History Museum, Hedrich-Blessing Collection
Inventory Number
1991.505
Storage Location
Hedrich-Blessing Collection
Acquisition Source
Hedrich-Blessing Collection
Max Pixels - Height
2323
Max Pixels - Width
3000
KEYWORDS
Chicago (Ill.)
patriotism
USA
built environment
people
architecture
Crane Company
armed forces
sailors
soldiers
awards & ceremonies
factories & plants
manufacturing
WWII
World War, 1939-1945
military personnel
Army-Navy E Award
Army-Navy Production Award
United States. Army
United States. Navy
musicians
audiences
propaganda
1991.505
Hedrich-Blessing (Firm)
hb07282j
army navy e award ceremony at crane company plant

Interior view of the Army-Navy E Award ceremony, featuring a banner that reads Valves for Victory! behind the stage, at the Crane Company plant in Chicago, Illinois, February 4, 1943. A group of military and company officials sit on the stage, with an officer at the podium, while a military band sits with their instruments in front of the audience below. The Army-Navy E Award honored companies for excellence in the production of military equipment during the Second World War. Photographed for Crane Company.

Interior view of the Army-Navy E Award ceremony, featuring a banner that reads Valves for Victory! behind the stage, at the Crane Company plant in Chicago, Illinois, February 4, 1943. A group of military and company officials sit on the stage, with an officer at the podium, while a military band sits with their instruments in front of the audience below. The Army-Navy E Award honored companies for excellence in the production of military equipment during the Second World War. Photographed for Crane Company.