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Melvin Jasper and Arbrade Posey Stand By the Flag of Their Unit

Accession Number: 58-248

Melvin Jasper and Arbrade Posey Stand By the Flag of Their Unit

 8x10 inches (21x26 cm), Black and White
Description: Sergeant First Class Melvin Jasper and First Lieutenant Arbrade Posey erecting flag of their unit, 715th Truck Company, National Guard of Washington, D. C., in Korea. The "Blair House" sign is the nickname for their units' orderly room.
Date: December 8, 1951
Related Collection:
ARC Keywords: Korean War, 1950-1953; African American soldiers
HST Keywords: Korean War - General File; White House - Blair House - Ref. to; Armed Services - Army - Units - 715th Truck Company; Negroes
People Pictured: Posey, Arbrade
Rights: Public Domain - This item is in the public domain and can be used freely without further permission.

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Credit: United States Army.
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