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African American members of the Women's Army Corps standing in the snow and throwing snowballs at each other, Camp Shanks, New York

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Title
African American members of the Women's Army Corps standing in the snow and throwing snowballs at each other, Camp Shanks, New York
Names
United States. Army (Sponsor)
Collection

Military

Post-World War II Activity

U.S. Army Troops returning home from Europe

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1946-01-03
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
Snow
African American women
Camp Shanks (N.Y.)
United States. Army. Women's Army Corps
Snowballs
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Caption on back: "Frolicking in the snow at Camp Shanks are a group of Wacs, members of the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion, who were redeployed from France to this country, and landed in New York City. / In the picture are Technical Sergeant Lillian Butterfield of Bayonne, New Jersey; Technician Fifth Grade Bernice F. Lewis of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Private First Class Hester Givens of Linden, New Jersey; Private First Class Benita F. Schuster of Manhattan, New York; Private First Class Genevieve Marshall of Washington, D.C.; Sergeant Mary E. Walker of New York City; Technician Fifth Grade Bernice Axam of Passaic, New Jersey; Private First Class Mary Young of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Private First Class Katherine Metoyer of Columbus, Ohio; Priviate First Class Dolly Hall of New York City; Technician Fifth Grade Beulah Patten of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Technician Fifth Grade Dorothy E. Lounds of Tuckahoe, New York and Private First Class Isofine Jacobs of Chester, Pennsylvania. 1-3-46."
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): b8a65400-c645-012f-561f-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1946: Created
  • 2016: 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 members of the Women's Army Corps standing in the snow and throwing snowballs at each other, Camp Shanks, New York" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1946. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9f8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "African American members of the Women's Army Corps standing in the snow and throwing snowballs at each other, Camp Shanks, New York" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 24, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9f8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1946). African American members of the Women's Army Corps standing in the snow and throwing snowballs at each other, Camp Shanks, New York Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9f8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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African American members of the Women's Army Corps standing in the snow and throwing snowballs at each other, Camp Shanks, New York