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Parade Celebrating the 81st Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, Hampton Roads Port of Embarkation

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Title

Parade Celebrating the 81st Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, Hampton Roads Port of Embarkation

Subject

African Americans, emancipation, celebrations

Description

Sections of the 3166th Quartermaster Service Company, Color Guard and 3167th Quartermaster Service Company of Camp Hill, march down Jefferson Avenue, in Newport News, during a parade marking the 81st Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. Shipyard workers' floats, Camp Hill Quartermaster Service Companies, and the Camp Hill Band also participated in the parade.

Creator

U.S. Army Signal Corps

Source

U.S. Army Signal Corps Photograph Collection, Library of Virginia, Prints and Photographs

Date

December 31, 1944

Contributor

Library of Virginia

Rights

CC BY-SA

Format

JPG

Type

Photograph

Identifier

SC-23-035 Newport News 1944

Coverage

Newport News, Virginia