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Merchant Marine/Navy World War Two Oral History and Memorabilia Collection

Creator:
Porter, John C.  Search this
Collector:
Armed Forces History, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Navarre, Jack B., 1925- (merchant seaman)  Search this
Armed Forces History, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Names:
San Mateo Coast Guard Station  Search this
United States. Merchant Marine  Search this
Extent:
0.5 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Container:
Box 1
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Newspapers
Oral history
Scrapbooks
Identity cards
Menus
Correspondence
Military passes
Photographs
Diaries
Passports
Place:
San Mateo (Calif.)
Date:
1943-2001
Summary:
The collection documents individuals who served in the Merchant Marine's and Navy between 1943 and 1946.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of primarily of reminscenes with individuals who served n the Merchant Marine and Navy.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into two series.

Series 1: Individual Reminiscences, 1945-1997

Series 2: Supplemental Documentation, 1943-2001-08
Provenance:
Collection donated by Delia Porter, date unknown, and Jack B. Navarre, August 24, 1990.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945 -- Merchant Marine  Search this
Ships -- Manning  Search this
Merchant Marine -- Manning of vessels -- United States  Search this
Merchant Marine -- United States  Search this
Seamen -- 1940-1950  Search this
Merchant seamen  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean  Search this
Marine engineers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Newspapers -- Ships -- 1940-1950
Oral history -- 1940-1950
Scrapbooks -- 1900-1950
Identity cards -- 1940-1950
Menus -- Ships -- 1940-1950
Correspondence -- 1940-1950
Military passes -- Ships -- 1940-1950
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin -- 1940-1950
Diaries -- 20th century
Passports
Citation:
Merchant Marine/Navy World War Two Oral History and Memorabilia Collection, 405, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0405
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Merchant Marine/Navy World War Two Oral History and Memorabilia Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0405

Model, Liberty Ship

Attended first launching:
Roosevelt, Franklin Delano  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
maroon (overall color)
black (overall color)
Measurements:
approx: 14 1/2 in x 55 in x 7 in; 36.83 cm x 139.7 cm x 17.78 cm
Object Name:
ship, Liberty
ship, Liberty
ship model, Liberty
ship model
model, ship
Other Terms:
ship, Liberty; Maritime; Vessel; Cargo
Liberty Shipyards modeled after:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Hog Island Shipyard
Associated Place:
Atlantic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
United States: Gulf Coast
Date made:
early 1940s
Launching of first Liberty Ship, SS Patrick Henry:
1941-09-27
Related event:
World War II  Search this
The Great Depression and World War II  Search this
Related Publication:
On the Water online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/onthewater
Credit Line:
Gift of U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Maritime Commisison (through J. M. Winston)
ID Number:
TR.313022
Accession number:
170015
Catalog number:
313022
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Work and Industry: Maritime
Work
Military
Engineering, Building, and Architecture
On the Water exhibit
Transportation
Exhibition:
On the Water
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-6312-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_842604

Aircraft observer badge owned by Fenton B. Sands

Manufactured by:
American Emblem Company, American  Search this
Issued by:
United States Air Force, American, founded 1947  Search this
Owned by:
Dr. Fenton B. Sands, American, 1918 - 1998  Search this
Subject of:
Tuskegee Airmen, 1941 - 1946  Search this
Medium:
sterling silver
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7/8 × 3 3/16 × 1/2 in. (2.2 × 8.1 × 1.3 cm)
Type:
insignias
Place made:
Utica, Oneida County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1942-1945
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 of the Sands Family
Object number:
2014.7.14
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/fd58f78df0c-6b05-4bb2-a215-c525f896d445
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.7.14
Online Media:

