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Myers (fl. 1947) Teamwork in Tuskegee

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09823.07 Author/Creator: Myers (fl. 1947) Place Written: Tuskegee, Alabama Type: Photograph Date: December 1947 Pagination: 1 photograph ; 20.5 x 25.9 cm.

Summary of Content: One photograph dated December 1947 taken by Myers from the American Red Cross. Portrays a group of teenage girls from Tuskegee Institute High School writing Christmas cards for patients at the Tuskegee Veterans Hospital. Typed notes on the reverse side profiles the local chapter of Tuskegee volunteers as well as identifies the students in the image. Names included are Mary Carolyn Derbigny, Mrs. M.G. Young, Jeanne Johnson, Dona Cooper, Doris Stokes, Marjorie Holland, Rosemary Howell and Barbara Williams.

People: Myers, fl. 1947

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: Red CrossNursesMedical HistoryAfrican American HistoryAfrican AmericansWomen's HistoryStudentsVolunteers

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