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Corporal Parkins D. Peck, chief teletype operator, seated at the teletype machine while African American Private James Lee stands behind him and points to a Western Union telegram form, Camp Edwards, Kentucky

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Corporal Parkins D. Peck, chief teletype operator, seated at the teletype machine while African American Private James Lee stands behind him and points to a Western Union telegram form, Camp Edwards, Kentucky

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Title
Corporal Parkins D. Peck, chief teletype operator, seated at the teletype machine while African American Private James Lee stands behind him and points to a Western Union telegram form, Camp Edwards, Kentucky
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: 1948-09-02
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
Kentucky
Military personnel
Telegraphers
Teletype
Military telegraph
Telegraph offices
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Caption on back: "Shown are Corporal Parkins D. Peck, Littleton, Colorado, chief teletype operator, on temporary duty from Headquarters & Headquarters, 9th Infantry Division, Fort Dix, New Jersey and Private James Lee, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, assigned to the 821st F & B Company, from Camp Campbell, Kentucky. They are operating the teletype machine. 9-2-48."
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): b27a20d0-c645-012f-385b-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

  • 1948: 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. "Corporal Parkins D. Peck, chief teletype operator, seated at the teletype machine while African American Private James Lee stands behind him and points to a Western Union telegram form, Camp Edwards, Kentucky" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1948. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9df-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Corporal Parkins D. Peck, chief teletype operator, seated at the teletype machine while African American Private James Lee stands behind him and points to a Western Union telegram form, Camp Edwards, Kentucky" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 18, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9df-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1948). Corporal Parkins D. Peck, chief teletype operator, seated at the teletype machine while African American Private James Lee stands behind him and points to a Western Union telegram form, Camp Edwards, Kentucky Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9df-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Corporal Parkins D. Peck, chief teletype operator, seated at the teletype machine while African American Private James Lee stands behind him and points to a Western Union telegram form, Camp Edwards, Kentucky