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Found 8 collections related to United States. Army

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Hall, Alvin P., 1910-1973
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 319
.2 linear feet
Dr. Alvin P. Hall was the first African American physician licensed to practice psychiatry in Ohio and served in the military for many years. Born in Ohio, he earned his Bachelor's degree from Ohio University at Athens and was awarded his medical... more
Johnson, Jesse J., 1914-2006
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 200
9.4 linear feet (9 record cartons, 1 archival box)
An African American career soldier, Jesse J. Johnson authored eight books and several plays about the military service of black men and women in the United States Army, Air Force, Navy and Marines from 1619 to the late 20th century. The Jesse J.... more
Reddick, Lawrence Dunbar, 1910-1995
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 490
4 linear feet (3 record cartons, 4 archival boxes, 1 1/2 archival boxes)
Lawrence D. Reddick served as curator of the Schomburg Collection of Negro Literature, 1939-1948. An African-American historian, Reddick was interested in the role of the black soldier in U.S. wars and published on this topic. Concerned that the... more
Bogart, Leo
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 667
.4 linear feet
This collection contains an advance draft of the "Utilization of Negro Manpower in the Army: A 1951 Study;" and a copy of The Reporter (December 1954) which includes Leo Bogart's article. There are also several reports: "The Army and its Negro... more
Europe, James Reese, 1881-1919
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 616
0.83 linear feet (2 boxes)
James Reese Europe was an accomplished musician, composer, conductor, organizer, and recording artist. The collection primarily consists of photocopied secondary sources, newspaper clippings, and programs collected by James R. Europe, Jr. to... more
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | SC MG 567
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
The all-Black 99th Pursuit Squadron was created by the U.S. Army in 1941, with the proviso that the pilots would be strictly segregated. The airfield at Tuskegee, Alabama, was chosen as their training site, thus they became known as the Tuskegee... more
555th Parachute Infantry Association
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 687
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
The 555th Parachute Infantry Battalion (PIB), formed in 1944, was the first African American parachute unit to actually use parachutes in the military; the first to become smoke jumpers who fought forest fires; and the first African American... more
Harris, Charles E., 1923-1996
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 767
, 2 folders
Born in 1923 in Philadelphia, during World War II Charles Edward Harris was in the all-black 57th Ordnance Ammunition Company, whose duty was the procurement, storage and distribution of ammunition. Harris served in France, Belgium, Germany and... more