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African American Private Hannah Wills developing an x-ray film in the x-ray laboratory at Post Hospital, Camp Breckinridge

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Title
African American Private Hannah Wills developing an x-ray film in the x-ray laboratory at Post Hospital, Camp Breckinridge
Names
United States. Army. Signal 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: 1943-11-30
Place: Kentucky
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
African American women
United States -- Armed Forces -- African Americans
Military hospitals
Radiography Films
Camp Breckinridge (Ky.)
Hospital laboratories
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Caption on back: "Pvt. Hannah Wills, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wills, 3756 Hudson-av., Detroit, Mich., performs a highly skilled task in the x-ray laboratory of the Post Hospital at Camp Breckinridge, Ky. She develops x-ray film. / Specially trained for 13 weeks in a photographers' school at Fort Des Moines, Ia., Pvt. Wills now is receiving further advanced training at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., before returning to the Army laboratory. / Pvt. Wills was an airplane riveter in Briggs plant at Detroit, Mich., before enlisting in the Women's Army Corps. She is a graduate of Northwestern High School, Detroit."
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: 5SC-2325-43-371-PR437
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9415cc40-c645-012f-82d0-58d385a7bc34
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
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "African American Private Hannah Wills developing an x-ray film in the x-ray laboratory at Post Hospital, Camp Breckinridge" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1943. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa13-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "African American Private Hannah Wills developing an x-ray film in the x-ray laboratory at Post Hospital, Camp Breckinridge" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 14, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa13-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1943). African American Private Hannah Wills developing an x-ray film in the x-ray laboratory at Post Hospital, Camp Breckinridge Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa13-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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African American Private Hannah Wills developing an x-ray film in the x-ray laboratory at Post Hospital, Camp Breckinridge