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Two African American Navy officers, [left to right] Ensign J. J. Jenkins and Clarence Samuels, aboard a cutter on the North Atlantic patrol

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Title
Two African American Navy officers, [left to right] Ensign J. J. Jenkins and Clarence Samuels, aboard a cutter on the North Atlantic patrol
Names
United States. Coast Guard (Photographer)
Collection

Military

World War II

United States Coast Guard

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1939 - 1945
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Military
Topics
African Americans
African-American soldiers
Armed Forces -- United States
World War, 1939-1945
United States. Coast Guard
United States. Navy
Military uniforms
North Atlantic Ocean
African American men
Navies -- Officers
Snow
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Caption on back: "Two Negro Coast officers brave the wintry blasts of snow aboard a Coast Guard cutter on the North Atlantic patrol; The officers who gave y their cheery greeting despite icy weather; [left to right] Ensign J. J. Jenkins, 0f 4621 McClellan Avenue, Detroit, Michigan and Lieutenant [j.g.] Clarence Samuels, of 372 Stuyvesant Avenue, Brooklyn, N. Y."
Physical Description
Gelatin silver prints
Extent: 1 photographic print : Gelatin silver ; 10 x 8 in.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13049857
Other local Identifier: M-44-205
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 97c34ef0-c645-012f-0a35-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1939: Created (Approximate)
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Two African American Navy officers, [left to right] Ensign J. J. Jenkins and Clarence Samuels, aboard a cutter on the North Atlantic patrol" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1939 - 1945. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa2c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Two African American Navy officers, [left to right] Ensign J. J. Jenkins and Clarence Samuels, aboard a cutter on the North Atlantic patrol" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 24, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa2c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1939 - 1945). Two African American Navy officers, [left to right] Ensign J. J. Jenkins and Clarence Samuels, aboard a cutter on the North Atlantic patrol Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa2c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Two African American Navy officers, [left to right] Ensign J. J. Jenkins and Clarence Samuels, aboard a cutter on the North Atlantic patrol