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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.

Dates

  • 1965 - 1973

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Extent

From the Series: 1 Linear Feet (3 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Container Summary

(1 folder)

Repository Details

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

Contact:
Chapman University
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