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Members of an all-African American company walking in rows during an infantry drill at the First Women's Army Auxiliary Corps Training Center

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Members of an all-African American company walking in rows during an infantry drill at the First Women's Army Auxiliary Corps Training Center

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Title
Members of an all-African American company walking in rows during an infantry drill at the First Women's Army Auxiliary Corps Training Center
Names
United States. Army. Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (Sponsor)
Collection

Military

World War II

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

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1943-02-24
Place: Des Moines, Iowa
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 Auxiliary Corps
United States. Army. Women's Army Corps
Military training
African American women
Fort Des Moines (Iowa)
Infantry drill and tactics
United States. Army -- African American troops
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Caption on back: "Swinging along in perfect cadence, these members of a Negro company at the First Women's Army Auxiliary Corps Training Center at Fort Des Moines, Ia., demonstrate their proficiency in infantry drill. / February 24, 1943 release."
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: 520-M
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 933a8b50-c645-012f-b18a-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

  • 1943: 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. "Members of an all-African American company walking in rows during an infantry drill at the First Women's Army Auxiliary Corps Training Center" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1943. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa11-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Members of an all-African American company walking in rows during an infantry drill at the First Women's Army Auxiliary Corps Training Center" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 27, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa11-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1943). Members of an all-African American company walking in rows during an infantry drill at the First Women's Army Auxiliary Corps Training Center Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa11-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Members of an all-African American company walking in rows during an infantry drill at the First Women's Army Auxiliary Corps Training Center