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INTERNATIONAL EVENTS AND VIEWS, ca. 1933-1960 (continued)
Delegates and Activities at International Congresses, 1944-1960. (continued)
Free India Meeting (continued)
Call No.: LOT 13101, nos. 19-20 (F)
1948
Mount Holyoke College, Institute on the U.N.
Call No.: LOT 13101, no. 21 (F)
1949
Unite d Nations Israeli-Jordan meeting
Call No.: LOT 13101, no. 22 (F)
1954
Second Triennial Conference of the World Assembly of Youth, Singapore, Malaya, 15-24 Aug.
Call No.: LOT 13101, nos. 230-24 (F)
Undated
Se minar on Tropical Africa, Hampton Institute, Hampton, Va.
Call No.: LOT 13101, nos. 25-28 (F)
Views, Daily Activities, and People from Various Countries in Africa, South America, and the West Indies, ca. 1933-1953, bulk 1943-1950.
Call No.: LOT 13102 (F) (H)
Emphasis is on the countries of Ecuador, Ethiopia, Haiti, Liberia, and Nigeria. Subjects include: destruction and rebuilding after the Ecuador earthquake of 1949; Ethiopian priests at the Vatican; Ethiopian soldiers of the Italian army; views of Liberian President Edwin Barclay at official gatherings, and a few of U.S. ambassador to Liberia Edward Dudley; Haitian cultural and educational buildings; street scenes in Port-au-Prince; portraits of Haitian President Elie Lescot alone, and with his family at the Palace; portraits of other Haitian government and military officials; Walter White with U.S. military and Haitian government officials, possibly at ceremonies associated with the Haitian bicentennial of 1950. Photos of Nigeria include postcard views of the "capping" ceremony for Prince Falolu in Lagos and some city views of Ibadan; American soldiers watching Nigerian villagers dry cocoa beans and being greeted by villagers while touring a village marketplace. One photo of Roy Wilkins with Somali Youth League members. Also includes portraits of several African tribal chiefs; laborers in various countries, and general activities of village and city life. 154 photographic prints; 1 print (poster). Organized into four geographic categories: Africa (arranged alphabetically by country); South America (arranged alphabetically by country); West Indies (arranged alphabetically by country); Unidentified.
Africa
Dji bouti
Call No.: LOT 13102, nos. 1-8 (F)
Ethiopia
Call No.: LOT 13102, nos. 9-13 (F)
Ethiopians at the Vatican
Call No.: LOT 13102, nos. 14-22 (F)
Ghana
Call No.: LOT 13102, no. 23 (F)
Kenya
Call No.: LOT 13102, no. 24 (F)
Liberia
Call No.: LOT 13102, nos. 25-38 (F)
Liberia, U.S. Ambassador to
Call No.: LOT 13102, no. 39 (H)
Nigeria
Call No.: LOT 13102, nos. 40-58 (F)
Somalia
Call No.: LOT 13102, nos. 59-61 (F)
Uganda
Call No.: LOT 13102, nos. 62-69 (F)
Zaire
Call No.: LOT 13102, nos. 70-71 (F)
Miscellaneous, 1943-1951
Call No.: LOT 13102, nos. 72-80 (F)
South America
Colombia
Call No.: LOT 13102, no. 81 (F)
Ecuador
Call No.: LOT 13102, nos. 82-93 (F)
Ecuador--United Nations poster "Relief to Ecuador"
Call No.: LOT 13102, no. 94 (H)
West Indies
Curaçao
Call No.: LOT 13102, nos. 95-98 (F)
Haiti
Call No.: LOT 13102, nos. 99-128 (F)
Haiti Bicentennial, 1950
Call No.: LOT 13102, nos. 129-140 (F)
Jamaica
Call No.: LOT 13102, nos. 141-142 (F)
Martinique
Call No.: LOT 13102, nos. 143-145 (F)
Virgin Islands (nos. 146-148 are in color)
Call No.: LOT 13102, nos. 146-148 (F)
Miscellaneous
Call No.: LOT 13102, no. 149 (F)
Unidentified
Call No.: LOT 13102, nos. 150-151 (F)
MILITARY SERVICES, 1914-1955
Photographs related to the NAACP's efforts to integrate the armed forces. African American contributions, both male and female, to the various branches of the armed services. The bulk documents World War II period.
African American Women in the Military Services, during World War II, 1943-1951, bulk 1943-1945.
