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Myers (fl. 1947) Teamwork in Tuskegee

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09823.08 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 wrapping Christmas presents that would be given to patients at the Tuskegee Veterans Hospital. Typed note on reverse side profiles the local chapter of volunteers in Tuskegee and identifies those photographed. Names included are Mrs. M.G. Young, Barbara Polk, Gwendolyn Humbles, Doris Naggles, and Eula Mae Patrick.

People: Myers, fl. 1947

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: Red CrossNursesMedical HistoryAfrican American HistoryAfrican AmericansWomen's HistoryStudentsVolunteersHolidays and Celebrations

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