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African American Paratroopers Photo Album

 Collection — Oversize_Box: Small Collections Oversized Box 13
Identifier: SC 01746

Content Description

A string bound photo album featuring African American paratroopers stationed in Japan after the Korean War. There are 126 black and white/sepia-toned photographs, a few with captions, majority without. The photos depict the paratroopers engaged in training, camp activities, and leisure.

Dates

  • Creation: 1957 - 1958

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Extent

1 Linear Feet (One 15"x 11" x 1" photo album.)

Language

English