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Music and cheers for the 93rd.

Image ID: 1260328

Music and cheers for the 93rd.  [[African American members of the 343rd ASF Band playing saxo...] (February 1946)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Music and cheers for the 93rd.

Alternate Title

: [African American members of the 343rd ASF Band playing saxophones next to a crowd of women waving and welcoming the arrival of the last members of the 93rd Infantry Division, February 7, 1946.]

Additional Name(s)

: United States. Army -- Sponsor

Created Date

: February 1946

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Specific Material Type

: Photographs

Item Physical Description

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

Item/Page/Plate

: 40349

Notes

: Caption on back: "The 343rd ASF Band, pretty girls and a Welcome Home Boat greet the last members of the 93rd Infantry Division who returned home from the Pacific on February 1. Leader of the Port's popular 343rd Band is Warrant Officer (J.G.) Fred D. Griffin who formerly headed the 93rd's band. The 343rd played with added enthusiasm for their Leader's old outfit, and the Pacific veterans who crowded the rails of their incoming transport enj ....
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Source

: Military. / Post World War II activity. / U.S. Army - Troops returning home from Europe

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

: 1260328

Record ID

: 612739

Digital Item Published

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

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