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African American veteran Joseph N. Stevens, 72, cutting the hair of an African American serviceman, Fort Benning, Georgia

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Title
African American veteran Joseph N. Stevens, 72, cutting the hair of an African American serviceman, Fort Benning, Georgia
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: 1946-05-10
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
Military bases -- United States
Georgia
African American men
Military personnel
Fort Benning (Ga.)
Haircutting
Barbers
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Caption on back: "At 72, Mr. Joseph N. Stevens is still cutting hair at Fort Benning and going strong. He has been at Benning for the past 24 years and has been cutting the hair of servicemen since 1895 when he joined the Navy. He served in the Navy until 1905 and is a veteran of the Spanish-American War. At Benning he cut the hair of lieutenants who years later came back as generals and asked for "Steve" to cut their hair again. At one time General of the Armies, John J. Pershing was a steady customer. He was born in Worchester, Massachusetts. 5/10/46."
Physical Description
Gelatin silver prints
Extent: 1 photographic print: gelatin silver, 10 x 8 in.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13049857
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b2141e40-c645-012f-8927-58d385a7bc34
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

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "African American veteran Joseph N. Stevens, 72, cutting the hair of an African American serviceman, Fort Benning, Georgia" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1946. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9dd-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "African American veteran Joseph N. Stevens, 72, cutting the hair of an African American serviceman, Fort Benning, Georgia" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 21, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9dd-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1946). African American veteran Joseph N. Stevens, 72, cutting the hair of an African American serviceman, Fort Benning, Georgia Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9dd-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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African American veteran Joseph N. Stevens, 72, cutting the hair of an African American serviceman, Fort Benning, Georgia