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A crowd of African American Women's Army Corps members waving at the camera, Staten Island Terminal, New York Port of Embarkation

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Title
A crowd of African American Women's Army Corps members waving at the camera, Staten Island Terminal, New York Port of Embarkation
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.)
African American women
United States. Army. Women's Army Corps
Homecomings
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Caption on back: "After almost fourteen months overseas in England and France the Wacs pictured above were happy to be home. They arrived from France on Friday, March 8th and landed at Staten Island Terminal of the New York Port of Embarkation. They were among the last contingent of the 6888th Central Postal Directory to return from overseas. 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): b9e86aa0-c645-012f-68b6-58d385a7bc34
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
  • 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. "A crowd of African American Women's Army Corps members waving at the camera, Staten Island Terminal, New York Port of Embarkation" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1946. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9fb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "A crowd of African American Women's Army Corps members waving at the camera, Staten Island Terminal, New York Port of Embarkation" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 30, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9fb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1946). A crowd of African American Women's Army Corps members waving at the camera, Staten Island Terminal, New York Port of Embarkation Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9fb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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A crowd of African American Women's Army Corps members waving at the camera, Staten Island Terminal, New York Port of Embarkation