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Picture postcard of a volunteer serving troops out of a Red Cross “Clubmobile"

Created by:
United States Armed Forces, American, founded 1775  Search this
Subject of:
American Red Cross, American, founded 1881  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 3 1/2 x 5 3/8 in. (8.9 x 13.7 cm)
Type:
portraits
picture postcards
Date:
ca. 1945
Topic:
African American  Search this
Humanitarianism  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
Object number:
2010.36.5.36
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd563f1e3c3-ed51-4c4e-83f9-ee7ce7532d29
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.36.5.36
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M1917 Revolver issued by US Army during WWI to Charles H. Houston

Created by:
Colt's Manufacturing Company, American, founded 1855  Search this
Owned by:
Charles Hamilton Houston, American, 1895 - 1951  Search this
Issued by:
United States Armed Forces, American, founded 1775  Search this
Medium:
metal and wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5 1/2 × 11 1/4 × 1 1/2 in. (14 × 28.6 × 3.8 cm)
Type:
pistols
Place made:
Hartford, Connecticut, United States, North and Central America
Place used:
France, Europe
Date:
January 1918
Topic:
African American  Search this
Buffalo Soldiers  Search this
Military  Search this
World War I  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Charles Hamilton Houston, Jr. and Dr. Rosemary Jagus
Object number:
2018.59.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Weapons and ammunition
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd51c86c80e-d05b-4eb8-a188-4c3326abcb39
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.59.3

918. Collecting Remains of the Dead

Photograph by:
John Reekie, Scottish, born 1829  Search this
Published by:
Taylor & Huntington, American  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
United States Armed Forces, American, founded 1775  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper, cardboard, and adhesive
Dimensions:
H x W: 4 × 7 in. (10.2 × 17.8 cm)
Type:
stereographs
Place depicted:
Cold Harbor, Hanover County, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1865
Topic:
African American  Search this
Military  Search this
Photography  Search this
Slavery  Search this
U.S. History, Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the Liljenquist Family Collection
Object number:
2015.222.16
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5df11b779-3b99-4fa5-864a-69df619e5156
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.222.16
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Photographic print of four unidentified men in military uniforms

Photograph by:
Hollywood Nite-LIfe Fotos, American  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
United States Armed Forces, American, founded 1775  Search this
Club de Memo  Search this
Owned by:
Maxine Sullivan, American, 1911 - 1987  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (2013.46.29.122a Image): 4 11/16 × 6 9/16 in. (11.9 × 16.7 cm)
H x W (2013.46.29.122a Sheet): 4 7/8 × 7 in. (12.4 × 17.8 cm)
H x W (2013.46.29.122b): 6 5/8 × 8 3/8 in. (16.8 × 21.3 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place depicted:
Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
April 22, 1944
Topic:
African American  Search this
Men  Search this
Military  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Photography  Search this
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.29.122ab
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Maxine Sullivan Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5b3336ecb-dd08-4561-8c5c-d5704d5a3718
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.29.122ab
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Purple Heart medal awarded posthumously to Tuskegee Airman 2d Lt. James McCullin

Issued by:
United States Armed Forces, American, founded 1775  Search this
Received by:
Second Lieutenant James L. McCullin, American, 1919 - 1943  Search this
Subject of:
Tuskegee Airmen, 1941 - 1946  Search this
99th Pursuit Squadron, American, 1941 - 1949  Search this
Medium:
cardboard , paper, metal and ribbon
Dimensions:
H x W (Medal): 3 × 1 3/8 × 3/16 in. (7.6 × 3.5 × 0.5 cm)
H x W x D (Closed): 1 x 3 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. (2.5 x 8.9 x 16.5 cm)
H x W x D (Open): 7 x 3 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. (17.8 x 8.9 x 16.5 cm)
Type:
cases (containers)
medals
Date:
after 1943
Topic:
African American  Search this
Military  Search this
Tuskegee Airmen  Search this
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the McCullin Family, in memory of Second Lieutenant James L. McCullin
Object number:
2013.52.3ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Awards and Medals
Exhibition:
Double Victory: The African American Military Experience
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd50b99ef9d-6b1d-4f6b-8154-036ca7a3874e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.52.3ab
Online Media:

