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Flight from the West.

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Title
Flight from the West.
Additional title: [A group photograph of African American veterans with their veteran friends getting into a bus after flight, Washington, D. C,, 12 December 1945.]
Names
United States. Office of War Information (Sponsor)
United States. Army (Photographer)
Collection

Military

World War II

Veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1942 - 1945
Date Created: 1945
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Military
Topics
World War, 1939-1945
Military uniforms
African American veterans
Washington National Airport
Genres
Photographs
Gelatin silver prints
Notes
Content: Caption on back: "GIs [veterans of the U.S. armed forces] above have just completed a plane trip just completed a plane trip across; Ten to twelve planes arrive daily at the National Airport in Washington, D.C. from the West Coast with twelve or thirteen GIs [veterans of the U.S. armed forces] abroad; They represent over 70 percent of the passengers arriving from the West Coast by air; It is estimated that 21000 veterans will be flown East each month, 12/12/45."
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): 9f4218e0-c645-012f-77ae-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

  • 1945: 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. "Flight from the West." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1945. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa36-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Flight from the West." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 8, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa36-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1945). Flight from the West. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa36-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Flight from the West.