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United States. Army

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Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Leon Biles, Jr. Military Service Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-20210429
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one photograph album and loose photographic prints which belonged to Leon Biles, Jr. Biles was an African American U.S. Army soldier and the photographs documents his military service from 1944 to 1947. The album consists of photographs taken or collected by Biles while serving stateside during World War II.The photographs are extensively captioned and include images of Biles' family in Minnesota, friends, fellow soldiers and sailors (some of whom are...
Dates: 1944 - 1947

Civilian Exclusion Order No. 79 Broadside

 Collection — Box: GTM Shared Box 22 (Oversized), Folder: 1
Identifier: GTM-20231117
Scope and Contents Civilian Exclusion Order No. 79. San Francisco: May 15, 1942. Broadside (sheet size 56 x 35.5 cm).Broadside notice from the Western Defense Command and Fourth Army Wartime Civil Control Administration regarding the 1942 relocation of Japanese Americans, dated May 15, 1942, excluding all persons of Japanese ancestry from a portion of Military Area No. 1 within King County, Washington, with specific boundary streets provided outlining the designated area, and calling for...
Dates: 1942

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African American soldiers 1
Japanese Americans -- Forced removal and internment, 1942-1945 1
Printed ephemera 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- African Americans 1