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Boat drill at Great Lakes.

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Title
Boat drill at Great Lakes.
Additional title: [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.]
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: 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
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9e11a040-c645-012f-932b-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

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. "Boat drill at Great Lakes." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1942 - 1945. 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. "Boat drill at Great Lakes." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 3, 2016. 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. (1942 - 1945). Boat drill at Great Lakes. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa0a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Boat drill at Great Lakes.