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[Two African American men, Private James. A. Jackson and Private First Class Willie Lee Jell, posing for the camera as they make repairs on a motor grader, 1942.]

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Names
United States. Army. Signal Corps (Sponsor)
Collection

Occupations.

War industry.

War industry workers [men].

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1942
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Topics
African American men
War work
Defense industry
Mechanics (Persons)
African American soldiers
Alaska Highway
Notes
Content : Organized into five series : I. General ; II. War industry ; III. Business ; IV. Legal ; V. Medical ; VI. Nineteenth century.

Content: Original negative #: SC 142307; Schomburg copy negative #: SC-CN-82-0076; Caption on back: "Skilled mechanics are needed to keep the heavy construction equipment in good running order. Pvt. James A. Jackson of Kearneysville, West Virginia, and Pfc. Willie Lee Jell, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana make a few repairs on a motor grader. 1942."
Physical Description
Extent: 1 photographic print: gelatin silver, 8 x 10 in.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: 308a6e40-c6d1-012f-88d2-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1942: 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. "[Two African American men, Private James. A. Jackson and Private First Class Willie Lee Jell, posing for the camera as they make repairs on a motor grader, 1942.]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1942. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa5d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "[Two African American men, Private James. A. Jackson and Private First Class Willie Lee Jell, posing for the camera as they make repairs on a motor grader, 1942.]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 28, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa5d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1942). [Two African American men, Private James. A. Jackson and Private First Class Willie Lee Jell, posing for the camera as they make repairs on a motor grader, 1942.] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa5d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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[Two African American men, Private James. A. Jackson and Private First Class Willie Lee Jell, posing for the camera as they make repairs on a motor grader, 1942.]