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[Members of an all-African American company walking in rows during an infantry drill at the First Women's Army Auxiliary Corps Training Center, Fort Des Moines, Iowa, February 24, 1943.]

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Names
United States. Office of War Information (Sponsor)
United States. Army. Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (Sponsor)
Collection

Military.

World War II

United States. Army; Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAACs) and Women's Army Corps (WACs)

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 186-?-198-
Date Created: 1942 - 1945
Date Created: 1943-02
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Military
Topics
World War, 1939-1945
Military training
African American women
Fort Des Moines (Iowa)
Infantry drill and tactics
United States. Army -- African American troops
Genres
Photographs
Gelatin silver prints
Notes
Content: Original negative #: 520-M; Caption on back: "Swinging along in perfect cadence, these members of a Negro company at the First Women's Army Auxiliary Corps Training Center at Fort Des Moines, Ia., demonstrate their proficiency in infantry drill. / February 24, 1943 release."
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: 933a8b50-c645-012f-b18a-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. "[Members of an all-African American company walking in rows during an infantry drill at the First Women's Army Auxiliary Corps Training Center, Fort Des Moines, Iowa, February 24, 1943.]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 186. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa11-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "[Members of an all-African American company walking in rows during an infantry drill at the First Women's Army Auxiliary Corps Training Center, Fort Des Moines, Iowa, February 24, 1943.]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 25, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa11-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (186). [Members of an all-African American company walking in rows during an infantry drill at the First Women's Army Auxiliary Corps Training Center, Fort Des Moines, Iowa, February 24, 1943.] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa11-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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[Members of an all-African American company walking in rows during an infantry drill at the First Women's Army Auxiliary Corps Training Center, Fort Des Moines, Iowa, February 24, 1943.]