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Color guard consisting of African Americans Corporal Gilbert Henderson, Staff Sergeant Edward W. Malone, and Sergeant John Pierce, Antiaircraft Artillery and Guided Missiles Center, Fort Bliss, Texas

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Color guard consisting of African Americans Corporal Gilbert Henderson, Staff Sergeant Edward W. Malone, and Sergeant John Pierce, Antiaircraft Artillery and Guided Missiles Center, Fort Bliss, Texas

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Title
Color guard consisting of African Americans Corporal Gilbert Henderson, Staff Sergeant Edward W. Malone, and Sergeant John Pierce, Antiaircraft Artillery and Guided Missiles Center, Fort Bliss, Texas
Names
United States. Army (Sponsor)
Collection

Military

Post-World War II Activity

U.S. Army training centers and military bases

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1946-07-25
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
Flags -- American
African American men
United States -- Armed Forces -- African American officers
Fort Bliss (Tex.)
Color guards
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Caption on back: "Corporal Gilbert Henderson, Montgomery, Alabama; Staff Sergeant Edward W. Malone, Greenville, South Carolina, and Sergeant John Pierce, New York City, form the color guard which received the colors of the 450th Antiaircraft Artillery Automatic Weapons Battalion, recently activated at the Antiaircraft Artillery and Guided Missiles Center, Fort Bliss, Texas. The newly formed battalion, which knocked down enemy planes in Italy during World War II, is composed of approximately 600 colored troops, the majority of whom are re-enlistees in the Regular Army. 7-25-46."
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): b6bff210-c645-012f-70c4-58d385a7bc34
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. "Color guard consisting of African Americans Corporal Gilbert Henderson, Staff Sergeant Edward W. Malone, and Sergeant John Pierce, Antiaircraft Artillery and Guided Missiles Center, Fort Bliss, Texas" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1946. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9f1-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Color guard consisting of African Americans Corporal Gilbert Henderson, Staff Sergeant Edward W. Malone, and Sergeant John Pierce, Antiaircraft Artillery and Guided Missiles Center, Fort Bliss, Texas" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 17, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9f1-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1946). Color guard consisting of African Americans Corporal Gilbert Henderson, Staff Sergeant Edward W. Malone, and Sergeant John Pierce, Antiaircraft Artillery and Guided Missiles Center, Fort Bliss, Texas Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9f1-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Color guard consisting of African Americans Corporal Gilbert Henderson, Staff Sergeant Edward W. Malone, and Sergeant John Pierce, Antiaircraft Artillery and Guided Missiles Center, Fort Bliss, Texas