Edward Theodore Taylor Oral History Interview

Created by:
National Museum of African American History and Culture, American, founded 2003  Search this
Recorded by:
Patrick Telepictures, Inc., American  Search this
Interview of:
Edward Theodore Taylor, American, 1932 - 2020  Search this
Interviewed by:
Kelly Elaine Navies, American  Search this
Subject of:
United States Armed Forces, American, founded 1775  Search this
Medium:
digital
Dimensions:
Duration (2016.129.6.1a): 95.93 min.
Duration (2016.129.6.2a): 92.93 min.
152.85 GB
Type:
video recordings
oral histories
digital media - born digital
Place collected:
Randallstown, Baltimore County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Wicomico County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date:
July 18, 2016
Topic:
African American  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Communities  Search this
Education  Search this
Korean War, 1950-1953  Search this
Military  Search this
Museums  Search this
Race discrimination  Search this
Segregation  Search this
U.S. History, 1953-1961  Search this
U.S. History, 1961-1969  Search this
Violence  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2016.129.6.1a-.2a
Restrictions & Rights:
© Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Collection Donor Oral History Project
Classification:
Media Arts-Film and Video
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a7cb40a5-8944-499b-992b-a70f620fc31b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.129.6.1a-.2a

Freedom to the Slave

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 11 1/2 in x 9 1/2 in; 29.21 cm x 24.13 cm
Object Name:
Print
Other Terms:
Print; Chromolithographs
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Date made:
1863-1864
Subject:
Civil War  Search this
Army  Search this
emancipation  Search this
Slavery  Search this
ID Number:
1978.0010.11
Accession number:
1978.0010
Catalog number:
1978.0010.11
85358M
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Military
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-0f46-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_448714

Tuskegee Airmen Congressional Gold Medal

Commissioned by:
United States Department of the Treasury, American, founded 1789  Search this
Subject of:
Tuskegee Airmen, 1941 - 1946  Search this
Created by:
United States Mint, American, founded 1792  Search this
Medium:
gold
Dimensions:
2 15/16 × 2 15/16 × 3/16 in. (7.5 × 7.5 × 0.5 cm)
Type:
medals
Date:
2007
Topic:
African American  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Military  Search this
Tuskegee Airmen  Search this
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2007.8
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Awards and Medals
Movement:
Civil Rights Movement
Exhibition:
Double Victory: The African American Military Experience
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5ef531fd7-f0f5-4aa1-adf0-a009298e0190
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.8
Online Media:

Free Military School for Applicants for Command of Colored Troops

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in x 7 3/4 in; 25.4 cm x 19.685 cm
Object Name:
sheet of paper
poster
advertisement
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Date made:
1864
Subject:
Civil War  Search this
African American History  Search this
ID Number:
1978.0010.13
Catalog number:
1978.0010.13
85360M
Accession number:
1978.0010
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-e781-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1445845

The Gallant Charge of the Fifty Fourth Massachusetts (Colored) Regiment

Depicted:
Shaw, Robert Gould  Search this
Maker:
Currier & Ives  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 18 1/2 in x 13 1/2 in; 46.99 cm x 34.29 cm
Object Name:
Print
Other Terms:
Print; Chromolithographs
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Associated Place:
United States: South Carolina, Morris Island
Date made:
1863
ca. 1863
Subject:
Civil War  Search this
African American History  Search this
Confederacy  Search this
ID Number:
1978.0010.09
Accession number:
1978.0010
Catalog number:
85356M
1978.0010.09
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-83dd-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_448713

Buffalo Soldier Uniform Coat

User:
Blayton, Benjamin B.  Search this
Physical Description:
cotton (overall material)
metal (overall material)
khaki (overall color)
Measurements:
average spatial: 39 cm x 70 cm; x 15 3/8 in x 27 9/16 in
overall (padded): 28 in x 18 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in; 71.12 cm x 46.99 cm x 11.43 cm
Object Name:
coat
Other Terms:
Coat; Uniforms
Date made:
ca. 1918
Associated dates:
1918-01-05-1919-03-19
Associated Date:
ca 1914-1918
ID Number:
1994.0339.06
Catalog number:
1994.0339.06
Accession number:
1994.0339
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Cultures & Communities
Clothing & Accessories
Military
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-7613-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1178252
Online Media:

WWII and Tuskegee Airmen - STEM in 30

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2016-03-30T16:22:37.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics;Flight;Space Sciences  Search this
See more by:
airandspace
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
YouTube Channel:
airandspace
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_NETJrO3B7qA

Leonard Harmon

Alternate Title:
A Fighting Ship, USS Harmon
Artist:
U.S. Printing Office  Search this
Sitter:
Leonard Roy Harmon, 21 Jan 1917 - 13 Nov 1942  Search this
Medium:
Photolithographic half-tone poster
Dimensions:
Sheet: 71.4 x 56 cm (28 1/8 x 22 1/16")
Type:
Print
Date:
1943
Topic:
Poster  Search this
Leonard Roy Harmon: Male  Search this
Leonard Roy Harmon: Military\Navy  Search this
Leonard Roy Harmon: Navy Cross  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.2009.55
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm430e85742-99fe-4b70-9c95-c41dfc347f4c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2009.55

