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Title
Backing the Attack at Army show in nation's capital.
Additional title: [African American soldiers holding a barrage balloon to demonstrate its operations in the Third War Loan Drive in Washington, D. C.]
Names
United States. Office of War Information (Sponsor)
Smith, Roger (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
Washington (D.C.)
African American soldiers
Barrage balloons
Genres
Photographs
Gelatin silver prints
Notes
Content: Caption on back: "A crack Negro barrage balloon unit from Camp Tyson, Tenn., is one of the many features of the mammoth "BACK THE ATTACK" Army show now sparking $15,000,000,000, Third War Loan Drive in Washington D. C.; Members of the unit demonstrate how barrage balloons are used to protect ships, installations, bridges and cities from strafing by low-flying enemy planes."
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
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8f5d3af0-c645-012f-447c-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. "Backing the Attack at Army show in nation's capital." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1942 - 1945. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9f3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Backing the Attack at Army show in nation's capital." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 26, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9f3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1942 - 1945). Backing the Attack at Army show in nation's capital. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9f3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Backing the Attack at Army show in nation's capital.