View of Brigadier General Benjamin O. Davis, Sr. (front row, sixth from right), with other United States Army officers and enlisted men, attending a Sunday morning open air service at an undisclosed U.S. Army headquarters in England, ca 1940s

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Title
View of Brigadier General Benjamin O. Davis, Sr. (front row, sixth from right), with other United States Army officers and enlisted men, attending a Sunday morning open air service at an undisclosed U.S. Army headquarters in England, ca 1940s
Names
United States. Army. Signal Corps (Photographer)
Collection

Portrait collection

Benjamin O. Davis, Sr. portrait collection

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1941 - 1945 (Approximate)
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Davis, Benjamin O., Sr.
Topics
Davis, Benjamin O., 1880-1970
United States. Army -- African American officers
African American generals
Outdoor religious services -- Great Britain
United States. Army -- Military life
Genres
Portraits
Photographs
Notes
Numbering: Video disc #15,723
Content: Attached note on verso: General Davis in Britain ---- Attending the Sunday morning open air services at a U.S. Army headquarters somewhere in England are, (left to right in front row) Lieutenant general John C. H. Lee; Commanding General of Services of Supply in European Theater of Operations; Brigadier General Benjamin O. Davis, of the Inspector General's Department; Mr. Carlton Moss, technical adviser to the Special Coverage Unit, Army Pictorial Service; and other officers and enlisted men of the headquarters. (U.S. Army Signal Corps Photo.)
Physical Description
Gelatin silver prints
Extent: 21 x 26 cm ; black and white
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11487467
Photo Order: 57150
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 70aeddc0-9aef-0134-daba-00505686a51c
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

  • 1941: Created (Approximate)
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "View of Brigadier General Benjamin O. Davis, Sr. (front row, sixth from right), with other United States Army officers and enlisted men, attending a Sunday morning open air service at an undisclosed U.S. Army headquarters in England, ca 1940s " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1941 - 1945. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/a282fa80-9afe-0134-0b14-00505686a51c

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "View of Brigadier General Benjamin O. Davis, Sr. (front row, sixth from right), with other United States Army officers and enlisted men, attending a Sunday morning open air service at an undisclosed U.S. Army headquarters in England, ca 1940s " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 18, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/a282fa80-9afe-0134-0b14-00505686a51c

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1941 - 1945). View of Brigadier General Benjamin O. Davis, Sr. (front row, sixth from right), with other United States Army officers and enlisted men, attending a Sunday morning open air service at an undisclosed U.S. Army headquarters in England, ca 1940s Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/a282fa80-9afe-0134-0b14-00505686a51c

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View of Brigadier General Benjamin O. Davis, Sr. (front row, sixth from right), with other United States Army officers and enlisted men, attending a Sunday morning open air service at an undisclosed U.S. Army headquarters in England, ca 1940s