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unknown, fl. 1914-1948; [Collection of photographs related to Black military troops, 1914-1948][Decimalized .01-.10]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09720 Author/Creator: unknown, fl. 1914-1948; Place Written: s.l. Type: Header Record Date: 1914-1948 Pagination: 10 items

Collection of photographs dated approximately 1914-1948. Consists of ten photographs that depict Black soldiers who served during World War I and World War II. Also include are images that show the life of integrated troops.

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