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Signal section, Camp Edwards, Kentucky.

Image ID: 1260301

Signal section, Camp Edwards, Kentucky.  [[Corporal Parkins D. Peck, chief teletype operator, seated a...] (September 1948)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Signal section, Camp Edwards, Kentucky.

Alternate Title

: [Corporal Parkins D. Peck, chief teletype operator, seated at the teletype machine while African American Private James Lee stands behind him and points to a Western Union telegram form, Camp Edwards, Kentucky, September 2, 1948.]

Additional Name(s)

: United States. Army. Signal Corps -- Sponsor

Created Date

: September 1948


: Gelatin silver prints

Specific Material Type

: Photographs

Item Physical Description

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


: 38544


: Caption on back: "Shown are Corporal Parkins D. Peck, Littleton, Colorado, chief teletype operator, on temporary duty from Headquarters & Headquarters, 9th Infantry Division, Fort Dix, New Jersey and Private James Lee, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, assigned to the 821st F & B Company, from Camp Campbell, Kentucky. They are operating the teletype machine. 9-2-48."


: 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

: 1260301

Record ID

: 612711

Digital Item Published

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

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