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Training at Fort Benning.

Image ID: 1260299

Training at Fort Benning.  [[African American officer candidate Perry Johnson (left) and...] (May 1946)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Training at Fort Benning.

Alternate Title

: [African American officer candidate Perry Johnson (left) and Corporal George Bethel (center) standing and reading papers while African American officer candidate Travis L. Banks (right) looks on, Fort Benning, Georgia, May 2, 1946.]

Additional Name(s)

: United States. Army -- Sponsor

Created Date

: May 1946


: Gelatin silver prints

Specific Material Type

: Photographs

Item Physical Description

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


: 40351


: Caption on back: "Officer Candidate Perry Johnson (left), 2604 Indiana Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, has completed his 7th week in the 17-week cycle at the Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia. Candidate Johnson is 19 years old and had a year's service with the Army Air Corps prior to coming to Infantry OCS. Corporal George Bethel (center), 1208 7th Avenue, Akron, Ohio, is on detached service from his unit, the 364th Infantry Regiment, stationed in the Aleutian Islands, to attend the Non-Commissioned Officer school at Benning. Candidate Travis L. Banks (right), 718 Ferry Avenue, Camden, New Jersey, is also on the roster of men at Benning aspiring to become second lieutenants. 5/2/46."


: 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

: 1260299

Record ID

: 612708

Digital Item Published

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

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