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Found 5 collections related to African American soldiers

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Johnson, Jesse J., 1914-2006
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 200
9.42 linear feet (10 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
An African American career soldier, Jesse J. Johnson authored eight books and several plays about the military service of black men and women. The Jesse J. Johnson military collection consists primarily of secondary sources and printed material,... more
Reveille Club of New York
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 499
1.46 linear feet (4 boxes)
The Reveille Club was founded in 1932 by African American war veterans in order to celebrate and recognize each other's accomplishments. The main criteria of membership was friendship. According to the group's certificate of incorporation of 1953,... more
Pickens, Harriet, 1909-1969
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 759
0.63 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Harriet Pickens joined the WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) in 1944 as a member of the Women's Reserves in the U.S. Naval Reserve. She was one of two African American women to be sworn in as an officer, and she was... more
Terry, Wallace, 1938-2003
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 921
41.2 linear feet (109 boxes); 16.31 mb (3 computer files)
Wallace Terry, Jr. (1938-2003) was an African-American journalist, author, documentarian, oral historian, and educator best known for his reporting on the experiences of black soldiers in the Vietnam War. The Wallace Terry papers consists of files... more
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 76
5.13 linear feet (15 boxes)
The Miscellaneous American Letters and Papers (MALP), spanning from 1740-2006, document the personal and professional lives of people of African descent.
Indicates that portions of this collection have been
digitized and are available online.