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Title
The United States Coast Guard Quartet.
Additional title: [Group photograph of the U.S. Coast Guard Quartet members while singing, New York, N.Y.]
Names
United States. Office of War Information (Sponsor)
Naval Photographic Center (U.S.) (Photographer)
Collection

Military

World War II

United States Coast Guard.

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
New York (N.Y.)
Navies
African American singers
Quartets
Genres
Photographs
Gelatin silver prints
Notes
Content: Caption on back: "New York, N. Y. - Pictured above is the famed United States Coast Guard Quartet; Headed by Homer Smith, Boatswain's Mate 2/c, who led the noted "Southerners" of NBC fame, the Quartet sings regularly over the networks and is probably the best known of the service quartets,; Other members are [left to right]: Smith, Thomas Lockard, Storekeeper 2/c, Los Angeles Opera Company star; James Lewis, Gunner's Mate 3/c, who was starred in Bill Robinson's "Hot Mikado" ; and Martin Boughan, Yeoman 3/c, Gilbert and Sullivan Opera soloist, who for several seasons starred with Chicago Opera Company."
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: 96c29f20-c645-012f-86cb-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. "The United States Coast Guard Quartet." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1942 - 1945. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa29-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "The United States Coast Guard Quartet." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 11, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa29-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1942 - 1945). The United States Coast Guard Quartet. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa29-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The United States Coast Guard Quartet.