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Stepney (l) seated with friends on steps of barracks, Fort Bragg, N.C., 25 June 1942; P0067_0001_0016, in the Alfred Eric Stepney Photographic Collection #P0064, North Carolina Collection Photographic Archives, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
|Size||0.25 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 67 items)|
|Abstract||Alfred Eric Stepney was an African American enlisted soldier in the United States Army stationed at Fort Bragg, N.C., in 1942. He was from White Plains, N.Y. The collection consists of a photographic album and several loose black-and-white prints. Many of the photographs appear to have been taken outside the barracks at Fort Bragg in 1941 or 1942, and include African Americans and a few white people. Other prints, some apparently from an earlier date, include family and friends in unknown locations. Also included is an undated Fort Bragg "Pass Card" for E.A. Stepney.|
|Creator||Stepney, Alfred Eric.|
|Curatorial Unit||University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. North Carolina Collection Photographic Archives.|
Processed by: North Carolina Collection, 1997
Encoded by: Tracy M. Jackson, July 2011Back to Top
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Alfred Eric Stepney was an African American enlisted soldier in the United States Army stationed at Fort Bragg in 1942. He was from White Plains, N.Y.Back to Top
The collection consists of a photographic album and several loose black-and-white prints. The album is titled "Service Album, Fort Bragg, N.C." and contains 61 black-and-white photographs, some of which are torn. Some images appear to be missing. Also included are five loose black-and-white photographic prints and a Fort Bragg "Pass Card" for E.A. Stepney, undated.
Many of the photographs appear to have been taken outside the barracks at Fort Bragg in 1941 or 1942. Most include African Americans. Other prints, some apparently from an earlier date, include family and friends in unknown locations. Many of the prints have notes identifying the images.Back to Top
Arrangement: Original order.
Photograph Album P0067/0001
A majority of the images in the album appear to have been taken in June of 1942 at Fort Bragg, N.C. Includes black-and-white prints attached to pages and several loose prints believed to have been originally included in the album, currently in separate sleeves.
Special Format Image P0067/0002
From Fort Bragg, issued to E.A. Stepney, signed by "Captain, Infantry Adjutant" (signature illegible).