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Brothers stick together in Navy.

Image ID: 1260342

Brothers stick together in Navy.  [[Portrait of two African American brothers Charles Charlton ...]

Image Details

Image Title

:  Brothers stick together in Navy.

Alternate Title

: [Portrait of two African American brothers Charles Charlton (left) and George Charlton (right) in their sailor uniforms.]

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, 10 x 8 in.


: Caption on back: "Brothers Charles (left) and George Charlton of Beaumont, Texas, enlisted in the Navy together, were 'shipmates' in basic training at Great Lakes Training Station, Ill., schoolmates at service school, and have been advanced to quartermaster third class. They represent 30 per cent of the Charlton family in uniform. A third brother is a second lieutenant in the Army Air Force, while a fourth wears the R.O.T.C. uniform at Prair ....
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: 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

: 1260342

Record ID

: 612761

Digital Item Published

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

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