5 of 5 Items

Searched for the phrase "model airplanes" in Subject

Back Back to Results Thumbnails View Enlarged Image Add to Selections Purchase Print or Photo Gift Printer-Friendly Version Next

Washington, D.C., public schools go to war.

Image ID: 1260420

Washington, D.C., public schools go to war.  [[African American schoolchildren holding model airplanes and...] ([1943])

Image Details

Image Title

:  Washington, D.C., public schools go to war.

Alternate Title

: [African American schoolchildren holding model airplanes and learning types of fighter planes during their civil defense class.]


: 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.


: 39057


: Original negative # : D-10204 ; 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; Photo shows pupils from model airplane class demonstrating types of fighter planes."


: Education. / Civilian defense education.


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

Digital ID

: 1260420

Record ID

: 612864

Digital Item Published

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

Browse More

Sources, libraries, guides, online catalog


Permalink (click to copy):

Embed this image (click code)

NYPL Digital Gallery provides free and open access to over 800,000 images digitized from primary sources and printed rarities in the vast collections of The New York Public Library, including drawings, illuminated manuscripts, historical maps, vintage posters, rare prints and photographs, illustrated books, printed ephemera, and more.