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Ever-present Red Cross.

Image ID: 1260329

Ever-present Red Cross.  [[Red Cross worker pouring coffee into the cup of an African ...] (March 1946)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Ever-present Red Cross.

Alternate Title

: [Red Cross worker pouring coffee into the cup of an African American member of the Women's Army Corps as other African American WACs stand with their coffee and doughnuts and look on, Staten Island Terminal, New York Port, March 13, 1946.]

Additional Name(s)

: United States. Army -- Sponsor

Created Date

: March 1946


: Gelatin silver prints

Specific Material Type

: Photographs

Item Physical Description

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


: 40373


: Caption on back: "It was in the early morning when the last contingent of Negro WACs to return from the ETO debarked at the Staten Island Terminal, New York Port installation, but the Red Cross was on hand as usual with doughnuts and coffee. Above Private First Class Thelma Duncan, Akron, Ohio, gets a refill while other Wacs enjoy their steaming cups and doughnuts. The Wacs comprised the last detachment of the 6888th Central Postal Directory ....
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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

: 1260329

Record ID

: 612740

Digital Item Published

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

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