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Group portrait of African Americans, Seabee Band members, from the 30th Special U.S. Naval Construction Battalion, playing on a stage

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Title
Group portrait of African Americans, Seabee Band members, from the 30th Special U.S. Naval Construction Battalion, playing on a stage
Names
Naval Photographic Center (U.S.) (Photographer)
Collection

Military

World War II

United States Navy

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1939 - 1945
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
World War, 1939-1945
United States. Navy
Bands
Navies
African American musicians
England
United States. Navy. Seabees
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Caption on back: "One of the hottest bands in the ETO is that of the 30th Special U.S. Naval Construction Battalion; These follows play for U.S. Navy dances in villages, towns and cities of England wherever a Navy "hop" schedule them to make with some music; Picture shows left to right : Walter L. Wheller, Coxswain [sax]; Charles C. Cheesman, SK3c [piano]; Percy O. Branch, Coxswain [trumpet]; Thomas J. Lindsey, coxswain [trumpet]; Edward A. Grant, Slc [drums]; Paul H. Vaughn, EM3c [Trumpet],; Arthur R. Tinsley, Slc, [trombone]."
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
Other local Identifier: J-45-0026
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9a581710-c645-012f-7afc-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

  • 1939: Created (Approximate)
  • 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. "Group portrait of African Americans, Seabee Band members, from the 30th Special U.S. Naval Construction Battalion, playing on a stage" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1939 - 1945. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9fe-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Group portrait of African Americans, Seabee Band members, from the 30th Special U.S. Naval Construction Battalion, playing on a stage" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 26, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9fe-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1939 - 1945). Group portrait of African Americans, Seabee Band members, from the 30th Special U.S. Naval Construction Battalion, playing on a stage Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9fe-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Group portrait of African Americans, Seabee Band members, from the 30th Special U.S. Naval Construction Battalion, playing on a stage