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The first Negro soldier to be assigned to Armed Forces Network overseas, Pvt. Adolph Baxter, Jr., 199 Lake St., Pontiac, Mich., twirls a dial on a transmitter in Paris, France; 9/1/45.

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The first Negro soldier to be assigned to Armed Forces Network overseas, Pvt. Adolph Baxter, Jr., 199 Lake St., Pontiac, Mich., twirls a dial on a transmitter in Paris, France; 9/1/45.

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Title
The first Negro soldier to be assigned to Armed Forces Network overseas, Pvt. Adolph Baxter, Jr., 199 Lake St., Pontiac, Mich., twirls a dial on a transmitter in Paris, France; 9/1/45.
Additional title: [An African American soldier turning the knob and reading the meters of a network transmitter, 1 September 1945.]
Names
United States. Army. Signal Corps (Photographer)
Collection

Military

Post-World War II Activity

Troops in France.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1945
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
Genres
Photographs
Gelatin silver prints
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): a29e4ae0-c645-012f-9e2a-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
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "The first Negro soldier to be assigned to Armed Forces Network overseas, Pvt. Adolph Baxter, Jr., 199 Lake St., Pontiac, Mich., twirls a dial on a transmitter in Paris, France; 9/1/45." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1945. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9d3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "The first Negro soldier to be assigned to Armed Forces Network overseas, Pvt. Adolph Baxter, Jr., 199 Lake St., Pontiac, Mich., twirls a dial on a transmitter in Paris, France; 9/1/45." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 29, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9d3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1945). The first Negro soldier to be assigned to Armed Forces Network overseas, Pvt. Adolph Baxter, Jr., 199 Lake St., Pontiac, Mich., twirls a dial on a transmitter in Paris, France; 9/1/45. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9d3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The first Negro soldier to be assigned to Armed Forces Network overseas, Pvt. Adolph Baxter, Jr., 199 Lake St., Pontiac, Mich., twirls a dial on a transmitter in Paris, France; 9/1/45.