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African American Museum in Philadelphia [Contact Us]
1925-2009
(Bulk: 1956-1990)
Creator:
Franklin, Jack T., 1922-2009
Extent: 140 linear feet
Jack T. Franklin (1922-2009) was a Philadelphia-based photojournalist and photographer known for his pictures of 1960s Civil Rights events. The Jack T. Franklin photographs, 1925-2009 (bulk 1956-1990), consist of over 500,000 negatives and photographs that document almost every social, cultural, and political event in the Philadelphia's African American community during Franklin's lifetime, as well as all of the major events of the 1960s Civil Rights movement. The collection includes contact sheets and prints, negatives, and color photographs. (View full finding aid.)
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Jack T. Franklin photographs
creator
Franklin, Jack T., 1922-2009
id
AAMP.1986.001
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140 linear feet
inclusive date
1925-2009
bulk date
1956-1990
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Jack T. Franklin (1922-2009) was a Philadelphia-based photojournalist and photographer known for his pictures of 1960s Civil Rights events. The Jack T. Franklin photographs, 1925-2009 (bulk 1956-1990), consist of over 500,000 negatives and photographs that document almost every social, cultural, and political event in the Philadelphia's African American community during Franklin's lifetime, as well as all of the major events of the 1960s Civil Rights movement. The collection includes contact sheets and prints, negatives, and color photographs.
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African American Museum in Philadelphia [Contact Us]
1944-1985
Creator:
Lewis, Walter
Extent: 1.5 linear feet
The 761st Tank Battalion, active during World War II, was one of the first African American armored units to enter combat. The battalion saw combat in six countries, endured 183 days of continual combat, and fought in the Battle of the Bulge. The Walter Lewis scrapbooks of the 761st Tank Battalion, 1944-1985, contain clippings, correspondence, photographs, speeches, and ephemera about the 761st Tank Battalion, honors it received, and reunions and award ceremonies attended by its veterans. (View full finding aid.)
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Walter Lewis scrapbooks of the 761st Tank Battalion
creator
Lewis, Walter
id
AAMP.G89.038
repository
extent
1.5 linear feet
inclusive date
1944-1985
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The 761st Tank Battalion, active during World War II, was one of the first African American armored units to enter combat. The battalion saw combat in six countries, endured 183 days of continual combat, and fought in the Battle of the Bulge. The Walter Lewis scrapbooks of the 761st Tank Battalion, 1944-1985, contain clippings, correspondence, photographs, speeches, and ephemera about the 761st Tank Battalion, honors it received, and reunions and award ceremonies attended by its veterans.
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