A Guide to the African American GIs Photograph Collection, circa 1945
Photographs in the collection capture the lives of several African American soldiers. The scrapbook author and photographed subjects are unknown.
The photograph album cover is inscribed, "Souvenir of Germany" and contains black and white photographs of African American soldiers circa World War II. The photographs appear to have been taken at Fort Hood, Texas and Germany. Photographs show individuals and small groups of African American soldiers in various poses of relaxation or training. The majority of the photographs are loose and are housed protective sleeves.
This collection is housed at UTSA's Main Campus and must be accessed via the John Peace Library Special Collections reading room. To request access, please use the Collections Request Form.
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[Identification of item], African American GIs Photograph Collection, MS 464, University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.
Processed by Amber Harmon, Library Assistant II, May 2016.
Detailed Description of the Collection