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USO-Army Merger.

Image ID: 1260293

USO-Army Merger.  [[African American Sergeant Alton V. McSween pouring punch in...] (September 1946)

Image Details

Image Title

:  USO-Army Merger.

Alternate Title

: [African American Sergeant Alton V. McSween pouring punch into a cup while his wife, Miss Letitia Lee Walker, African American employee of the Del Monte Avenue USO Club, looks on, California, September 19, 1946.]

Additional Name(s)

: United States. Army. Signal Corps -- Sponsor

Created Date

: September 1946


: Gelatin silver prints

Specific Material Type

: Photographs

Item Physical Description

: 1 photographic print: gelatin silver, 8 x 10 in.


: 40309


: Caption on back: "Employed for four years by the Del Monte Avenue USO Club in Monterey, California, Miss Letitia Lee Walker, above, saw many soldiers come and go during the war. Finally Sergeant Alton V. McSween of the 669th Quartermaster Truck Company, Fort Ord, California, came along and Miss Walker decided he was the one. Last week they were married. 9-19-46."


: Military. / Post World War II activity. / U.S. Army - Training centers and military bases.

Source Description

: 3531 items (9.9 lin. ft., 39 boxes)


: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture / Photographs and Prints Division

Catalog Call Number

: Sc Photo Military

Digital ID

: 1260293

Record ID

: 612685

Digital Item Published

: 4-29-2005; updated 1-20-2012

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