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Wounded Negro servicemen feted at Thanksgiving dinner.

Image ID: 1260308

Wounded Negro servicemen feted at Thanksgiving dinner.  [[African American wounded soldiers, sailors, marines and Coa...] (1944)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Wounded Negro servicemen feted at Thanksgiving dinner.

Alternate Title

: [African American wounded soldiers, sailors, marines and Coast Guardsmen sitting at tables and enjoying their Thanksgiving dinner, at Lucy D. Slowe Hall, Washington, D. C., Sunday afternoon, November 26, 1944.]

Creator

: Levitt, Helen -- Photographer

Additional Name(s)

: United States. Office of War Information -- Sponsor

Created Date

: 1944

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Specific Material Type

: Photographs

Item Physical Description

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

Notes

: Caption on back: "More than 100 wounded Negro soldiers, sailors, marines and Coast Guardsmen were feted by The Equestriennes, a group of Government Girls, at an annual Thanksgiving dinner at Lucy D. Slowe Hall, Washington, D. C., Sunday afternoon, November 26, 1944; The veterans were greeted by Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt and heard addresses by Truman K. Gibson, Civilian Aide to the secretary of War; Mrs. Mary McLeod Bethune, President of the ....
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Source

: Military. / World War II / United States. Army; Stateside activities.

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

: 1260308

Record ID

: 612723

Digital Item Published

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

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