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Two African American WWII Nurses' Aides

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Work
Photography
date made
1940-1945
ID Number
2019.0220.0001
accession number
2019.0220
catalog number
2019.0220.0001
Description (Brief)
Press print; gelatin silver print with white border; image of two African American World War II (WWII) era female nurses' aides working at a table wrapping bandages; both women are wearing a nurses uniform with apron and hat; cabinet with glass front housing more supplies in background; woman on left is identified on verso as Mrs. Louis Lucas and woman on right is Miss Susie Freeman; photograph taken at Freedmen's Hospital in Washington, D.C. by Roger Smith working for the Office of War Information (OWI)
Location
Currently not on view
subject
Women
African American
World War II
Nursing
Medical supplies
Medicine
Uniforms
related event
World War II
place made
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10 in x 8 in; 25.4 cm x 20.32 cm
Data Source
National Museum of American History
Object Name
gelatin silver print
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-6cd1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
Record ID
nmah_1954707
WWII era African American Nurses

Two African American WWII Nurses' Aides

slideshow with 2 slides
WWII era African American Nurses
WWII era African American Nurses - verso
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