Baseball in Germany.
NamesUnited States. Army. Signal Corps (Photographer)
Post World War II activity.
Troops stationed in Germany.
Dates / OriginDate Created: late 1945-1949Date Created: 1948
Library locationsSchomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints DivisionShelf locator: Sc Photo Military
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: "Posed ready to open the Wurzburg Military Post "battalion level" baseball league are these members of Kitzingen Basic Training Center's baseball team; Left to right, first row: M/Sgt. Raymond Street, Monroe, Louisiana; T/5 James Stanton, Jr., Coatesville, Pennsylvania; T/5 Maurice Taylor, Washington, D.C.; Private Sherman R. Moron, Pottstown, Pennsylvania; Sgt. Daniel Eskin, Kenilworth, New Jersey; T/5 E. Smith, Richmond, Virginia and Sgt. Charles Hammon, Kansas City, Missouri; Second row: Pfc. Clarence Washington, Galveston, Texas; 1st Sgt. Earl Williams, Cleveland, Ohio; Pfc Ralph Goldmen, Richmond, Virginia; Pfc Mac Mocklin, Plain, New Jersey; S/Sgt Willie Riddings, New York City; Cpl. Benjamin A. Carris, Winchehester, Connecticut; Pfc Don Dawkins, Reading, Pennsylvania; Private James Thompson, St. Louis, Missouri; T/3 Earl A. Dabney, Brooklyn, New York; Third row: 1st Lt. L. R. Mannel of Greenwich, Connecticut, Coach; M/Sgt. George Webb, Columbus, Georgia,; Pfc Albert Evans, Hobbe, New Mexico; Pfc. Harris Loomie, Portland, Oregon; Pfc Hackit Frank Terry, Media, Pennsylvania; Pfc Arthur Derman, Houston, Texas; Pfc Frank Terry, Media, Pennsylvania; Pfc. Leonard Wallace, Los Angeles, California; Pfc. Elard Collins, Gillenville, Texas, 6-4-48."
Type of ResourceStill image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13049857Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a5f040c0-c645-012f-2d5d-58d385a7bc34
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