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Frank Thompson photograph albums

Collection Data

Description
The collection consists of two scrapbooks containing photographs of Frank Thompson and various friends in New York City, Vermont, and during Thompson's service in the United States Army in Germany and Sicily during World War Two. The photographs document the lives and culture of gay men in the 1940s and 1950s.
Names
Thompson, Frank (Creator)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1940 - 1953
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 4797
Topics
Gay men -- New York (State) -- New York (N.Y.)
United States -- Army -- Military life
Gays in the military -- United States
Homosexuality -- United States
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy -- Sicily
New York (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century
Soldiers
Genres
Albums
Photographs
Notes
Date: The bulk of the collection was created between 1944-1945.
Physical Description
Extent: .5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
MSS Unit ID: 4797
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18668858
Archives collections id: archives_collections_4797
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2f0baa50-c626-012f-c85f-58d385a7bc34
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