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Unknown [Photograph of mess hall]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09645.098 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: Tuskegee, Alabama Type: Photograph Date: no date Pagination: 1 photograph ; 9 x 11.6 cm.

One undated black and white photograph of men eating in the mess hall near Tuskegee Army Air Field.

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