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Two African American Lieutenants of the Women's Army Corps sitting at a table and working on jigsaw puzzles while three others assist and look on

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Title
Two African American Lieutenants of the Women's Army Corps sitting at a table and working on jigsaw puzzles while three others assist and look on
Collection

Military

World War II

United States Army, Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAACs) and Women's Army Corps (WACs)

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. Army. Women's Army Corps
Military life
African American women
United States -- Armed Forces -- African American officers
Jigsaw puzzles
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Caption on back: "A little relaxation while awaiting orders for overseas duty. Lieutenants Roby Gill, of Beaumont, Texas, Leola M. Green, of Houston, Texas; Mattie L. Aikens of Macon, Ga.; Zola Mae Lang of Chicago, Ill., and Ellen L. Robinson of Hackensack, N.J., are working over a jig saw puzzle."
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): 91d06300-c645-012f-5d59-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1939: Created (Approximate)
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Two African American Lieutenants of the Women's Army Corps sitting at a table and working on jigsaw puzzles while three others assist and look on" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1939 - 1945. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa0e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Two African American Lieutenants of the Women's Army Corps sitting at a table and working on jigsaw puzzles while three others assist and look on" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 21, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa0e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1939 - 1945). Two African American Lieutenants of the Women's Army Corps sitting at a table and working on jigsaw puzzles while three others assist and look on Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa0e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Two African American Lieutenants of the Women's Army Corps sitting at a table and working on jigsaw puzzles while three others assist and look on