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Contestant in boxing matches.

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Title
Contestant in boxing matches.
Names
United States. Army. Signal Corps (Photographer)
Collection

Military

Post World War II activity.

Troops stationed in Germany.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: late 1945-1949
Date Created: 1947
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Military
Genres
Photographs
Gelatin silver prints
Notes
Content: 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: Original negative #: ETO 46 6009 ; Caption on back: "Private First Class Marshall Pratt of 348 Lenox Avenue, New York City, tips the scales at 170 to quality for the light heavyweight bouts of the Continental Base Section's boxing matches; The bouts held in the Kurhaus Theater, Bad Nauheim, Germany, were sponsored by the Special Services Section of the CBS, 1-10-47."
Physical Description
Extent: 1 photographic print : Gelatin silver ; 10 x 8 in.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13049857
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a62c79d0-c645-012f-e67e-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1947: Created
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Contestant in boxing matches." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1947. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9b3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Contestant in boxing matches." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 4, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9b3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1947). Contestant in boxing matches. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9b3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Contestant in boxing matches.