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Washington public schools go to war.

Image ID: 1260418

Washington public schools go to war.  [[African American schoolgirls and their peers participating ...] ([1943])

Image Details

Image Title

:  Washington public schools go to war.

Alternate Title

: [African American schoolgirls and their peers participating in military drills and learning how to march.]


: Smith, Roger -- Photographer

Additional Name(s)

: United States. Office of War Information -- Sponsor

Published Date

: [1943]


: Gelatin silver prints

Specific Material Type

: Photographs

Item Physical Description

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


: 24399


: Original negative # : D-10212 ; Caption on back: "The public schools of Washington, D. C., like those in most other sections of the country, have revised their curricula to fit their pupils for fuller participation in the war efforts; They have gone all-out for the Program of Civilian Defense, which includes military drill for both high school boys and girls as part of the physical fitness course."


: Education. / Civilian defense education.


: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture / Photographs and Prints Division

Digital ID

: 1260418

Record ID

: 612862

Digital Item Published

: 8-31-2005; updated 3-17-2012

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