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Boat drill at Great Lakes.

Image ID: 1260341

Boat drill at Great Lakes.  [[Three crews of African American sailors sitting in their cu...]

Image Details

Image Title

:  Boat drill at Great Lakes.

Alternate Title

: [Three crews of African American sailors sitting in their cutters at the end of a boat drill session, U.S. Naval Training Station, Great Lakes, Illinois.]

Additional Name(s)

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


: Gelatin silver prints

Specific Material Type

: Photographs

Item Physical Description

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


: 40442


: Caption on back: "Two Negro crews are pictured at 'Toss' cars as their cutters glide down the slip ending a session of boat drill at the U.S. Naval Training Station, Great Lakes, Ill., [as] many as 24 companies of recruits (averaging 120 to 130 men to a company) undergo boat drill daily in the Station's harbor on Lake Michigan."


: Military. / World War II / United States. Navy; Training centers and military bases.

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

: 1260341

Record ID

: 612760

Digital Item Published

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

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