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Source:   U.S. Army - Training centers and military bases.


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Candidate and West Point aspirant.

Image ID: 1260298

Candidate and West Point aspirant.  [[African American soldier Beverly L. Scott sitting on a wood...] (May 1946)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Candidate and West Point aspirant.

Alternate Title

: [African American soldier Beverly L. Scott sitting on a wooden beam and reading a piece of paper while African American soldier Phillip S. Johnson stands behinds him and looks on, Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia, May 2, 1946.]

Additional Name(s)

: United States. Army -- Sponsor

Created Date

: May 1946

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Specific Material Type

: Photographs

Item Physical Description

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

Item/Page/Plate

: 40266

Notes

: Caption on back: "Enrolled in the Officer Candidate course at the Infantry School at Fort Benning is Beverly L. Scott (seated), 249 Lincoln Street, Statesville, North Carolina. Phillip S. Johnson (standing), 284 Commercial Avenue, New Brunswick, New Jersey, is a member of the West Point Preparatory Class at the School. While in the Army Johnson received a 2nd alternate appointment for West Point. He hopes to take advantage of the appointment and work for his commission at the Military Academy. 5/2/46."

Source

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

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

: 1260298

Record ID

: 612707

Digital Item Published

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

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