Montford Point Marines Congressional Gold Medal

Commissioned by:
United States Congress, American, founded 1789  Search this
Created by:
United States Mint, American, founded 1792  Search this
Subject of:
51st Marine Defense Battalion, American, founded 1942  Search this
52nd Marine Defense Battalion, American, founded 1943  Search this
Medium:
Medal: gold;
Sleeve: velvet;
Box: cherry wood, velvet
Dimensions:
Diameter (medal): 3 × 3/16 in. (7.6 × 0.5 cm)
H x W x D (velvet case for medal): 3 7/8 × 5 × 3/16 in. (9.8 × 12.7 × 0.5 cm)
H x W x D (wooden case for medal): 3 × 6 1/8 × 5 in. (7.6 × 15.6 × 12.7 cm)
Type:
medals
Place depicted:
Jacksonville, Onslow County, North Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
2011
Topic:
African American  Search this
Military  Search this
Montford Point Marines  Search this
Segregation  Search this
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.237ab
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/fd520e7ed2b-6ca0-4f06-bdc9-19b398a03a8c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.237ab

Photograph album belonging to Lewis C. Smith

Compiled by:
Lewis Curtis Smith, American, 1921 - 1997  Search this
Subject of:
Tuskegee Airmen, 1941 - 1946  Search this
Medium:
leather, paper, nylon, adhesive, silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper, ink
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Closed): 9 1/16 × 12 5/16 × 1 in. (23 × 31.2 × 2.5 cm)
H x W x D (Open): 9 1/16 × 25 1/8 × 1 in. (23 × 63.8 × 2.5 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
photograph albums
Place depicted:
Tuskegee, Macon County, Alabama, United States, North and Central America
Italy, Europe
Date:
1943-1945
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 of Victoria L.Thornton and Family
Object number:
2015.272
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
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/fd5092f6182-af0e-48c8-a8df-c5dad7d560a5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.272

Page 18 of album belonging to Lewis C. Smith

Compiled by:
Lewis Curtis Smith, American, 1921 - 1997  Search this
Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Tuskegee Airmen, 1941 - 1946  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Medium:
paper, adhesive, silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (2015.272.17a image): 9 9/16 × 9 3/4 in. (24.3 × 24.7 cm)
H x W (2015.272.17a sheet): 11 1/4 × 9 13/16 in. (28.6 × 24.9 cm)
H x W (page 17): 8 7/16 × 10 13/16 in. (21.5 × 27.5 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
photograph albums
Place captured:
Macon County, Alabama, United States, North and Central America
Date:
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 of Victoria L.Thornton and Family
Object number:
2015.272.18a
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
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/fd5fe42b142-927d-4cf8-b502-0065409f35bc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.272.18a

Page 19 of album belonging to Lewis C. Smith

Compiled by:
Lewis Curtis Smith, American, 1921 - 1997  Search this
Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Tuskegee Airmen, 1941 - 1946  Search this
Heber C. Houston, American, 1919 - 1981  Search this
Lewis Curtis Smith, American, 1921 - 1997  Search this
James E. Brothers, American, born 1914  Search this
Arnold W. Cisco, American, 1920 - 1946  Search this
Paul Adams, American  Search this
William J. Faulkner, American, 1918 - 1944  Search this
Freddie E. Hutchins, American, 1920 - 1991  Search this
Wilson V. Eagleson, American, 1920 - 2006  Search this
Sidney J. Moseley, American, 1918 - 1943  Search this
Ulysses S. Taylor, American, 1919 - 1987  Search this
Harold E. Sawyer, American  Search this
Luke Joseph Weathers, American, 1920 - 2011  Search this
Leonard M. Jackson, American  Search this
Curtis C. Robinson, American, 1917 - 1998  Search this
Vernon V. Haywood, American, 1920 - 2003  Search this
James Carter, American  Search this
Walter T. Foreman, American, born 1919  Search this
Charles P. Bailey, American, 1918 - 2001  Search this
Charles I. Williams, American  Search this
Medium:
paper, adhesive, silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (2015.272.18a image): 7 1/16 × 8 3/4 in. (17.9 × 22.3 cm)
H x W (2015.272.18a sheet): 7 9/16 × 9 5/16 in. (19.2 × 23.7 cm)
H x W (page 18): 8 7/16 × 10 13/16 in. (21.5 × 27.5 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
photograph albums
Place depicted:
Tuskegee, Macon County, Alabama, United States, North and Central America
Date:
April 29, 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 of Victoria L.Thornton and Family
Object number:
2015.272.19a
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
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/fd5c4c64ee5-8c24-4350-a1de-6568e59c40a4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.272.19a

