V19244--Colored Veterans of the 15th Regt. 369th Infantry, Marching up Fifth Avenue, New York City

Stereograph of homecoming parade for the "Harlem Hellfighters"

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2 images
Created by
Underwood & Underwood, American, 1881 - 1940s
Published by
Keystone View Company, American, 1892 - 1972
Subject of
369th Infantry Regiment, American, 1913 - 1945
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper and cardboard
Dimensions
H x W (Mount): 3 1/2 x 7 in. (8.9 x 17.8 cm)
Type
stereographs
Place depicted
5th Avenue and East 39th Street, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
1919
Description
A stereograph produced by the Keystone View Company of an outdoor military scene titled: "V19244 Colored Veterans of the 15th Regt. 369th Infantry, Marching up Fifth Avenue. New York City" below the image. The stereograph is rectangular in shape with two identical albumen photographs that are square-shaped with a curved top edge attached to a gray piece of cardboard. Both images feature the 15th Regiment of the 369th U.S. Infantry in a military formation marching down Fifth Avenue in New York City. Crowds have gathered on either side of the street to view the parade. The left edge of the stereograph contains the following textual information: "Keystone View Company, Manufacturers and Publishers/ Copyrighted, Underwood & Underwood/ MADE IN U.S.A." while the right side contains the following textual information: "Meadville, Pa./ New York, NY./ Portland, Oregon/ London, Eng./ Sydney, Aus.". The back of the stereograph contains a long narrative text describing the event depicted in the photograph. At the top right hand corner inside of a rectangular box is the following information: "SERIES/ 36/ 48/ 100/ 200/ 300 POSITION [BLANK]/ 47/ 99/ 199/ 299".
Transcription Center Status
Transcription Available
Topic
African American
Military
Photography
World War I
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2011.155.177
Restrictions & Rights
Public Domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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