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Aerial view of a clearing with soldiers from the African American 555th Parachute Infantry Battalion jumping with parachutes in the distance

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Title
Aerial view of a clearing with soldiers from the African American 555th Parachute Infantry Battalion jumping with parachutes in the distance
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: 1946-03-29
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
Paratroopers
Military training
Parachuting
United States. Army -- African American troops
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Caption on back: "Terrain such as that pictured above is taken in stride [by] jumpers of the all-Negro 555th Parachute Infantry Battalion. They so manipulate their 'chutes' that they land safely in the small clearings shown above. 3-29-46."
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): b477bd20-c645-012f-0d67-58d385a7bc34
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. "Aerial view of a clearing with soldiers from the African American 555th Parachute Infantry Battalion jumping with parachutes in the distance" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1946. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9e3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Aerial view of a clearing with soldiers from the African American 555th Parachute Infantry Battalion jumping with parachutes in the distance" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 19, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9e3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1946). Aerial view of a clearing with soldiers from the African American 555th Parachute Infantry Battalion jumping with parachutes in the distance Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9e3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Aerial view of a clearing with soldiers from the African American 555th Parachute Infantry Battalion jumping with parachutes in the distance