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Title
WAC at technical job in x-ray laboratory.
Additional title: [African American Private Hannah Wills developing an x-ray film in the x-ray laboratory at Post Hospital, Camp Breckinridge, Kentucky, November 30, 1943.]
Names
United States. Office of War Information (Sponsor)
United States. Army. Signal 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: 1942 - 1945
Date Created: 1943-11
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Military
Topics
World War, 1939-1945
African American women
United States -- Armed Forces -- African Americans
Military hospitals
Radiography Films
Camp Breckinridge (Ky.)
Hospital laboratories
Genres
Photographs
Gelatin silver prints
Notes
Content: Original negative #: 5SC-2325-43-371-PR437; Caption on back: "Pvt. Hannah Wills, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wills, 3756 Hudson-av., Detroit, Mich., performs a highly skilled task in the x-ray laboratory of the Post Hospital at Camp Breckinridge, Ky. She develops x-ray film. / Specially trained for 13 weeks in a photographers' school at Fort Des Moines, Ia., Pvt. Wills now is receiving further advanced training at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., before returning to the Army laboratory. / Pvt. Wills was an airplane riveter in Briggs plant at Detroit, Mich., before enlisting in the Women's Army Corps. She is a graduate of Northwestern High School, Detroit."
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): 9415cc40-c645-012f-82d0-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1943: Created
  • 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. "WAC at technical job in x-ray laboratory." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1943. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa13-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "WAC at technical job in x-ray laboratory." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 28, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa13-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1943). WAC at technical job in x-ray laboratory. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa13-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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WAC at technical job in x-ray laboratory.