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


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[Colonel R. L. Salzmann pins a first Lieutenant's bar on the shoulder of African American Lieutenant Jesse J. Holbert.

Image ID: 1260321

[Colonel R. L. Salzmann pins a first Lieutenant's bar on the shoulder of African American Lieutenant Jesse J. Holbert.


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Image Title

:  [Colonel R. L. Salzmann pins a first Lieutenant's bar on the shoulder of African American Lieutenant Jesse J. Holbert.

Additional Name(s)

: United States. Army. Signal Corps -- Sponsor

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Specific Material Type

: Photographs

Item Physical Description

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

Item/Page/Plate

: 39983

Notes

: Original negative #: 1358; Caption on back: "Colonel R. L. Salzmann, executive officer of the Kitzingen Basic Training Center in Germany, pins a first Lieutenant's bar on the shoulder of Lieutenant Jesse J. Holbert, Orange, New Jersey, assistant provost marshal at the training center following a recent promotion from the grade 2nd Lieutenant. Holbert, once assigned as a bodyguard to General Eisenhower in 1943, entered the Army March 19, 1941 ....
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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

: 1260321

Record ID

: 612727

Digital Item Published

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

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