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Created by:
Joe Schwartz, American, 1913 - 2013  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 9 3/4 × 12 1/2 in. (24.8 × 31.8 cm)
H x W (Image and Sheet): 16 × 20 1/8 in. (40.6 × 51.1 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1940s
Caption:
Back From Jim Crow Army and Navy on the Home Front - Brooklyn, New York, 1947
Joe Schwartz, Folk Photography: Poems I've Never Written (2000), 198.
Description:
A black-and-white photograph of African American World War II servicemen in uniform holding their hands up in the shape of vees.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Military  Search this
Photography  Search this
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Joe Schwartz and Family
Object number:
2010.74.147
Restrictions & Rights:
© Joe Schwartz
Permission required for use. Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5b164f9f5-f3dc-4bfe-bde7-9bc086023e2e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.74.147