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[Three crews of African American sailors sitting in their cutters at the end of a boat drill session, U.S. Naval Training Station, Great Lakes, Illinois.]

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Names
United States. Office of War Information (Sponsor)
United States. Navy (Sponsor)
Collection

Military.

World War II

United States. Navy; Training centers and military bases.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 186-?-198-
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
Boats
Military training
Drill and minor tactics
African American sailors
Naval Training Center Great Lakes (Ill.)
Genres
Photographs
Gelatin silver prints
Notes
Content: Caption on back: "Two Negro crews are pictured at 'Toss' cars as their cutters glide down the slip ending a session of boat drill at the U.S. Naval Training Station, Great Lakes, Ill., [as] many as 24 companies of recruits (averaging 120 to 130 men to a company) undergo boat drill daily in the Station's harbor on Lake Michigan."
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
UUID: 9e11a040-c645-012f-932b-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. "[Three crews of African American sailors sitting in their cutters at the end of a boat drill session, U.S. Naval Training Station, Great Lakes, Illinois.]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 186. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa0a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "[Three crews of African American sailors sitting in their cutters at the end of a boat drill session, U.S. Naval Training Station, Great Lakes, Illinois.]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 28, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa0a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (186). [Three crews of African American sailors sitting in their cutters at the end of a boat drill session, U.S. Naval Training Station, Great Lakes, Illinois.] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa0a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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[Three crews of African American sailors sitting in their cutters at the end of a boat drill session, U.S. Naval Training Station, Great Lakes, Illinois.]