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African American war correspondent aboard a U.S. Coast Guard ship

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Title
African American war correspondent aboard a U.S. Coast Guard ship
Names
United States. Coast Guard (Photographer)
Collection

Military

World War II

United States Army, Stateside Activities

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1939 - 1945
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
World War, 1939-1945
United States. Army
African American journalists
War correspondents
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Caption on back: "Aboard a Coast Guard - manned assault transport crossing the Atlantic, War Correspondent Max Johnson of the Negro daily newspaper, Baltimore Afro-American, moved toward the European war theater; Johnson is attached to Negro infantry unit; A graduate of Howard University, Washington, D. C., he has served on the Afro-American staff for five years, part of the time as assistant city editor."
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
Copy negative number: SC-CN-95-0123
Other local Identifier: M-44-328
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8c075f00-c645-012f-3c09-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1939: Created (Approximate)
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "African American war correspondent aboard a U.S. Coast Guard ship" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1939 - 1945. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9e5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "African American war correspondent aboard a U.S. Coast Guard ship" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 16, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9e5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1939 - 1945). African American war correspondent aboard a U.S. Coast Guard ship Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9e5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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African American war correspondent aboard a U.S. Coast Guard ship