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USO-Army Merger.

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Title
USO-Army Merger.
Additional title: [African American Sergeant Alton V. McSween pouring punch into a cup while his wife, Miss Letitia Lee Walker, African American employee of the Del Monte Avenue USO Club, looks on, California, September 19, 1946.]
Names
United States. Army. Signal Corps (Sponsor)
Collection

Military

Post-World War II Activity

U.S. Army - Training centers and military bases.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1946-09
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Military
Topics
African Americans
African-American soldiers
Armed Forces -- United States
California
African American men
African American women
United States -- Armed Forces -- African American officers
Married people
Genres
Photographs
Gelatin silver prints
Notes
Content: Caption on back: "Employed for four years by the Del Monte Avenue USO Club in Monterey, California, Miss Letitia Lee Walker, above, saw many soldiers come and go during the war. Finally Sergeant Alton V. McSween of the 669th Quartermaster Truck Company, Fort Ord, California, came along and Miss Walker decided he was the one. Last week they were married. 9-19-46."
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): af285960-c645-012f-6e2b-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

  • 1946: Created
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "USO-Army Merger." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1946. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9cb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "USO-Army Merger." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 24, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9cb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1946). USO-Army Merger. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9cb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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USO-Army Merger.