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United States -- Armed Forces -- African Americans.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Armed Services Edition book collection

 Collection — Object All
Identifier: 2015-012-r

This collection consists of several small Armed Services Edition books printed for distribution to American military servicemen/women overseas during World War II from 1943 to 1946. The books feature an array of non-fiction titles as well as classics, poetry, cartoons, biographies and fiction titles of various genres. The published books are complete works and not merely digests.

Dates: 1943-1946

Ronald E. Cisney Korean War correspondence

 Collection — Box Korea 6, Folder: 1-13, Folder: 1-13
Identifier: 2018-067-w-r

This collection contains correspondence written by Cpl. Ronald E. Cisney, USA during his service in the Army before and during the Korean War.

Dates: 1949 November - 1952 September

Lorraina Nyanza correspondence on military harassment

 Collection — Box Cold War 4, Folder: 10, Folder: 1
Identifier: 2019-044-w-r

This collection contains one letter from SSgt. Lorraina Nyanza, USAF to her mother. In the fourteen page letter she details some of her attempts to seek justice for racial mistreatment and harassment in the military while overseas.

Dates: 1989 January 26

Sanderson P. Stacy Civil War correspondence, photographs, and other materials

 Unprocessed Material — Folder Civil War O-F 1
Identifier: 2020-146-w
Dates: 1861 - 1900

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...
Dates: 1965 - 1973