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Candidate and West Point aspirant.

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Title
Candidate and West Point aspirant.
Additional title: [African American soldier Beverly L. Scott sitting on a wooden beam and reading a piece of paper while African American soldier Phillip S. Johnson stands behinds him and looks on, Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia, May 2, 1946.]
Names
United States. Army (Sponsor)
Collection

Military

Post-World War II Activity

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

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1946-05
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
Georgia
African American men
African American soldiers
Fort Benning (Ga.)
Infantry School (U.S.)
Genres
Photographs
Gelatin silver prints
Notes
Content: Caption on back: "Enrolled in the Officer Candidate course at the Infantry School at Fort Benning is Beverly L. Scott (seated), 249 Lincoln Street, Statesville, North Carolina. Phillip S. Johnson (standing), 284 Commercial Avenue, New Brunswick, New Jersey, is a member of the West Point Preparatory Class at the School. While in the Army Johnson received a 2nd alternate appointment for West Point. He hopes to take advantage of the appointment and work for his commission at the Military Academy. 5/2/46."
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): b14a14e0-c645-012f-55d6-58d385a7bc34
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. "Candidate and West Point aspirant." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1946. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9db-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Candidate and West Point aspirant." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 23, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9db-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1946). Candidate and West Point aspirant. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9db-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Candidate and West Point aspirant.