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African American First Lieutenant Seth Finley seated at a desk and holding a ruler over a stack of papers, Fort Lewis, Washington

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Title
African American First Lieutenant Seth Finley seated at a desk and holding a ruler over a stack of papers, Fort Lewis, 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: 1947-12-30
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
African American men
United States -- Armed Forces -- African American officers
Fort Lewis (Wash.)
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Caption on back: "First Lieutenant Seth Finley of Niles, Michigan has been appointed Assistant Post Billeting Officer at Fort Lewis, Washington. During World War II, Lieutenant Finley served with the 92nd Infantry Division and the 150th Quartermaster Truck Company in Italy. 12-30-47."
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
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b8041150-c645-012f-7437-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1947: 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. "African American First Lieutenant Seth Finley seated at a desk and holding a ruler over a stack of papers, Fort Lewis, Washington" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1947. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9f7-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "African American First Lieutenant Seth Finley seated at a desk and holding a ruler over a stack of papers, Fort Lewis, Washington" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 19, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9f7-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1947). African American First Lieutenant Seth Finley seated at a desk and holding a ruler over a stack of papers, Fort Lewis, Washington Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9f7-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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African American First Lieutenant Seth Finley seated at a desk and holding a ruler over a stack of papers, Fort Lewis, Washington