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|Size||0.25 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 116 images items)|
|Abstract||The collection of African American soldier Albert Lockhart consists of a photographic album of black-and-white and color photographic prints. The images created between March and September of 1961 at Fort Bragg, N.C., depict training exercises and the daily life and living conditions of soldiers in the United States Army 82nd Airborne Division and the Parachute Field Artillery Battalion.|
|Curatorial Unit||University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. North Carolina Collection Photographic Archives.|
Processed by: Patrick Cullom, 2014
Encoded by: Patrick Cullom, January 2014
Edited by: Rebecca Stubbs, July 2019
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Albert Lockhart was an African American enlisted soldier in the United States Army (82nd Airborne) stationed at Fort Bragg, N.C. in 1961. While stationed at Fort Bragg, Lockhart was a member of a Parachute Field Artillery Battalion.Back to Top
The collection consists of a photographic album created by Albert Lockhart while stationed at Fort Bragg between March and September of 1961. Images depict training excercises Lockhart participated in while training for the 82nd Airborne Division, Parachute Field Artillery Battalion (187?) in 1961 at Fort Bragg, N.C. Images also depict living conditions of service members and African American and white service members training, living, and relaxing together. Materials include both black-and-white and color photographic prints. Some of the pages in the album have notes describing the images.Back to Top
Arrangement: Original order.
|Photograph Album PA-P0095/1||
A majority of the images in the album depict training excercises Lockhart participated in while training for the 82nd Airborne Division, Parachute Field Artillery Battalion (187?) in 1961 at Fort Bragg, N.C. Images also depict living conditions of service members and African American and white service members training, living, and relaxing together. Includes black-and-white and color prints attached to pages.
Notes on pages include: