Category Archives: Shipyard Workers

Philadelphia Naval Shipyard oral histories

Independence Seaport Museum collection of Philadelphia Naval Shipyard oral histories, 1993–1999. 6 containers (4.5 linear feet). About the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard oral history project The Philadephia Naval Shipyard Oral History Project consists of a series of fifteen interviews exploring the … Continue reading

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Brancato, Domenic

Domenic Brancato papers, 1905–1986. 2 boxes (0.83 linear feet). About Domenic Brancato Domenic Brancato (1905-1986) started working in the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard at age 14 and worked there for about 50 years. About the collection This is a collection of … Continue reading

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Campbell, William

William Campbell photographs, 1935–1940. 2 boxes (0.67 linear feet). About William Campbell William Campbell was a commercial artist and photographer. He created advertising artwork for Sun Shipbuilding, of Chester, Pennsylvania. About the collection Photographs, negatives, and photographer’s notes by William … Continue reading

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Sergi, Joseph

Joseph Sergi papers, 1988–1995. 1 box (0.2 linear feet). About the collection This is a collection of papers of Joseph J. Sergei. Materials include: photographs of Sergei and other employees at the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard; student manuals on drafting and … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Naval Shipyard (Philadelphia, Pa.)

Philadelphia Naval Shipyard collection, 1862–1996. 17 boxes, plus 4 oversize folders (8.9 linear feet). About Philadelphia Naval Shipyard The Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, formerly Navy Yard, was the first naval shipyard of the United States. The site’s role as a U.S. … Continue reading

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Liener, Josef

Josef Liener collection of Philadelphia Naval Shipyard photographs and memoranda, 1916–1957. 1 box, FIX (0.41 linear feet). About Josef Liener Josef Liener was a boat designer and builder. Established in 1799, the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard was the first Naval Shipyard … Continue reading

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Mally, Michael

Michael Mally photographs, 1986–1994. 2 flat boxes (0.33 linear feet). About Michael Mally Michael Mally was a staff photographer at the Philadelphia Inquirer. He had previously worked at the Los Angeles Times, and his photographs have appeared in Reader’s Digest, … Continue reading

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