Soldiers of the 25th Regimental Combat Team.Additional title: [Man pointing to a "Survival Museum" diorama of a soldier sitting under a makeshift bunker in the snow, while African American soldiers from the 25th Regimental Combat Team look on, Pensacola Naval Air Station, Florida, August 7, 1946.]
NamesUnited States. Army (Sponsor)
Post World War II activity.
U.S. Army - Training centers and military bases.
Dates / OriginDate Created: late 1945-1949Date Created: 1946-08
Library locationsSchomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints DivisionShelf locator: Sc Photo Military
TopicsFloridaAfrican American menAfrican American soldiersNaval Air Station Pensacola (Fla.)Dioramas
GenresPhotographsGelatin silver prints
NotesContent: The majority of images from the post World War II period (late 1945-1949) depict the activities of the U.S. Army and U.S. Navy including individual and group portraits of enlisted personnel and officers; American troops stationed in the former Axis territories (Germany, Italy, and Japan); and views of Army and Navy training centers and military bases in the U.S., with an emphasis on presenting the military's attempts to integrate its troops and the co-operation between white and African American personnel. Also included are some views of troops returning home to the United States; families being reunited at overseas bases; and medal presentations to war heroes. Activities of the U.S. Marine Corps are limited; the Air Force, Coast Guard and National Guard are not represented.Content: Caption on back: "Soldiers of the 25th Regimental Combat Team learn how to survive in the sub zero temperatures of the Artic as they take a trip through the "Survival Museum" at Pensacola Naval Air Station nearby the recently established Seventh Army Recreation Center at Ft. Barrancas, Florida. Recreation Center provides facilities for a week of relaxation on the beautiful gulf coast of Florida where soldiers may engage in deep sea fishing, swimming, and participate in all manner of beach sports. The Navy cooperates to make this week one of complete relaxation and enjoyment for Seventh Army troops. 8/7/46."
Physical DescriptionExtent: 1 photographic print: gelatin silver, 8 x 10 in.
Type of ResourceStill image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13049857Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b0d11910-c645-012f-399b-58d385a7bc34
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