Photographic print of four unidentified men in military uniforms

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4 images
Photograph by
Hollywood Nite-LIfe Fotos, American
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
United States Armed Forces, American, founded 1775
Club de Memo
Owned by
Sullivan, Maxine, American, 1911 - 1987
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (2013.46.29.122a Image): 4 11/16 × 6 9/16 in. (11.9 × 16.7 cm)
H x W (2013.46.29.122a Sheet): 4 7/8 × 7 in. (12.4 × 17.8 cm)
H x W (2013.46.29.122b): 6 5/8 × 8 3/8 in. (16.8 × 21.3 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place depicted
Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Date
April 22, 1944
Description
2013.46.29.122a: A black and white photograph of four unidentified enlisted Army soldiers. The men are sitting inside the Club de Memo. They are dressed in uniform and are facing the camera with the bar at their backs. Three of the men are holding drinks in their hands. Chevron badges on their sleeves identify their ranks as follows from left to right: Tech 5th Class Grade 5; not visible; Tech 5th Class Grade 5; Sergeant Grade 4. The back of the photograph has a handwritten inscription [2].
2013.46.29.122b: A white and blue paper frame. The front frame is white paper. The back is blue paper with dark blue type that gives information about the photograph [Club De Memo And this No. 2 and Date APR 22 1944] and the photographer. Above the type there is a [For Victory] War Bonds stamp.
Topic
African American
Men
Military
Nightlife
Photography
World War II
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.46.29.122ab
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title
Maxine Sullivan Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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