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African American Family and World War II photograph album

 Collection
Identifier: RB-8035

Scope and Contents

This photograph album depicts an African American family from the 1940s to the early 1960s. The album features a couple of men in their military uniforms at Fort Stotsenburg in Angeles City in the Philippines during World War II. There are also family photographs, including shots of children, women, and couples, as well as friends posing outside or next to automobiles. The album also contains photographs from the 1960s of a woman named Cora and her husband, Ben. These later photographs are in color and show Cora and her friends often lounging or standing in front of their homes.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1940-1960

Conditions Governing Access

The materials from Appalachian State University Libraries' Special Collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The nature of these collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. As a result, the user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

Conditions Governing Use

Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the Appalachian State University assumes no responsibility.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Between the Covers, April 2022. Accessioned as RB-2022-004.

Processing Information

Anna Smith, 2022.

Title
African American Family and World War II photograph album
Status
Completed
Author
Anna Smith
Date
6/28/2022
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository