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Helen Smith, the first woman to enlist in the Army Corp in Syracuse, NY.
OwnerElizabeth Page
TitleHelen Smith, the first woman to enlist in the Army Corp in Syracuse, NY.
Date Original1990s
Date Digital10/23/2010
DescriptionHelen Smith (82) was the first woman to enlist in the Army Corp in Syracuse, NY. About WWII started. With mother, Sammie Elizabeth Page (late 80s) in a nursing Home in Cortland (first nursing home in Cortland)" Only nursing home near Cortland. Her husband Howard Smith. Both spent the last days in Syracuse.
Description RectoSmith lived at 818 E. Fayette St. then moved to Berwyn Street. One of the first black families on the South Side. Moved because 81 was constructed.
Photographer/AuthorElizabeth Ann Page
Digital PublisherBlack History Preservation Project
Digital Specifications3145 x 2282 pixels; 21,554,856 bytes; Quality - 24bit, RGB, 600ppi; image/tif; No Compression
Format OriginalPhotograph
Summon Content TypePhotograph
RightsMaterials in this collection are the property of aforementioned owner. Permission to use this image/item has been granted by owner to the Black History Preservation Project and its current and future partners.
Collection NameBlack History Preservation Project
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