Wellington H. Cleaver photographs, EEPA 1993-025, circa 1944

Summary
Collection ID:
EEPA.1993-025
Creators:
Cleaver, Wellington H.
Dates:
circa 1944
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
306 photographic prints
(8 albums)
black & white
5.5 x 8 cm.
Repository:
Photographs taken by Technical Sergeant Wellington H. Cleaver while on military tour in Western Africa, circa 1944.

Arrangement note
Arrangement note
Images indexed by negative number.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Wellington Hoyt (Bill) Cleaver, b. 1913, in Roaring Creek, Pennsylvania, d. 1992, was stationed on the Gold Goast of West Africa as a Technical Sergeant in the United States Army Air Force during World War II. Assigned to the 556th (MAROC), Tech Sergeant Cleaver repaired and ferried aircraft to various site in Africa. He had a passion for taking pictures and pursued his hobby during this time. After his discharge he became a beauty supply salesperson and an uphosterer.

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Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Conditions Governing Access note
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.

Keywords
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Repository Contact
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
National Museum of African Art
P.O. Box 37012
MRC 708
Washington, DC 20013-7012
elisofonarchives@si.edu
http://africa.si.edu/collection/eliot-elisofon-photographic-archives/