Race relations riot that occurred in Memphis in May of 1866. The black population of Memphis had swelled from 4,000 to over 15,000 by 1865. The volatile mix of former slaves or contraband, long-time freedmen of the Beale Street area, four regiments...
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.); New Deal, 1933-1939
Five Civilian Conservation Corps members in a mix of dress and work uniforms pose on and in front of the circular gong used to notify the camp of fire and meal time. One of the men is holding the hammer used to strike the gong and sound the alarm.
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.); New Deal, 1933-1939; Newsletters; Caricatures and cartoons; Comic Books, strips, etc.
Cartoon from the Camp Wiley Post Wilderness Messenger, Volume 1, Number 3, featuring a GI explaining to a woman that he will be in a camp play called "Tom Mix and His Horse," to which she responds, "That's Great! Who's going to be Tom Mix?"