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Group photograph of the U.S. Coast Guard Quartet members while singing, New York, N.Y.

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Title
Group photograph of the U.S. Coast Guard Quartet members while singing, New York, N.Y.
Names
Naval Photographic Center (U.S.) (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
New York (N.Y.)
African American singers
Quartets
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Caption on back: "New York, N. Y. - Pictured above is the famed United States Coast Guard Quartet; Headed by Homer Smith, Boatswain's Mate 2/c, who led the noted "Southerners" of NBC fame, the Quartet sings regularly over the networks and is probably the best known of the service quartets,; Other members are [left to right]: Smith, Thomas Lockard, Storekeeper 2/c, Los Angeles Opera Company star; James Lewis, Gunner's Mate 3/c, who was starred in Bill Robinson's "Hot Mikado" ; and Martin Boughan, Yeoman 3/c, Gilbert and Sullivan Opera soloist, who for several seasons starred with Chicago Opera Company."
Physical Description
Gelatin silver prints
Extent: 1 photographic print : Gelatin silver ; 8 x 10 in.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13049857
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 96c29f20-c645-012f-86cb-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. "Group photograph of the U.S. Coast Guard Quartet members while singing, New York, N.Y." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1939 - 1945. http://lizard.digital.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa29-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Group photograph of the U.S. Coast Guard Quartet members while singing, New York, N.Y." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 29, 2020. http://lizard.digital.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa29-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1939 - 1945). Group photograph of the U.S. Coast Guard Quartet members while singing, New York, N.Y. Retrieved from http://lizard.digital.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa29-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Group photograph of the U.S. Coast Guard Quartet members while singing, New York, N.Y.