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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 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

  • 1943: Created
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

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. https://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 May 19, 2022. https://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 https://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