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Training colored recruits at U.S. Navy receiving station, Camp Robert Smalls, Great Lakes, Illinois.

Image ID: 1260339

Training colored recruits at U.S. Navy receiving station, Camp Robert Smalls, Great Lakes, Illinois.  [[African American recruits in sailor uniforms walking in row...] (September 1942)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Training colored recruits at U.S. Navy receiving station, Camp Robert Smalls, Great Lakes, Illinois.

Alternate Title

: [African American recruits in sailor uniforms walking in rows and passing in review before Lieutenant Commander Daniel W. Armstrong, September 9, 1942.]

Additional Name(s)

: United States. Office of War Information -- Sponsor
United States. Navy -- Sponsor

Created Date

: September 1942

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Specific Material Type

: Photographs

Item Physical Description

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

Item/Page/Plate

: 39833

Notes

: Original negative #: N-REV-1-12740; Caption on back: "September 9, 1942 / Converted from civilians into trim, military sailors in a few weeks, this company of Negro recruits passes in review before Lieutenant Commander Daniel W. Armstrong, commanding officer of Camp Robert Smalls, home of the all-Negro regiment here at the U.S. Naval Training Station."

Source

: Military. / World War II / United States. Navy; 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

: 1260339

Record ID

: 612743

Digital Item Published

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

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