Page 5 of album belonging to Lewis C. Smith

Compiled by:
Lewis Curtis Smith, American, 1921 - 1997  Search this
Subject of:
Tuskegee Airmen, 1941 - 1946  Search this
Lewis Curtis Smith, American, 1921 - 1997  Search this
Ruth Williams Smith, American, 1924 - 2002  Search this
Medium:
paper, adhesive, silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (2015.272.5a image): 3 1/4 × 2 5/16 in. (8.3 × 5.9 cm)
H x W (2015.272.5a sheet): 3 7/16 × 2 1/2 in. (8.7 × 6.4 cm)
H x W (2015.272.5b image): 3 1/4 × 2 5/16 in. (8.3 × 5.9 cm)
H x W (2015.272.5b sheet): 3 3/8 × 2 1/2 in. (8.6 × 6.3 cm)
H x W (2015.272.5c image): 4 1/2 × 3 in. (11.5 × 7.6 cm)
H x W (2015.272.5c sheet): 5 1/16 × 3 7/16 in. (12.8 × 8.8 cm)
H x W (2015.272.5d image): 3 1/16 × 2 5/16 in. (7.7 × 5.8 cm)
H x W (2015.272.5d sheet): 3 3/8 × 2 3/8 in. (8.5 × 6 cm)
H x W (2015.272.5e image): 3 1/4 × 2 3/8 in. (8.3 × 6 cm)
H x W (2015.272.5e sheet): 3 3/8 × 2 1/2 in. (8.6 × 6.4 cm)
H x W (page): 8 7/16 × 10 13/16 in. (21.5 × 27.5 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
photograph albums
Place captured:
Murray's Dude Ranch, Apple Valley, San Bernardino County, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1943-1944
Topic:
African American  Search this
Families  Search this
Marriage customs and rites  Search this
Military  Search this
Travel  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 of Victoria L.Thornton and Family
Object number:
2015.272.5a-e
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
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/fd57e7616b7-b502-41e3-96b5-e176b27de3a8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.272.5a-e

Handkerchief with World War II Double V campaign design

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Pittsburgh Courier, American, 1907 - 1965  Search this
Medium:
synthetic dye on linen
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 12 3/8 × 12 1/4 × 1/16 in. (31.4 × 31.1 × 0.2 cm)
Type:
handkerchiefs
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1942-1945
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Military  Search this
Segregation  Search this
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.97.24
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Textiles
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/fd508a4b9cb-c357-45ec-8343-10696215e2a8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.97.24
Online Media:

First aid kit

Created by:
United States Army, American, founded 1775  Search this
Davis Emergency Equipment Co., Inc., American  Search this
Medium:
paint on metal with ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3 × 9 1/2 × 5 1/2 in. (7.6 × 24.1 × 14 cm)
Type:
first aid kits
Place made:
Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1943-1945
Topic:
African American  Search this
Medicine  Search this
Military  Search this
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Alan Laird
Object number:
2017.111.23
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Medical
Tools and Equipment-Military
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd567ec0cfc-6d79-450c-8659-863bd91bfc18
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.111.23
Online Media:

Blue Star flag

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
thread and fringe on silk (textile)
Dimensions:
H x W x D (frame): 11 3/16 × 14 3/16 × 1/2 in. (28.4 × 36 × 1.3 cm)
H x W (flag): 8 1/2 × 11 3/4 in. (21.6 × 29.8 cm)
Type:
flags
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1917-1945
Topic:
African American  Search this
Families  Search this
Military  Search this
World War I  Search this
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Alan Laird
Object number:
2017.111.6
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Textiles
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd54f2a038e-dec7-47d0-b975-4c53feb536d9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.111.6
Online Media:

