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Flight from the West.

Image ID: 1260385

Flight from the West.  [[A group photograph of African American veterans with their ...] (1945)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Flight from the West.

Alternate Title

: [A group photograph of African American veterans with their veteran friends getting into a bus after flight, Washington, D. C,, 12 December 1945.]


: United States. Army -- Photographer

Additional Name(s)

: United States. Office of War Information -- Sponsor

Created Date

: 1945


: Gelatin silver prints

Specific Material Type

: Photographs

Item Physical Description

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


: 33649


: Caption on back: "GIs [veterans of the U.S. armed forces] above have just completed a plane trip just completed a plane trip across; Ten to twelve planes arrive daily at the National Airport in Washington, D.C. from the West Coast with twelve or thirteen GIs [veterans of the U.S. armed forces] abroad; They represent over 70 percent of the passengers arriving from the West Coast by air; It is estimated that 21000 veterans will be flown East e ....
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: Military. / World War II / Veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces.

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

: 1260385

Record ID

: 612809

Digital Item Published

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

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