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Title
U.S. Minister inspects negro WAACs in Liberia.
Additional title: [Members of an African American company of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps lined up for review, Liberia.]
Names
United States. Office of War Information (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
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Military
Topics
African-American soldiers
World War, 1939-1945
Liberia
Military camps
African American women
Military parades & ceremonies
United States. Army. Women's Army Auxiliary Corps
Genres
Photographs
Gelatin silver prints
Notes
Content: Original negative #: 34368-2C; Caption on back: "A company of Negro WAACS was reviewed by the Hon. Lester A. Walton, U.S. Minister to Liberia, recently on a visit to an American camp near Monrovia. The WAACS are shown as they lined up for review. PLEASE CREDIT: AMERICAN FOREIGN SERVICE JOURNAL PHOTO FROM OWI."
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: 95016b80-c645-012f-d006-58d385a7bc34

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. "U.S. Minister inspects negro WAACs in Liberia." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1942 - 1945. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa16-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "U.S. Minister inspects negro WAACs in Liberia." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 6, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa16-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1942 - 1945). U.S. Minister inspects negro WAACs in Liberia. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa16-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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U.S. Minister inspects negro WAACs in Liberia.