Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Search Results

Collections Search Center
80 documents - page 1 of 4

Women's US Army Service jacket worn by Brigadier General Hazel Johnson-Brown

Created by:
Sugarman Uniforms, American  Search this
Worn by:
Brig. Gen. Hazel Johnson-Brown, American, 1927 - 2011  Search this
Medium:
polyester with metal buttons and pins
Dimensions:
H x W (Flat): 27 1/2 × 19 1/2 in. (69.9 × 49.5 cm)
Type:
coats
dress uniforms
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1980
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Military  Search this
U.S. History, 1969-2001  Search this
Vietnam War, 1961-1975  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Alice Calberb F. Royal
Object number:
2011.146.1.1a-f
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Historical
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/fd53057c20f-6d20-447f-8f74-df3ebce6199e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.146.1.1a-f
Online Media:

Women's US Army Service skirt worn by Brigadier General Hazel Johnson-Brown

Created by:
Sugarman Uniforms, American  Search this
Worn by:
Brig. Gen. Hazel Johnson-Brown, American, 1927 - 2011  Search this
Medium:
polyester with metal zipper and plastic buttons
Dimensions:
H x W (Flat): 26 5/8 × 22 in. (67.6 × 55.9 cm)
Type:
skirts
dress uniforms
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1980
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Military  Search this
U.S. History, 1969-2001  Search this
Vietnam War, 1961-1975  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Alice Calberb F. Royal
Object number:
2011.146.1.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Historical
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/fd572cea6e1-7c4e-461e-942b-9fef53f4108b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.146.1.2
Online Media:

Women's US Army Service shirt worn by Brigadier General Hazel Johnson-Brown

Manufactured by:
Force Manufacturing Company, American  Search this
Worn by:
Brig. Gen. Hazel Johnson-Brown, American, 1927 - 2011  Search this
Medium:
cotton and polyester with plastic buttons and Velcro (TM)
Dimensions:
H x W (Flat): 24 5/8 × 16 in. (62.5 × 40.6 cm)
H x W (Tie): 6 3/4 × 4 in. (17.1 × 10.2 cm)
Type:
shirts
dress uniforms
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1980
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Military  Search this
U.S. History, 1969-2001  Search this
Vietnam War, 1961-1975  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Alice Calberb F. Royal
Object number:
2011.146.1.3a-d
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Historical
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/fd5c1362337-2669-4ec6-8513-e4249efebdd5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.146.1.3a-d
Online Media:

US Marine Corps officer's mess dress jacket worn by Jesse E. Wrice Jr.

Manufactured by:
The Marine Shop, American  Search this
Worn by:
Lieutenant Colonel Jesse E. Wrice Jr., American  Search this
Subject of:
United States Marine Corps, American, founded 1775  Search this
Medium:
a: wool, satin, thread, metal thread, metal fasteners;
b: metal and ribbon;
c: metal;
d: metal;
e: metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D ((a) on form): 26 × 24 × 12 1/2 in. (66 × 61 × 31.8 cm)
H x W ((a) flat): 25 1/2 × 17 3/4 in. (64.8 × 45.1 cm)
H x W x D (b): 2 3/8 × 2 1/8 × 5/8 in. (6 × 5.4 × 1.6 cm)
H x W x D (c): 1 3/8 × 1/2 × 5/8 in. (3.5 × 1.3 × 1.6 cm)
H x W x D (d): 1 1/2 × 1 1/2 × 3/4 in. (3.8 × 3.8 × 1.9 cm)
H x W x D (e): 1 1/2 × 1 1/2 × 3/4 in. (3.8 × 3.8 × 1.9 cm)
Type:
mess jackets
dress uniforms
medals
insignias
Date:
1997-2004
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Military  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Lt. Col. Jesse E. Wrice, Jr. USMC (ret.)
Object number:
2015.201.2.1a-e
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Historical
Adornment
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/fd542776431-9829-433b-9eff-074867cee65a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.201.2.1a-e
Online Media:

