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Happy to be home.

Image ID: 1260327

Happy to be home.  [[African American members of the Women's Army Corps standing...] (January 1946)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Happy to be home.

Alternate Title

: [African American members of the Women's Army Corps standing in the snow and throwing snowballs at each other, Camp Shanks, New York, January 3, 1946.]

Additional Name(s)

: United States. Army -- Sponsor

Created Date

: January 1946


: Gelatin silver prints

Specific Material Type

: Photographs

Item Physical Description

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


: 40280


: Caption on back: "Frolicking in the snow at Camp Shanks are a group of Wacs, members of the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion, who were redeployed from France to this country, and landed in New York City. / In the picture are Technical Sergeant Lillian Butterfield of Bayonne, New Jersey; Technician Fifth Grade Bernice F. Lewis of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Private First Class Hester Givens of Linden, New Jersey; Private First Class Be ....
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: Military. / Post World War II activity. / U.S. Army - Troops returning home from Europe

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

: 1260327

Record ID

: 612738

Digital Item Published

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

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