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Three African American sailors walking across and trying to balance on wooden beams that are laid across a sand pit while others look on and wait their turn at U.S. Navy Receiving Station, Camp Robert Smalls

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Title
Three African American sailors walking across and trying to balance on wooden beams that are laid across a sand pit while others look on and wait their turn at U.S. Navy Receiving Station, Camp Robert Smalls
Names
United States. Navy (Sponsor)
Collection

Military

World War II

United States Navy, Training Centers and Military Bases

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1942-09-09
Place: Great Lakes, Illinois
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
Military training
Military training camps
African American sailors
Naval Training Center Great Lakes (Ill.)
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Caption on back "Sept. 9, 1942 / The new sailor must be able to balance himself if he doesn't want a tumble into this pit -- one of the barriers on Camp Robert Smalls' 'commando' course."
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
Negative number: N-TR-3-12732
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9db6f590-c645-012f-9d61-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1942: Created
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Three African American sailors walking across and trying to balance on wooden beams that are laid across a sand pit while others look on and wait their turn at U.S. Navy Receiving Station, Camp Robert Smalls" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1942. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa09-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Three African American sailors walking across and trying to balance on wooden beams that are laid across a sand pit while others look on and wait their turn at U.S. Navy Receiving Station, Camp Robert Smalls" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 18, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa09-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1942). Three African American sailors walking across and trying to balance on wooden beams that are laid across a sand pit while others look on and wait their turn at U.S. Navy Receiving Station, Camp Robert Smalls Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa09-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Three African American sailors walking across and trying to balance on wooden beams that are laid across a sand pit while others look on and wait their turn at U.S. Navy Receiving Station, Camp Robert Smalls