Purple Heart medal bestowed on Sergeant Cornelius H. Charlton

Issued by:
United States Army, American, founded 1775  Search this
Received by:
Sergeant Cornelius H. Charlton, American, 1929 - 1951  Search this
Medium:
metal, enamel, bronze, ribbon
Dimensions:
Purple Heart Medal (2.1): 3 3/8 × 1 9/16 × 3/8 in. (8.6 × 4 × 1 cm)
Case (2.2) - Closed: 1 3/8 × 3 9/16 × 6 9/16 in. (3.5 × 9 × 16.7 cm)
Case (2.2) - Open: 7 × 3 9/16 × 6 7/8 in. (17.8 × 9 × 17.5 cm)
Type:
medals
Date:
1952
Topic:
African American  Search this
Korean War, 1950-1953  Search this
Military  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ray R. and Patricia A.D. Charlton in memory of Cornelius H. Charlton
Object number:
2013.165.2.1-.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Sergeant Cornelius H. Charlton 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/fd5a959d75e-f3ce-4897-bc26-49edccbe8d69
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.165.2.1-.2

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:

Navigator wings owned by Fenton B. Sands

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  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: 13/16 × 3 1/16 × 5/16 in. (2.1 × 7.8 × 0.8 cm)
Type:
insignias
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:
2014.7.16
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/fd57628b11a-4e76-40c6-8a0a-b7972b56d344
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.7.16
Online Media:

Navy Chuting Stars patch owned by William Goines

Issued by:
United States Navy, American, founded 1775  Search this
Owned by:
Master Chief Petty Officer William H. Goines, American  Search this
Medium:
thread and synthetic fiber
Dimensions:
H x W: 5 7/8 × 5 in. (14.9 × 12.7 cm)
Type:
patches (costume accessories)
Place depicted:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1961 - 1964
Topic:
African American  Search this
Men  Search this
Military  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Retired Master Chief Petty Officer William H. Goines
Object number:
2015.202.3.1
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/fd566b17c05-bd42-4b83-9e42-2cd397f64829
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.202.3.1
Online Media:

Navy Parachute Team patch owned by William Goines

Issued by:
United States Navy, American, founded 1775  Search this
Owned by:
Master Chief Petty Officer William H. Goines, American  Search this
Medium:
thread and synthetic fiber
Dimensions:
H x W: 4 1/2 × 3 in. (11.4 × 7.6 cm)
Type:
patches (costume accessories)
Place depicted:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1974 - 1987
Topic:
African American  Search this
Men  Search this
Military  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Retired Master Chief Petty Officer William H. Goines
Object number:
2015.202.3.2
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/fd5aa855781-9e24-4255-a6b5-0b1ac83809fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.202.3.2
Online Media:

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:

Bombadier wings owned by Fenton B. Sands

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  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:
metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1 × 3 1/16 × 5/16 in. (2.5 × 7.8 × 0.8 cm)
Type:
insignias
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:
2014.7.15
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/fd58fcd242a-53b2-4395-85e4-e8313de3332b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.7.15
Online Media:

Army of the James Medal

Title:
Butler medal
Created by:
United States Mint, American, founded 1792  Search this
Commissioned by:
Gen. Benjamin Franklin Butler, American, 1818 - 1893  Search this
Designed by:
Anthony C. Paquet, German, 1814 - 1882  Search this
Medium:
silver and silk (textile)
Dimensions:
H x W: 5 1/2 x 1 5/8 in. (14 x 4.1 cm)
Type:
medallions (medals)
Date:
1864
Topic:
African American  Search this
Military  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 of the Family of Irving and Estelle Liss
Object number:
2012.37ab
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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/fd5238bddde-5eed-4ee4-b1e8-b5d79cb712d0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.37ab
Online Media:

USCG Commander Dinner Dress Blue Jacket worn by Commander Merle J. Smith, Jr.

