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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: 1946-03
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Military
Topics
Paratroopers
Military training
Parachuting
United States. Army -- African American troops
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: "Terrain such as that pictured above is taken in stride [by] jumpers of the all-Negro 555th Parachute Infantry Battalion. They so manipulate their 'chutes' that they land safely in the small clearings shown above. 3-29-46."
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: b477bd20-c645-012f-0d67-58d385a7bc34

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. "No soft spots." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 186. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9e3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "No soft spots." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 3, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9e3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (186). No soft spots. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9e3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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No soft spots.