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[African American Private James C. Lee sitting at a teletype machine in the telegraph room at Camp Edwards, Kentucky, September 2, 1948.]

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Names
United States. Army. Signal Corps (Sponsor)
Collection

Military.

Post World War II activity.

U.S. Army - Training centers and military bases.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 186-?-198-
Date Created: late 1945-1949
Date Created: 1948-09
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Military
Topics
African American men
Kentucky
Telegraphers
African American soldiers
Teletype
Military telegraph
Telegraph offices
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: Caption on back: "Shown at the teletype machine in the telegraph room at Camp Edwards is Private James C. Lee, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Private Lee is a member of the 821st F & B Company on special duty at Edwards from Camp Campbell, Kentucky. 9-2-48."
Physical Description
Extent: 1 photographic print: gelatin silver, 10 x 8 in.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b13049857
RLIN/OCLC : NYPG96-F156
UUID: b2d87a40-c645-012f-a876-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 186: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "[African American Private James C. Lee sitting at a teletype machine in the telegraph room at Camp Edwards, Kentucky, September 2, 1948.]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 186. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9de-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "[African American Private James C. Lee sitting at a teletype machine in the telegraph room at Camp Edwards, Kentucky, September 2, 1948.]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 28, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9de-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (186). [African American Private James C. Lee sitting at a teletype machine in the telegraph room at Camp Edwards, Kentucky, September 2, 1948.] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9de-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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[African American Private James C. Lee sitting at a teletype machine in the telegraph room at Camp Edwards, Kentucky, September 2, 1948.]