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African American veterans, disabled ex-service men patients in U.S. Veterans Hospital, Tuskegee, Alabama, making Buddy Poppies (red artificial flowers) for the Veterans of Foreign Wars Sale which will be conducted nationally during the week preceding Memorial Day

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Title
African American veterans, disabled ex-service men patients in U.S. Veterans Hospital, Tuskegee, Alabama, making Buddy Poppies (red artificial flowers) for the Veterans of Foreign Wars Sale which will be conducted nationally during the week preceding Memorial Day
Names
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (Sponsor)
Collection

Military

World War II

Veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1947
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
Veterans
Artificial flowers -- United States
Nurses
African American veterans
Tuskegee (Ala.)
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Caption on back: "Disabled ex-service men patients in U. S. Veterans Hospital, Tuskegee, Alabama, are busy assembling Buddy Poppies for the Veterans of Foreign Wars Sale which will be conducted nationally during the week preceding Memorial Day; All the Buddy Poppies are made by disabled and needy veterans and the entire proceeds from their sale are used for welfare and relief activities; An allotment of a portion of the proceeds is made each year to the Veterans of Foreign Wars National Home for widows and orphans of ex-service men in Eaton Rapids, Michigan; A national goal of 21,000,000 Buddy Poppies has been set for the V.F.W's [Veterans of Foreign Wars] 1947 sale; Veterans of Foreign Wars, 489 Fifth Avenue, N.Y.C."
Physical Description
Gelatin silver prints
Extent: 1 photographic print : Gelatin silver ; 10 x 8 in.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13049857
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9fb6c0d0-c645-012f-5fd9-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1947: Created
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "African American veterans, disabled ex-service men patients in U.S. Veterans Hospital, Tuskegee, Alabama, making Buddy Poppies (red artificial flowers) for the Veterans of Foreign Wars Sale which will be conducted nationally during the week preceding Memorial Day" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1947. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa37-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "African American veterans, disabled ex-service men patients in U.S. Veterans Hospital, Tuskegee, Alabama, making Buddy Poppies (red artificial flowers) for the Veterans of Foreign Wars Sale which will be conducted nationally during the week preceding Memorial Day" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 22, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa37-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1947). African American veterans, disabled ex-service men patients in U.S. Veterans Hospital, Tuskegee, Alabama, making Buddy Poppies (red artificial flowers) for the Veterans of Foreign Wars Sale which will be conducted nationally during the week preceding Memorial Day Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa37-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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African American veterans, disabled ex-service men patients in U.S. Veterans Hospital, Tuskegee, Alabama, making Buddy Poppies (red artificial flowers) for the Veterans of Foreign Wars Sale which will be conducted nationally during the week preceding Memorial Day