A fire dog plays with children in Richmond, California. Girls play in a park. Children slide from a slider. A dog slides too. The dog climbs up the stairs of slider. He moves on a wheel board.
Launching of the last Liberty ship in Richmond, California. 'Benjamin Warner' written on a Liberty ship in the Kaiser Richmond Shipyards. A miniature model of the Statue of Liberty is unveiled in the presence of Henry Kaiser. People cheer as the ship is launched.
Construction of Liberty Ships during World War 2. Sign over entrance to the Kaiser Shipyards in Richmond, California, one of the U.S. shipyards where Liberty ships were being constructed. Change of shift in Kaiser Company shows huge numbers of workers leaving at end of their shift . Words on large building read 'Machine Shop'. Traffic passes on road in yard. Views from high vantage point of buildings and ships under construction. Crane and moving parts at dusk. Welders at work on several ships. Cranes against evening sky.
Overview from a height of the sprawling Kaiser shipyard in Richmond, California, during World War 2. Cranes moving and workers in hard hats at work. Derricks at the waterfront and large hangar-like structures. Sections of ships' superstructures being assembled in open areas of the yard. Several large cylindrical fuel tanks. Several Victory ships tied up at a pier, being outfitted. One is the "Boulder Victory" which was built by the Permanente Metals Corporation, in Yard 1, and launched on August 31, 1944. It was commissioned October 12, 1944 as the USS Boulder Victory (AK-227).
Kaiser Shipyard in Richmond, California. Large group of men and women workers coming out of the building. Workers work with large cranes. Group of women wearing welding helmets weld on machinery.
The Kaiser Shipyard in Richmond, California. Portion of prefabricated deck house being moved onto hydraulic lifts. Trailer being moved under deck house. The deck house being lifted with the help of a crane. Worker gives hand signals. The prefabricated deck house being placed on ship hull. Group of workers work on bottom of the hull.