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The United States Coast Guard Quartet.

Image ID: 1260358

The United States Coast Guard Quartet.  [[Group photograph of the U.S. Coast Guard Quartet members wh...]

Image Details

Image Title

:  The United States Coast Guard Quartet.

Alternate Title

: [Group photograph of the U.S. Coast Guard Quartet members while singing, New York, N.Y.]


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

Additional Name(s)

: United States. Office of War Information -- Sponsor


: Gelatin silver prints

Specific Material Type

: Photographs

Item Physical Description

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


: 40742


: Caption on back: "New York, N. Y. - Pictured above is the famed United States Coast Guard Quartet; Headed by Homer Smith, Boatswain's Mate 2/c, who led the noted "Southerners" of NBC fame, the Quartet sings regularly over the networks and is probably the best known of the service quartets,; Other members are [left to right]: Smith, Thomas Lockard, Storekeeper 2/c, Los Angeles Opera Company star; James Lewis, Gunner's Mate 3/c, who was starred in Bill Robinson's "Hot Mikado" ; and Martin Boughan, Yeoman 3/c, Gilbert and Sullivan Opera soloist, who for several seasons starred with Chicago Opera Company."


: Military. / World War II / United States Coast Guard.

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

: 1260358

Record ID

: 612794

Digital Item Published

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

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