Where they will visit.
NamesUnited States. Army. Signal Corps (Photographer)
Post World War II activity.
Troops stationed in Germany.
Dates / OriginDate Created: late 1945-1949Date Created: 1946
Library locationsSchomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints DivisionShelf locator: Sc Photo Military
GenresPhotographsGelatin silver prints
NotesContent: The majority of images from the post World War II period (late 1945-1949) depict the activities of the U.S. Army and U.S. Navy including individual and group portraits of enlisted personnel and officers; American troops stationed in the former Axis territories (Germany, Italy, and Japan); and views of Army and Navy training centers and military bases in the U.S., with an emphasis on presenting the military's attempts to integrate its troops and the co-operation between white and African American personnel. Also included are some views of troops returning home to the United States; families being reunited at overseas bases; and medal presentations to war heroes. Activities of the U.S. Marine Corps are limited; the Air Force, Coast Guard and National Guard are not represented.Content: Caption on back: "Major Steve G. Davis, General Staff Corps, points to areas that will be visited by Mr. Marcus to areas that will be visited by Mr. Marcus H. Ray [left], Civilian Aide to Secretary of War, on his tour of Army installations in the European and Mediterranean Theaters where Negro troops are stationed; Mr. Ray and party, which included Major Davis, arrived in Frankfurt, Germany, Headquarters, U. S. Forces, European Theater, on November 18; The tour will include army installations in Germany, Austria and Italy; Troop morale, community attitudes, housing and recreational facilities will be observed by Mr. Ray; A specific interest will be a study of the implementation of the War Department postwar policy on utilization of Negro manpower, 11-26-46."
Physical DescriptionExtent: 1 photographic print : Gelatin silver ; 8 x 10 in.
Type of ResourceStill image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13049857Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a78c2e20-c645-012f-5167-58d385a7bc34
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