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Collection Number: P0095

Collection Title: Albert Lockhart Photographic Collection, 1961

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Size 0.25 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 116 images items)
Abstract 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. 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.
Creator Lockhart, Albert.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
Some of the materials in this collection are quite fragile. There are no original negatives for any of the images in the Lockhart Collection. Researchers may be presented with a digital copy instead of original materials if the Photographic Archivist has determined an original should not be handled.
Restrictions to Use
For copyright and use restrictions contact the North Carolina Collection Photographic Archives, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Albert Lockhart Photographic Collection #P0095, North Carolina Collection Photographic Archives, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Acquired with funds from the Theodore C. and Betty Lou Kerner Library Fund, in December 2013; accession no. 101990.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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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.

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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.

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Contents list

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116 images.

Arrangement: Original order.

Flat Box 01

Photograph Album P0095/0001

"Fort Bragg: Albert Lockhart, PFC; Fort Bragg, N.C.," circa 1961 #P0095, Series: "Albert Lockhart Photographic Collection, 1961." Flatbox 01, Photoalbum P0095/0001

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:

  • "Jump School"
  • "82 Airborne Museum"
  • "Lockhart the Trooper"
  • "Alert for Cuba"
  • "Boys from 187th"
  • "That's right, we pack them 105-mm Howitzer 100-foot Parachutes"
  • "4400 pound Howitzer Hitting the Silk"
  • "The March Home from S.C. (85 miles)"
  • "The Men of 319"
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Processing Information

Processed by: Patrick Cullom, 2014

Encoded by: Patrick Cullom, January 2014

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