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Camp Edwards, Kentucky.

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Title
Camp Edwards, Kentucky.
Additional title: [African American Private James C. Lee sitting at a teletype machine in the telegraph room at Camp Edwards, Kentucky, September 2, 1948.]
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: 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
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b2d87a40-c645-012f-a876-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1948: 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. "Camp Edwards, Kentucky." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1948. 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. "Camp Edwards, Kentucky." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 10, 2016. 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. (1948). Camp Edwards, Kentucky. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9de-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Camp Edwards, Kentucky.