Skip to main content

Subseries 3. Military, 1965 - 1973

 Sub-Series — Box: 2s2, Folder: 11

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


Container Summary

(1 folder)

Repository Details

Part of the Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives, Leatherby Libraries Repository

Chapman University
One University Drive
Orange 92866 USA US