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Three African American GI's climbing a rope wall during practice for a sea rescue maneuver, Fort Lawton, Washington

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Title
Three African American GI's climbing a rope wall during practice for a sea rescue maneuver, Fort Lawton, Washington
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: 1946-09-04
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
Military training
African American men
African-American soldiers
Fort Lawton (Seattle, Wash.)
Rescue work
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Caption on back: "Since the inauguration of the Overseas Replacement Depot at Fort Lawton, sub-installation for the Seattle Port of Embarkation, Negro troops have accounted for approximately 25 per cent of the 20,000 "G.I. Ambassadors" who have passed through Fort Lawton enroute to Alaska, Japan and Korea for occupation duties. A group of GIs are pictured here practicing a sea rescue maneuver. 9-4-46."
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): b79dd8f0-c645-012f-f08f-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. "Three African American GI's climbing a rope wall during practice for a sea rescue maneuver, Fort Lawton, Washington" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1946. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9f6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Three African American GI's climbing a rope wall during practice for a sea rescue maneuver, Fort Lawton, Washington" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 27, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9f6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1946). Three African American GI's climbing a rope wall during practice for a sea rescue maneuver, Fort Lawton, Washington Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9f6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Three African American GI's climbing a rope wall during practice for a sea rescue maneuver, Fort Lawton, Washington