Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum

Desegregation of the Armed Forces

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Date Photographs
Not Dated Horses Pulling A Military Wagon
Horses Pulling A Military Wagon

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May 1919 Snapshot of Negro Soldiers in France during World War I
Snapshot of Negro Soldiers in France during World War I

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March 1, 1945 World War II soldiers with captured Nazi flag.
World War II soldiers with captured Nazi flag.

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March 1, 1945 African-American and white soldiers during World War II.
African-American and white soldiers during World War II.

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April 26, 1946 Colonel Westray Battle Boyce at Camp Stoneman, California
Colonel Westray Battle Boyce at Camp Stoneman, California

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December 24, 1947 President Truman shakes hands with members of the military at Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony.
President Truman shakes hands with members of the military at Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony.

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December 24, 1947 Truman at the 1947 White House Tree lighting ceremony.
Truman at the 1947 White House Tree lighting ceremony.

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ca. 1948 Unidentified man at Nuremberg Trials, Military Tribunal Number 5
Unidentified man at Nuremberg Trials, Military Tribunal Number 5

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February 1948 President Harry S. Truman is Greeted by a Marine Band
President Harry S. Truman is Greeted by a Marine Band

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ca. 1949 Service Club #4, Fort Belvoir
Service Club #4, Fort Belvoir

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ca. 1949 Basic Educational School Faculty
Basic Educational School Faculty

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ca. 1949 Major General Weart at Fort Belvoir
Major General Weart at Fort Belvoir

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ca. 1949 Basic Educational School Faculty
Basic Educational School Faculty

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ca. 1950 Machine gun crew during Korean War.
Machine gun crew during Korean War.

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July 28, 1950 African American G. I. eats from mess kit during Korean War.
African American G. I. eats from mess kit during Korean War.

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October 12, 1950 President Harry S. Truman Shakes Hands with African American Air Force Sergeant
President Harry S. Truman Shakes Hands with African American Air Force Sergeant

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October 12, 1950 President Harry S. Truman Shakes Hands with African American Air Force Sergeant
President Harry S. Truman Shakes Hands with African American Air Force Sergeant

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ca. 1951 United Nations Soldiers in Korea
United Nations Soldiers in Korea

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February 26, 1951 Secretary of the Army Frank Pace Greets Members of the 82nd Airborne
Secretary of the Army Frank Pace Greets Members of the 82nd Airborne

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February 27, 1951 President Harry S. Truman with Members of the 82nd Airborne
President Harry S. Truman with Members of the 82nd Airborne

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February 27, 1951 President Harry S. Truman with Members of the 82nd Airborne Division
President Harry S. Truman with Members of the 82nd Airborne Division

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April 1951 United States Soldiers in Snow
United States Soldiers in Snow

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April 1951 Chaplain George Williams Holding a Small Korean Girl
Chaplain George Williams Holding a Small Korean Girl

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April 1951 Soldier Relaxing During a Lull in Battle
Soldier Relaxing During a Lull in Battle

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April 12, 1951 Frank Pace Awards Silver Star
Frank Pace Awards Silver Star

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April 12, 1951 Secretary of the Army Frank Pace Inspects Honor Guard
Secretary of the Army Frank Pace Inspects Honor Guard

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December 8, 1951 Melvin Jasper and Arbrade Posey Stand By the Flag of Their Unit
Melvin Jasper and Arbrade Posey Stand By the Flag of Their Unit

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ca. 1952 Secretary Pace Views Demonstration
Secretary Pace Views Demonstration

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June 26, 1952 Secretary Pace is Greeted With a Nineteen Gun Salute
Secretary Pace is Greeted With a Nineteen Gun Salute

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September 18, 1952 Pace Visits Letterman Army Hospital
Pace Visits Letterman Army Hospital

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