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Photograph of a soldier standing next to a pedestal

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Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
United States Army, American, founded 1775
Unidentified Man or Men
Owned by
Hattie Durr Whiddon Graham, American, 1873 - 1950
Medium
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (sheet): 5 7/16 x 3 1/2 in. (13.8 x 8.9 cm)
H x W (image): 4 15/16 x 2 7/8 in. (12.5 x 7.3 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Date
ca. 1950
Description
A black-and-white photograph of a man dressed in a WW II U. S. Army military uniform. On his left shoulder two chevrons identify him as having the rank of corporal. An Army Expert Marksmanship Qualification Badge is on his left breast pocket. His right hand is resting on a marble pedestal. The photograph is on cardstock. There are no inscriptions on the front or back.
Topic
African American
Families
Military
Photography
United States--History--1865-1921
World War II
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Donated by Don L. Durrah and D. Simone Durrah Logan in memory of Hattie J. Durr Whiddon Graham (1873-1950); Christopher Columbus Wayman Whiddon (1894-1973); Lina Irene
Object number
2014.61.14
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title
Hattie J. Durr Whiddon Graham Collection of Family Photographs
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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