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Group photograph of the U.S. Coast Guard Quartet members while singing, New York, N.Y.

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Title
Group photograph of the U.S. Coast Guard Quartet members while singing, New York, N.Y.
Names
Naval Photographic Center (U.S.) (Photographer)
Collection

Military

World War II

United States Coast Guard

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. Coast Guard
United States. Navy
New York (N.Y.)
African American singers
Quartets
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Caption on back: "New York, N. Y. - Pictured above is the famed United States Coast Guard Quartet; Headed by Homer Smith, Boatswain's Mate 2/c, who led the noted "Southerners" of NBC fame, the Quartet sings regularly over the networks and is probably the best known of the service quartets,; Other members are [left to right]: Smith, Thomas Lockard, Storekeeper 2/c, Los Angeles Opera Company star; James Lewis, Gunner's Mate 3/c, who was starred in Bill Robinson's "Hot Mikado" ; and Martin Boughan, Yeoman 3/c, Gilbert and Sullivan Opera soloist, who for several seasons starred with Chicago Opera Company."
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): 96c29f20-c645-012f-86cb-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

  • 1939: Created (Approximate)
  • 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. "Group photograph of the U.S. Coast Guard Quartet members while singing, New York, N.Y." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1939 - 1945. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa29-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Group photograph of the U.S. Coast Guard Quartet members while singing, New York, N.Y." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 25, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa29-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1939 - 1945). Group photograph of the U.S. Coast Guard Quartet members while singing, New York, N.Y. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa29-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Group photograph of the U.S. Coast Guard Quartet members while singing, New York, N.Y.