Two African American WWII Nurses' Aides

Two African American WWII Nurses' Aides

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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
Object Name
gelatin silver print
date made
1940-1945
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
ID Number
2019.0220.0001
accession number
2019.0220
catalog number
2019.0220.0001
subject
Women
African American
World War II
Nursing
Medical supplies
Medicine
Uniforms
World War II
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Work
Photography
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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