1 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) African Americans--Military service--1840-1990.

  1. Robert H. McNeill family collection

    ca. 39,500 items. -- Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    This collection of photographic prints, negatives, slides, photo albums, and cameras documents over 150 years of African American leadership and life in Washington D.C. Consisting primarily of photographs by Robert H. McNeill, an African American photographer, the images range from his time as a student at Howard University, local portraiture and photojournalism from operating his freelance news service, work from the Federal Writer's Project titled "The Negro in Virginia," his World War II military service in Alabama and Guadalcanal, and work as a U.S. military staff photographer and portrait photographer for the State Department. The collection also contains photographs and cabinet cards from William Henry Richards, a family friend of McNeill's father, and additional family photographs and albums from McNeill's parents, Mary Alice (Wheeler) and William C. McNeill.

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