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Photograph of Colin Powell in Army fatigues with fellow soldiers

Catalog Data

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
General Colin L. Powell, American, 1937 - 2021  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
United States Armed Forces, American, founded 1775  Search this
United States Army, American, founded 1775  Search this
Owned by:
General Colin L. Powell, American, 1937 - 2021  Search this
Medium:
ink on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 5 × 7 in. (12.7 × 17.8 cm)
Type:
photographic prints
Date:
ca. 1962-1971
Caption:
General Powell kept this photograph on his desk in the study of his home in McLean, Virginia. He is pictured in Army fatigues with four other soldiers. This photograph was likely taken during one of Powell's two tours in Vietnam during the Vietnam War.
Description:
A black-and-white print photograph of Colin L. Powell posing with fellow soldiers in Army combat fatigues, likely captured during the Vietnam War. Three of the men to the left of Powell wear long sleeve uniform shirts with double chest pockets and belted trousers tucked into their boots. Powell, standing on the far right of the photograph, and the tallest among the men, wears an oversize long sleeve jacket and trousers, tucked into his boots. It is a bright day and behind the men is a thatched-roof building.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Men  Search this
Military  Search this
Photography  Search this
U.S. History, 1961-1969  Search this
U.S. History, 1969-2001  Search this
Vietnam War, 1961-1975  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Alma J. Powell
Object number:
A2022.101.1.24
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown – Restrictions Possible
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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/fd5c5c17865-c71f-49f9-b26a-599ce6d17c5b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2022.101.1.24