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Led Championship team.

Image ID: 1260291

Led Championship team.  [[African American women basketball players holding their tro...] (1946)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Led Championship team.

Alternate Title

: [African American women basketball players holding their trophy won at the WAC Theater Basketball Championship in Rouen, France; 13 March 1946.]

Creator

: United States. Army -- Photographer

Created Date

: 1946

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Specific Material Type

: Photographs

Item Physical Description

: 1 photographic print : Gelatin silver ; 8 x 10 in.

Item/Page/Plate

: 40335

Notes

: Caption on back: "Led championship team; The basketball team representing the 6888th Central Postal Directory, only Negro Wac [Women's Army Corps] unit to serve overseas, won the WAC Theater Basketball Championship of the ETO while stationed in Rouen, France; The last contingent of the 6888th returned to the States on Friday, March 8; with it left to right: Staff Sergeant Doris L. Paige, Ocean Springs, Mississippi, the team's coach; First L ....
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Source

: Military. / Post World War II activity. / Troops in France.

Source Description

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

Location

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

Catalog Call Number

: Sc Photo Military

Digital ID

: 1260291

Record ID

: 612703

Digital Item Published

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

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