Call No.: LOT 13103 (F)
Emphasis is on activities of the Army Nurses Corps and the Women's Army (Auxiliary) Corps at bases in Australia, England, France, and the United States. Activities include training, recruitment, clerical work, and recreation, such as army nurses playing cards and knitting, and a WAAC band in a parade. Includes portraits of officers and new recruits. Prominent people depicted include Mary McLeod Bethune at a National Civilian Advisory Committee luncheon, Fort Des Moines, Iowa; Joe Louis welcoming a group of new WAAC enlistees; and Walter White visiting the Fort Des Moines, Iowa, training center. 76 photographic prints. Organized into five subject categories: Army Nurse Corps; Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAACs), later called Women's Army Corps (WACs); Women in the Air Force (WAFs); Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service (WAVES); Miscellaneous, Atlanta Army Services Forces Department.
Army Nurse Corps
Arrival in Australia
Call No.: LOT 13103, nos. 1-5 (F)
European Theater of Operations (ETO) nurses in England
Call No.: LOT 13103, nos. 6-13 (F)
Miscellaneous
Call No.: LOT 13103, nos. 14-21 (F)
WAACs/WACs
Fort Benning, Ga.
Call No.: LOT 13103, nos. 22-24 (F)
Fort Des Moines, Iowa, training center
Call No.: LOT 13103, nos. 25-40 (F)
6888th Unit
Call No.: LOT 13103, nos. 41-43 (F)
Transportation Corps, New York post
Call No.: LOT 13103, nos. 44-51 (F)
Miscellaneous
Call No.: LOT 13103, nos. 52-63 (F)
WAFs
Call No.: LOT 13103, no. 64 (F)
WAVES, 1944
Call No.: LOT 13103, nos. 65-74 (F)
Miscellaneous, Atlanta Army Service Forces Department
Call No.: LOT 13103, nos. 75-76 (F)
African American Army Air Force Pilots, Mechanics, and Officers at Tuskegee Army Air Field, Alabama, 1941-1945.
Call No.: LOT 13104 (F)
Emphasis is on training classes and activities for Tuskegee Army Flying School and portraits of officers, cadets, and other personnel at Tuskegee. Includes five photos showing African American officers being held under arrest at Freemen Field, Ind., for refusing to comply with segregation policies imposed by the base. Includes a few photos of women--the post librarian and "Miss Tuskegee Army Air Field." 41 photographic prints. Organized into three subject categories: General activities; Freeman Air Field mutiny; Individual and group portraits.
General activities
Call No.: LOT 13104, nos. 1-16 (F)
Freeman Air Field mutiny
Call No.: LOT 13104, nos. 17-21 (F)
Individual and group portraits
Call No.: LOT 13104, nos. 22-41 (F)
African Americans in the Army Air Forces, during World War II, 1944-ca. 1950, bulk 1944-1948.
Call No.: LOT 13105 (F)
Emphasis is on training in the United States and active duty with the Air Services Command in England and Italy. Activities include aviation and mechanical training, recreation, transportation of supplies. Many portraits of soldiers and officers enlisted in the 13th and 15th Air Force, the 92nd Field Artillery, the 99th Fighter Squadron, and graduates of the Air Forces Training Command, as well as other service units. Post-World War II photos show the Berlin Air Lift of 1948 and document African American participation in this effort. Includes one photo of Mary McLeod Bethune reviewing a military parade held in her honor at MacDill Air Field, Tampa, Fla., and one photo of Joe Louis with soldiers of the 15th Air Force in Italy. 175 photographic prints. Organized into nine subject categories: Air Service Command Depot, England; Berlin Air Lift, Operation Vittles; 15th Air Force Service Command; Military decorations; 99th Fighter Squadron; Portraits; Recreation; Training; Miscellaneous.
Air Service Command Depot, England, 1945
Call No.: LOT 13105, nos. 1-19 (F)
Berlin Air Lift, Operation Vittles, 1948
Call No.: LOT 13105, nos. 20-41 (F)
15th Air Force Service Command, 1944-1945
Call No.: LOT 13105, nos. 42-63 (F)
Military decorations
Call No.: LOT 13105, nos. 64-73 (F)
99th Fighter Squadron, 1944-1945
Call No.: LOT 13105, nos. 74-81 (F)
Portraits, 1944-1950
Call No.: LOT 13105, nos. 82-131 (F)
Recreation, 1944-1945
Call No.: LOT 13105, nos. 132-137 (F)
Training, ca. 1950
Call No.: LOT 13105, nos. 138-165 (F)
Miscellaneous, 1944-1950
Call No.: LOT 13105, nos. 166-174 (F)
African Americans in the Army Corps, during World War II, 1938-1952, bulk 1943-1945.
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