Subseries 3. Military, 1965 - 1973
Scope and Contents
This series contains photographs of African-Americans in the military, 1970-1973. Photographs include candid press photographs of high ranking African-American military personnel and military action photographs. The series portrays the signficant roles African-American played in the U.S. military. Notable photographs include Major General Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. (highest ranking African-American in U.S. Armed Forces), Captain Samuel L. Gravely, Jr. (first African-American to become an admiral in the Navy), Cleveland Municipal Judge Sara Harper (first woman judge in the Marine Corps.), and a photograph of comedian Dick Gregory with Jane Fonda and Cora Weiss.
- 1965 - 1973
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
From the Series: 1 Linear Feet (3 boxes)
Language of Materials
- African Americans -- Civil rights Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Military Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- United States -- Armed Forces -- African Americans. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings