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Like father like son" came to pass at Fort Benning this week when two sets of fathers and sons were accepted for Army Service at the induction station.

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Title
Like father like son" came to pass at Fort Benning this week when two sets of fathers and sons were accepted for Army Service at the induction station.
Additional title: [Induction station officer swearing in African American fathers and sons.]
Names
United States. Office of War Information (Sponsor)
United States. Army. Signal Corps (Photographer)
Collection

Military

World War II

United States. Army; Stateside activities.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1942 - 1945
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Military
Topics
World War, 1939-1945
Interiors
African American fathers
African American young men
Oaths
Fort Benning (Ga.)
Genres
Photographs
Gelatin silver prints
Notes
Content: Shcomburg copy negative # : SC-CN-83-0044 ; Caption on back: "Like father like son" came to pass at Fort Benning this week when two sets of fathers and sons were accepted for Army Service at the induction station; Here is Lt. [Lieutenant] William F. Ryles, induction station officer swearing in the fathers and sons; [From left to right] the new soldiers are : George Palmer, his son, Tommy Palmer; Lee T. Watts R., and Lee T. Watts, Jr.."
Physical Description
Extent: 1 photographic print : Gelatin silver ; 8 x 10 in.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13049857
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG96-F156
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8ee760d0-c645-012f-d9c6-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1942: Created (Approximate)
  • 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. "Like father like son" came to pass at Fort Benning this week when two sets of fathers and sons were accepted for Army Service at the induction station." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1942 - 1945. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9ef-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Like father like son" came to pass at Fort Benning this week when two sets of fathers and sons were accepted for Army Service at the induction station." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 30, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9ef-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1942 - 1945). Like father like son" came to pass at Fort Benning this week when two sets of fathers and sons were accepted for Army Service at the induction station. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9ef-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Like father like son" came to pass at Fort Benning this week when two sets of fathers and sons were accepted for Army Service at the induction station.