Jeannine Smith Clark Oral History Interview

Created by:
National Museum of African American History and Culture, American, founded 2003  Search this
Interview of:
Jeannine Smith Clark, American, 1928 - 2018  Search this
Interviewed by:
Kelly Elaine Navies, American  Search this
Recorded by:
Kim Moir, American  Search this
Subject of:
Smithsonian Institution, American, founded 1846  Search this
Poor People's Campaign, American, 1967 - 1968  Search this
Dunbar High School, American, founded 1870  Search this
Howard University, American, founded 1867  Search this
Anacostia Community Museum, American, founded 1967  Search this
National Museum of Natural History, American, founded 1910  Search this
John Kinard, American, 1936 - 1989  Search this
Claudine K. Brown, American, 1949 - 2016  Search this
Asbury United Methodist Church, American, founded 1836  Search this
Medium:
digital
Dimensions:
Duration: 85 minutes (5100 seconds)
Type:
oral histories
digital media - born digital
Place depicted:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Germany, Europe
Date:
2018
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Africa  Search this
Education  Search this
Families  Search this
HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities)  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Museums  Search this
Women  Search this
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2018.109
Restrictions & Rights:
© Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Film and Video
Movement:
African American - Latinx Solidarity
Poor People's Campaign
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5565bc339-13bd-4b36-aeb8-6c6a8b95ca66
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.109

Rifle and case owned by Lt. Colonel Charles Blackwood

Created by:
Winchester Repeating Arms Company, American, 1866 - 2006  Search this
J.M. Bucheimer Company, American, 1884 - 1969  Search this
Used by:
Lt. Colonel Charles J. Blackwood Sr., American, 1896 - 1982  Search this
Medium:
wood and metal with leather and thread
Dimensions:
H x W x D (.1a Rifle): 44 × 4 1/4 × 1 1/2 in. (111.8 × 10.8 × 3.8 cm)
H x W x D (.1b Case): 47 × 7 1/2 × 1 1/2 in. (119.4 × 19.1 × 3.8 cm)
Type:
cases (ammunition components)
rifles (long guns)
Place made:
New Haven, Connecticut, United States, North and Central America
Frederick, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date:
early 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Military  Search this
World War I  Search this
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Beverly J. Blackwood in memory of Charles J. Blackwood, Sr.
Object number:
2018.13.1ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Military
Tools and Equipment-Weapons and ammunition
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd535e3b362-f517-4d16-9f27-17342cdfec0b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.13.1ab
Online Media:

Typewriter used by Lt. Col. Charles J. Blackwood

Created by:
Smith Corona, American, 1886  Search this
Used by:
Lt. Colonel Charles J. Blackwood Sr., American, 1896 - 1982  Search this
Medium:
metal, wood, ribbon and leather
Dimensions:
H x W x D (.1 typewriter extended): 6 1/4 × 10 3/4 × 10 in. (15.9 × 27.3 × 25.4 cm)
H x W x D (.2 case closed): 13 × 14 1/2 × 4 3/4 in. (33 × 36.8 × 12.1 cm)
H x W x D (.3 brush): 5/8 × 6 1/8 × 3/16 in. (1.6 × 15.5 × 0.5 cm)
Type:
typewriters
bristle brushes
cases (containers)
Place made:
Groton, Tompkins County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
early 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Communication  Search this
Military  Search this
World War I  Search this
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Beverly J. Blackwood in memory of Charles J. Blackwood, Sr.
Object number:
2018.13.2.1-3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Occupational
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd563dc2ca8-5fa0-403c-936d-653d1fdc7328
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.13.2.1-3

