Colored Soldiers who covered themselves with glory in France, returning to US

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2 images
Published by
Underwood & Underwood, American, 1881 - 1940s
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
3 1/2 x 7 1/16 x 1/16 in. (8.9 x 17.9 x 0.2 cm)
Type
stereographs
Date
1914-1918
Description
An undated sterograph of a WW1 scene captioned: "Colored Soldiers who covered themselves with glory in France, returning to US" No. 14338 published by Underwood & Underwood. The image is of a multi-tiered ship deck crowded with soldiers in uniform. Some soldiers stand on ladders going from one level to the other.
Topic
African American
Men
Military
Photography
Race relations
World War I
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2011.155.211
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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