William Ayers Campbell

Artist:
Betsy Graves Reyneau, 1888 - 1964  Search this
Sitter:
William Ayers Campbell, 12 Apr 1917 - 24 Apr 2012  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
106.7cm x 78.7cm (42" x 31"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
1944
Topic:
Exterior\Sky  Search this
Vehicle\Airplane  Search this
Equipment\Goggles  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Hat\Aviator  Search this
William Ayers Campbell: Male  Search this
William Ayers Campbell: Education\Educator\Professor  Search this
William Ayers Campbell: Science and Technology\Aviator  Search this
William Ayers Campbell: Military\Air Force\Officer\Pilot  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
NPG.67.92
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Peter Edward Fayard
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Exhibition:
The Struggle for Justice Refresh
On View:
NPG, West Gallery 220
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4a56c167a-21f2-47dc-beaa-267ee6f884ed
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.67.92

Announcement for "New Names in American Art" opening

Creator:
Office of War Information.  Search this
Office of War Information.  Search this
Subject:
Bannarn, Henry W.  Search this
Barthe, Richmond  Search this
Bearden, Romare  Search this
Biggers, John Thomas  Search this
Cortor, Eldzier  Search this
Farrar, John  Search this
Jones, Lawrence  Search this
Lawrence, Jacob  Search this
Locke, Alain LeRoy  Search this
Pippin, Horace  Search this
Sebree, Charles  Search this
Woodruff, Hale Aspacio  Search this
G Place Gallery (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Type:
Printed Materials
Place:
Washington, D.C.
Date:
1944
Topic:
African American artists  Search this
African American painters  Search this
United States--Armed Forces  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)17660
See more items in:
The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago records, 1917-1981
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_17660
Online Media:

35c Charles R. Drew single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 1865
Medium:
paper; ink (gray); adhesive
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
June 3, 1981
Topic:
Health & Medicine  Search this
Science  Search this
The Cold War (1945-1990)  Search this
Black Heritage  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
1985.0021.2503
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm821554b7d-4501-4fd5-80db-53920da58078
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1985.0021.2503

35c Charles Drew single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 1865
Depicts:
Charles Richard Drew, American, 1904 - 1950  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink (gray); adhesive / engraving
Dimensions:
2.5 x 2.1 cm (1 x 13/16 in.)
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
June 3, 1981
Topic:
The Cold War (1945-1990)  Search this
Health & Medicine  Search this
Black Heritage  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
2000.2016.19
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8a711c9cf-4a9d-414f-83c6-9c10e1d9edb8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2000.2016.19

Army Nurse Corps Cap

Physical Description:
wool (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 in x 9 in x 8 in; 10.16 cm x 22.86 cm x 20.32 cm
Object Name:
cap
Other Terms:
cap; Woman; Army; Nurse; Service
Associated Place:
United States
Date made:
ca 1942
Associated date:
1941 - 1945
Related event:
World War II  Search this
The Great Depression and World War II  Search this
ID Number:
AF.43934 [dup1]
Catalog number:
43934
Designer number:
PQD 326
73-C-33025
Accession number:
167648
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Military
ThinkFinity
Exhibition:
Price of Freedom
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-db1a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_433587

Medal, Air Medal, Louis Purnell

Materials:
Copper Alloy
Silk
Dimensions:
3-D: 9 × 4.3 × 0.8cm (3 9/16 × 1 11/16 × 5/16 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Medals & Ribbons
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Donated by Louis R. Purnell
Inventory Number:
A20130012000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv90542834b-ef21-4381-a9c8-9ee4b7bb66fc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A20130012000
Online Media:

Asa Philip Randolph

Artist:
Seymour Kattelson, 11 Feb 1923 - 24 Nov 2018  Search this
Sitter:
Asa Philip Randolph, 15 Apr 1889 - 16 Mar 1979  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image/Sheet/Mount: 27.6 × 27.2 cm (10 7/8 × 10 11/16")
Mount (second): 50.6 × 40.6 cm (19 15/16 × 16")
Mat: 71.1 × 55.9 cm (28 × 22")
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\Pennsylvania\Philadelphia\Philadelphia
Date:
1948
Topic:
Costume\Headgear\Hat  Search this
Exterior  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Necklace\Pearl  Search this
Equipment\Smoking Implements\Cigar  Search this
Baggage & Luggage\Bag  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Handkerchief  Search this
Architecture\Building  Search this
Equipment\Camera  Search this
Sign  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Pin  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie\Necktie  Search this
Asa Philip Randolph: Male  Search this
Asa Philip Randolph: Communications\Publisher\Magazine  Search this
Asa Philip Randolph: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Asa Philip Randolph: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Labor leader  Search this
Asa Philip Randolph: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Activist\Civil rights activist  Search this
Asa Philip Randolph: Presidential Medal of Freedom  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.87.46
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Estate of Seymour Kattelson
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm43afe0581-fef0-446e-ad56-724a6c0a6c31
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.87.46

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