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Induction station officer swearing in African American fathers and sons

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Title
Induction station officer swearing in African American fathers and sons
Names
United States. Army. Signal Corps (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 fathers
African American young men
Oaths
Fort Benning (Ga.)
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Caption on back: "Like father like son" came to pass at Fort Benning this week when two sets of fathers and sons were accepted for Army Service at the induction station; Here is Lt. [Lieutenant] William F. Ryles, induction station officer swearing in the fathers and sons; [From left to right] the new soldiers are : George Palmer, his son, Tommy Palmer; Lee T. Watts R., and Lee T. Watts, Jr.."
Physical Description
Gelatin silver prints
Extent: 1 photographic print : Gelatin silver ; 8 x 10 in.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13049857
Copy negative number: SC-CN-83-0044
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8ee760d0-c645-012f-d9c6-58d385a7bc34
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. "Induction station officer swearing in African American fathers and sons" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1939 - 1945. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9ef-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Induction station officer swearing in African American fathers and sons" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 16, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9ef-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1939 - 1945). Induction station officer swearing in African American fathers and sons Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9ef-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Induction station officer swearing in African American fathers and sons