Manufactured by:
Jacob Reed's Sons, American, 1824 - 1983  Search this
Worn by:
CMDR Merle J. Smith Jr., American, died 2021  Search this
Subject of:
United States Coast Guard, American, founded 1790  Search this
Medium:
wool (textile) with leather, metal, thread and plastic
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 32 × 19 3/4 in. (81.3 × 50.2 cm)
Type:
uniforms
Date:
1988
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Military  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Merle J. Smith, Jr.
Object number:
2014.32.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Historical
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/fd5976390a7-0cb6-4f0f-a73e-eab4fd39842c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.32.1
Online Media:

Underwater Demolition Team patch owned by William Goines

Issued by:
United States Navy, American, founded 1775  Search this
Owned by:
Master Chief Petty Officer William H. Goines, American  Search this
Medium:
thread and synthetic fiber
Dimensions:
H x W: 4 × 4 1/8 in. (10.2 × 10.5 cm)
Type:
patches (costume accessories)
Place depicted:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1956 - 1983
Topic:
African American  Search this
Men  Search this
Military  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Retired Master Chief Petty Officer William H. Goines
Object number:
2015.202.3.3
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/fd518c52623-98cf-485b-8604-4091152e42ae
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.202.3.3
Online Media:

American Campaign service medal awarded to Lorenzo DuFau

Manufactured by:
United States Navy, American, founded 1775  Search this
Owned by:
Lorenzo A. DuFau, American, 1920 - 2015  Search this
Medium:
metal and ribbon
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3 × 2 3/16 × 3/16 in. (7.6 × 5.5 × 0.5 cm)
Type:
medals
Date:
1985
Topic:
African American  Search this
Military  Search this
Race relations  Search this
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Lorenzo A. DuFau
Object number:
2009.5.2
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/fd59d17c393-77fc-48bc-9258-e04ae39e1f98
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2009.5.2
Online Media:

Why I Oppose the War in Vietnam

Published by:
Black Forum Records, American, 1970 - 1973  Search this
Motown Record Corporation, American, founded 1959  Search this
Produced by:
Junius Griffin  Search this
Recorded by:
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., American, 1929 - 1968  Search this
Medium:
vinyl, cardboard, paper, ink
Dimensions:
Diameter (disc): 12 in. (30.5 cm)
H x W (cardboard sleeve): 12 3/8 x 12 3/8 in. (31.4 x 31.4 cm)
Type:
record covers
long-playing records
Date:
1967; published 1970
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
International affairs  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
Object number:
2012.88.14ab
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1970 Motown Records. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Audio Recordings
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/fd5db9d3231-7418-43e3-b41d-17a799dc442f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.88.14ab
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

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:

Cased tintype of an unidentified Union soldier

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Medium:
collodion and silver on iron with lacquer , thermoplastic and velvet
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Open): 4 7/8 × 7 7/8 × 9/16 in. (12.4 × 20 × 1.5 cm)
H x W x D (Closed): 3 7/8 × 4 7/8 × 1 in. (9.9 × 12.4 × 2.5 cm)
Type:
tintypes
cased photographs
portraits
Place depicted:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1860s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Military  Search this
U.S. History, Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
United States Colored Troops  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Liljenquist Family
Object number:
2019.26.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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
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/fd5c09a53a7-0a4f-47d7-9b58-ce20d98ef4a3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2019.26.2

Binoculars used by Peter L. Robinson, Sr. during World War I

Manufactured by:
Carl Zeiss, German, founded 1846  Search this
Used by:
Peter L. Robinson Sr., American, 1892 - 1979  Search this
Subject of:
92d Infantry Division, American, 1917 - 1945  Search this
Medium:
leather , glass and metal
Dimensions:
without strap: 2 5/16 x 6 7/8 x 4 1/2 in. (5.9 x 17.5 x 11.4 cm)
with strap: 2 5/16 x 6 7/16 x 16 1/2 in. (5.9 x 16.4 x 41.9 cm)
Type:
binoculars
Date:
ca. 1917
Topic:
African American  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 Peter L. Robinson, Jr. and Marie Robinson Johnson
Object number:
2010.18.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Military
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/fd569673263-2fc2-4d97-89f1-770486d4fe40
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.18.2
Online Media:

Modify Your Search







or


Narrow By
  • African Americans
  • National Museum of African American History and Culture