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Special Seabee Band.

Image ID: 1260332

Special Seabee Band.  [[Group portrait of African Americans, Seabee Band members, f...]

Image Details

Image Title

:  Special Seabee Band.

Alternate Title

: [Group portrait of African Americans, Seabee Band members, from the 30th Special U.S. Naval Construction Battalion, playing on a stage.]

Creator

: Naval Photographic Center (U.S.) -- Photographer

Additional Name(s)

: United States. Office of War Information -- Sponsor

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Specific Material Type

: Photographs

Item Physical Description

: 1 photographic print : Gelatin silver ; 8 x 10 in.

Item/Page/Plate

: 40734

Notes

: Original file # : J-45-0026 ; Caption on back: "One of the hottest bands in the ETO is that of the 30th Special U.S. Naval Construction Battalion; These follows play for U.S. Navy dances in villages, towns and cities of England wherever a Navy "hop" schedule them to make with some music; Picture shows left to right : Walter L. Wheller, Coxswain [sax]; Charles C. Cheesman, SK3c [piano]; Percy O. Branch, Coxswain [trumpet]; Thomas J. Lindsey, ....
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Source

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

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

: 1260332

Record ID

: 612746

Digital Item Published

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

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