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African American soldiers holding a barrage balloon to demonstrate its operations in the Third War Loan Drive in Washington, D. C.

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Title
African American soldiers holding a barrage balloon to demonstrate its operations in the Third War Loan Drive in Washington, D. C.
Names
Smith, Roger (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
Washington (D.C.)
barrage balloons
blimps
Airships
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Caption on back: "A crack Negro barrage balloon unit from Camp Tyson, Tenn., is one of the many features of the mammoth "BACK THE ATTACK" Army show now sparking $15,000,000,000, Third War Loan Drive in Washington D. C.; Members of the unit demonstrate how barrage balloons are used to protect ships, installations, bridges and cities from strafing by low-flying enemy planes."
Physical Description
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): 8f5d3af0-c645-012f-447c-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 soldiers holding a barrage balloon to demonstrate its operations in the Third War Loan Drive in Washington, D. C." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1939 - 1945. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9f3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "African American soldiers holding a barrage balloon to demonstrate its operations in the Third War Loan Drive in Washington, D. C." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 18, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9f3-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 soldiers holding a barrage balloon to demonstrate its operations in the Third War Loan Drive in Washington, D. C. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9f3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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African American soldiers holding a barrage balloon to demonstrate its operations in the Third War Loan Drive in Washington, D. C.