Color guard of Negro engineers, Ft. Belvoir(?), [Va.] (LOC)

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When: 01 January 1939

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Color guard of Negro engineers, Ft. Belvoir(?), [Va.]

[between 1941 and 1945]

1 transparency : color.

Title from FSA or OWI agency caption.
Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944.

United States--Army
African Americans--Military service
Forts & fortifications
World War, 1939-1945
United States--Virginia--Fort Belvoir

Format: Transparencies--Color

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA,

Part Of: Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection 12002-69 (DLC) 93845501

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Call Number: LC-USW36-1057


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    heady brick

    • 13/Feb/2008 19:31:30

    Great shot. It's making me feel patriotic for a nation that I am not even a citizen of. Awesome photo pool! I just wish I could mark some of them as favourites... Never mind, now it's working!

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    • 21/May/2012 07:17:42

    A wonderful reminder of photography's gift of holding an instant.