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Home again.

Image ID: 1260330

Home again.  [[A crowd of African American Women's Army Corps members wavi...] (March 1946)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Home again.

Alternate Title

: [A crowd of African American Women's Army Corps members waving at the camera, Staten Island Terminal, New York Port of Embarkation, 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.


: Caption on back: "After almost fourteen months overseas in England and France the Wacs pictured above were happy to be home. They arrived from France on Friday, March 8th and landed at Staten Island Terminal of the New York Port of Embarkation. They were among the last contingent of the 6888th Central Postal Directory to return from overseas. 3/13/46."


: 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

: 1260330

Record ID

: 612741

Digital Item Published

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

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