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African American Soldiers in World War II, circa 1945

Title
African American Soldiers in World War II, circa 1945
ID
MS 00088
Extent
0.25 Linear Feet
Scope and Contents
91 photos of African Americans during World War II.  Many of the photos are labeled Wissmar (captured by Ally forces May 2, 1945) and Frankfurt, Germany.  Some names of the soldiers are printed on the back of the photographs.  Most of the photos are not dated and depict men in their uniforms near military vehicles and in a casual setting.  Some photographs are of the men with local (civilian dress) women.
Arrangement
This collection is arranged as it was received.
Subjects
African Americans--History--20th century
World War, 1939-1945--Germany
World War, 1939- 1945- African Americans
Languages
English

Detailed Description

Full Finding Aid/Box List

Administrative Information

Acquired
02/23/2016.
Restrictions
Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
Rights
Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.
Acquisition Note
 Source: Ebay.
Purchase
Preferred Citation
African American Soldiers in World War II, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Collection Material Type:
Collection
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