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WAC at technical job in x-ray laboratory.

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Title
WAC at technical job in x-ray laboratory.
Additional title: [African American Private Hannah Wills developing an x-ray film in the x-ray laboratory at Post Hospital, Camp Breckinridge, Kentucky, November 30, 1943.]
Names
United States. Office of War Information (Sponsor)
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: 1942 - 1945
Date Created: 1943-11
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Military
Topics
World War, 1939-1945
African American women
United States -- Armed Forces -- African Americans
Military hospitals
Radiography Films
Camp Breckinridge (Ky.)
Hospital laboratories
Genres
Photographs
Gelatin silver prints
Notes
Content: Original negative #: 5SC-2325-43-371-PR437; 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
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): 9415cc40-c645-012f-82d0-58d385a7bc34
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. "WAC at technical job in x-ray laboratory." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1943. http://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. "WAC at technical job in x-ray laboratory." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 21, 2017. http://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). WAC at technical job in x-ray laboratory. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa13-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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WAC at technical job in x-ray laboratory.