US Army uniform jacket and service medals worn by Lt. Col. Charles Blackwood

Created by:
G & W Sport Togs and Military Equipment, American  Search this
Worn by:
Lt. Colonel Charles J. Blackwood Sr., American, 1896 - 1982  Search this
Medium:
wool (textile), linen (material), metal, leather, plastic and thread with ribbon, silver and gold
Dimensions:
H x W (a flat): 33 1/2 × 27 in. (85.1 × 68.6 cm)
H x W (b): 3/8 × 1 1/2 in. (1 × 3.8 cm)
H x W (b): 3/8 × 1 1/2 in. (1 × 3.8 cm)
H x W (d,e): 1/2 × 7/8 in. (1.2 × 2.3 cm)
H x W (f,g): 13/16 × 1 9/16 in. (2 × 4 cm)
Type:
regalia
jackets
military uniforms
medals
insignias
Cultural Place:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1945
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Military  Search this
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Beverly J. Blackwood in memory of Charles J. Blackwood, Sr.
Object number:
2018.13.4.1a-g
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Historical
Awards and Medals
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd52043a45c-38e8-454c-842a-22d4127a45d3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.13.4.1a-g

US Army uniform pants worn by Charles J. Blackwood

Created by:
G & W Sport Togs and Military Equipment, American  Search this
Worn by:
Lt. Colonel Charles J. Blackwood Sr., American, 1896 - 1982  Search this
Medium:
wool (textile), linen (material), and thread with metal and plastic
Dimensions:
H x W (flat): 40 1/2 × 20 in. (102.9 × 50.8 cm)
Type:
trousers
military uniforms
Cultural Place:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1945
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Military  Search this
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Beverly J. Blackwood in memory of Charles J. Blackwood, Sr.
Object number:
2018.13.4.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Historical
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd576eb45a5-b2e7-4576-9d01-2bc853d98fc6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.13.4.2

US Army uniform riding breeches worn by Lt. Col. Charles J. Blackwood

Created by:
G & W Sport Togs and Military Equipment, American  Search this
Worn by:
Lt. Colonel Charles J. Blackwood Sr., American, 1896 - 1982  Search this
Medium:
wool (textile), linen (material), suede and thread with metal, plastic, and string (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W (flat): 37 × 25 in. (94 × 63.5 cm)
Type:
trousers
military uniforms
Cultural Place:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1945
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Military  Search this
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Beverly J. Blackwood in memory of Charles J. Blackwood, Sr.
Object number:
2018.13.4.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Historical
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd54c8b4a57-06cd-4752-8953-a421f35fd7cf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.13.4.3

US Army uniform belt worn by Lt. Col. Charles J. Blackwood

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Worn by:
Lt. Colonel Charles J. Blackwood Sr., American, 1896 - 1982  Search this
Medium:
wool (textile) and metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D (flat): 2 1/4 × 42 1/8 in. (5.7 × 107 cm)
Type:
belts (costume accessories)
military uniforms
Cultural Place:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1945
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Military  Search this
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Beverly J. Blackwood in memory of Charles J. Blackwood, Sr.
Object number:
2018.13.4.4
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Historical
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5368d233a-d2ad-482c-b4e6-f4bc0dae3677
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.13.4.4

US Army uniform garrison cap worn by Lt. Col. Charles J. Blackwood

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Worn by:
Lt. Colonel Charles J. Blackwood Sr., American, 1896 - 1982  Search this
Medium:
wool (textile), cloth, corde and leather
Dimensions:
H x W (flat): 4 1/2 × 11 1/4 in. (11.4 × 28.6 cm)
Type:
caps (headgear)
military uniforms
Cultural Place:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1945
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Military  Search this
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Beverly J. Blackwood in memory of Charles J. Blackwood, Sr.
Object number:
2018.13.4.5
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Historical
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd54ec058ed-854c-4a1a-976c-082384ef718b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.13.4.5

US Army uniform garrison cap worn by Lt. Col. Charles J. Blackwood

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Worn by:
Lt. Colonel Charles J. Blackwood Sr., American, 1896 - 1982  Search this
Medium:
wool (textile), cloth and corde
Dimensions:
H x W (flat): 5 1/2 × 11 1/8 in. (14 × 28.3 cm)
Type:
caps (headgear)
military uniforms
Cultural Place:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1945
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Military  Search this
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Beverly J. Blackwood in memory of Charles J. Blackwood, Sr.
Object number:
2018.13.4.6
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Historical
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd575f84cd2-8960-40c6-87a4-b363061fe169
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.13.4.6

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