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Red Cross worker pouring coffee into the cup of an African American member of the Women's Army Corps as other African American WACs stand with their coffee and doughnuts and look on, Staten Island Terminal, New York Port

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Red Cross worker pouring coffee into the cup of an African American member of the Women's Army Corps as other African American WACs stand with their coffee and doughnuts and look on, Staten Island Terminal, New York Port

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Title
Red Cross worker pouring coffee into the cup of an African American member of the Women's Army Corps as other African American WACs stand with their coffee and doughnuts and look on, Staten Island Terminal, New York Port
Names
United States. Army (Sponsor)
Collection

Military

Post-World War II Activity

U.S. Army Troops returning home from Europe

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1946-03-13
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
Staten Island (New York, N.Y.)
Eating & drinking
African American women
League of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
United States. Army. Women's Army Corps
Homecomings
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Caption on back: "It was in the early morning when the last contingent of Negro WACs to return from the ETO debarked at the Staten Island Terminal, New York Port installation, but the Red Cross was on hand as usual with doughnuts and coffee. Above Private First Class Thelma Duncan, Akron, Ohio, gets a refill while other Wacs enjoy their steaming cups and doughnuts. The Wacs comprised the last detachment of the 6888th Central Postal Directory. 3/13/46."
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): b98a7f40-c645-012f-778c-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. "Red Cross worker pouring coffee into the cup of an African American member of the Women's Army Corps as other African American WACs stand with their coffee and doughnuts and look on, Staten Island Terminal, New York Port" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1946. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9fa-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Red Cross worker pouring coffee into the cup of an African American member of the Women's Army Corps as other African American WACs stand with their coffee and doughnuts and look on, Staten Island Terminal, New York Port" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 25, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9fa-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1946). Red Cross worker pouring coffee into the cup of an African American member of the Women's Army Corps as other African American WACs stand with their coffee and doughnuts and look on, Staten Island Terminal, New York Port Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9fa-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Red Cross worker pouring coffee into the cup of an African American member of the Women's Army Corps as other African American WACs stand with their coffee and doughnuts and look on, Staten Island Terminal, New York Port