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Title
Special Seabee Band.
Additional title: [Group portrait of African Americans, Seabee Band members, from the 30th Special U.S. Naval Construction Battalion, playing on a stage.]
Names
United States. Office of War Information (Sponsor)
Naval Photographic Center (U.S.) (Photographer)
Collection

Military

World War II

United States. Navy.

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
Bands
Navies
African American musicians
England
United States. Navy. Seabees
Genres
Photographs
Gelatin silver prints
Notes
Content: Original file # : J-45-0026 ; Caption on back: "One of the hottest bands in the ETO is that of the 30th Special U.S. Naval Construction Battalion; These follows play for U.S. Navy dances in villages, towns and cities of England wherever a Navy "hop" schedule them to make with some music; Picture shows left to right : Walter L. Wheller, Coxswain [sax]; Charles C. Cheesman, SK3c [piano]; Percy O. Branch, Coxswain [trumpet]; Thomas J. Lindsey, coxswain [trumpet]; Edward A. Grant, Slc [drums]; Paul H. Vaughn, EM3c [Trumpet],; Arthur R. Tinsley, Slc, [trombone]."
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): 9a581710-c645-012f-7afc-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. "Special Seabee Band." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1942 - 1945. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9fe-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Special Seabee Band." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 31, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9fe-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1942 - 1945). Special Seabee Band. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9fe-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Special Seabee Band.