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Disabled ex-service men patients in U. S. Veterans Hospital, Tuskegee, Alabama, are busy assembling Buddy Poppies for the Veterans of Foreign Wars Sale which will be conducted nationally during the week preceding Memorial Day.

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Names
United States. Office of War Information (Sponsor)
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (Sponsor)
Collection

Military.

World War II

Veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 186-?-198-
Date Created: 1942 - 1945
Date Created: 1947
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Military
Topics
World War, 1939-1945
Artificial flowers -- United States
Nurses
African American veterans
Tuskegee (Ala.)
Genres
Photographs
Gelatin silver printing-out paper prints
Notes
Content: Caption on back: "Disabled ex-service men patients in U. S. Veterans Hospital, Tuskegee, Alabama, are busy assembling Buddy Poppies for the Veterans of Foreign Wars Sale which will be conducted nationally during the week preceding Memorial Day; All the Buddy Poppies are made by disabled and needy veterans and the entire proceeds from their sale are used for welfare and relief activities; An allotment of a portion of the proceeds is made each year to the Veterans of Foreign Wars National Home for widows and orphans of ex-service men in Eaton Rapids, Michigan; A national goal of 21,000,000 Buddy Poppies has been set for the V.F.W's [Veterans of Foreign Wars] 1947 sale; Veterans of Foreign Wars, 489 Fifth Avenue, N.Y.C."
Physical Description
Extent: 1 photographic print : Gelatin silver ; 10 x 8 in.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b13049857
RLIN/OCLC : NYPG96-F156
UUID: 9fb6c0d0-c645-012f-5fd9-58d385a7bc34

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. "Disabled ex-service men patients in U. S. Veterans Hospital, Tuskegee, Alabama, are busy assembling Buddy Poppies for the Veterans of Foreign Wars Sale which will be conducted nationally during the week preceding Memorial Day." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 186. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa37-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Disabled ex-service men patients in U. S. Veterans Hospital, Tuskegee, Alabama, are busy assembling Buddy Poppies for the Veterans of Foreign Wars Sale which will be conducted nationally during the week preceding Memorial Day." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 29, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa37-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (186). Disabled ex-service men patients in U. S. Veterans Hospital, Tuskegee, Alabama, are busy assembling Buddy Poppies for the Veterans of Foreign Wars Sale which will be conducted nationally during the week preceding Memorial Day. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa37-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Disabled ex-service men patients in U. S. Veterans Hospital, Tuskegee, Alabama, are busy assembling Buddy Poppies for the Veterans of Foreign Wars Sale which will be conducted nationally during the week preceding Memorial Day.