Photo Record

Object Name Print, Photographic
Catalog Number 2012.019.001
Description Group photograph of Company 1, 20 Regiment Third Women's Army Corps (W.A.C.) Training Center Fort Oglethorpe, GA. May 26, 1945. Features mainly African American W.A.C's, except the front row. "Black enlisted women served in segregated units, participated in segregated training, lived in separate quarters, ate at separate tables in mess halls and used segregated recreation facilities. African American women officers trained in integrated units, but lived under the same kind of segregated conditions as the enlisted black women. During the [World War II], 6,520 black women served in what became the Women's Army Corps." (http://www.defense.gov/specials/heroes/bowie.html)
Date 1945
Photographer Cline Studio
Studio Cline Studio
Print size 8.00" x 10.00"
Accession number 2012.019