Guide to the Archians Mosley Photograph Collection

Sean Heyliger
African American Museum and Library at Oakland
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Oakland, California 94612
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Guide to the Archians Mosley Photograph Collection

Collection number: MS 40

African American Museum & Library at Oakland

Oakland, California
Processed by:
Sean Heyliger
Date Completed:
06/27/2013
Encoded by:
Sean Heyliger
© 2013 African American Museum & Library at Oakland. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Archians Mosley photograph collection
Dates: 1951
Collection number: MS 40
Creator: Mosley, Archians.
Collection Size: .25 linear feet (1 box)
Repository: African American Museum & Library at Oakland (Oakland, Calif.)
Oakland, CA 94612
Abstract: The Archians Mosley Photograph Collection consists of 164 photographs documenting the activities of the 184th Medical Collecting Company while stationed in Schwäbisch Hall, Germany in the early 1950s. The photographs mostly show soldiers while on the U.S. army base in Schwäbisch Hall performing military drills, receiving medical treatment, and socializing, though there are also photographs of Schwäbisch Hall street scenes, St. Michael’s Church, Comburg monastery, and photographs of soldiers aboard ship approaching New York City.
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

Access

No access restrictions. Collection is open to the public.

Access Restrictions

Materials are for use in-library only, non-circulating.

Publication Rights

Permission to publish from the Archians Mosley Photograph Collection must be obtained from the African American Museum and Library at Oakland.

Preferred Citation

Archians Mosley photograph collection, MS 40, African American Museum & Library at Oakland, Oakland Public Library. Oakland, California.

Processing Information

Processed by Sean Heyliger, 06/27/2013.

Scope and Content of Collection

The Archians Mosley Photograph Collection consists of 164 photographs documenting the activities of the 184th Medical Collecting Company while stationed in Schwäbisch Hall, Germany in the early 1950s. The photographs mostly show soldiers while on the U.S. army base in Schwäbisch Hall performing military drills, receiving medical treatment, and socializing, though there are also photographs of Schwäbisch Hall street scenes, St. Michael’s Church, Comburg monastery, and photographs of soldiers aboard ship approaching New York City.

Arrangement

I. Photographs

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
United States. Army. Medical Collecting Company, 184th.
African Americans--Military service--1940-1960.
United States. Army--African American troops--History.
Schwäbisch Hall (Germany).


Collection Contents

 

Photographs

Physical Description: 4 folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes 164 photographs documenting the activities of the U.S. Army 184th Medical Collecting Company in Schwäbisch Hall, Germany in the early 1950s.

Arrangement

Arranged by photograph identification number.
Box 1:1

Soldier drinking a bee outside building [001] circa 1950s

Box 1:1

Soldier leaning against car [002] circa 1950s

Box 1:1

Three soldiers sitting on the front bumper of car [003] circa 1950s

Box 1:1

Four soldiers in uniform standing in front of building [004] circa 1950s

Box 1:1

Two soldiers standing in street outside of Headquarters of the 184th Medical Collecting Company [005] circa 1950s

Box 1:1

Six soldiers crouching in the street [006] circa 1950s

Box 1:1

Group of soldier standing in front of U.S. Army Dispensary Schwäbisch Hall, Germany [007] circa 1950s

Box 1:1

Three soldiers standing next to building [008] circa 1950s

Box 1:1

Soldier holding books next to club entrance [009] circa 1950s

Box 1:1

Soldier carrying man in military exercise [010] circa 1950s

Box 1:1

Four soldiers standing on pathway [011] circa 1950s

Box 1:1

Three soldiers standing on pathway with buildings in the background [012] circa 1950s

Box 1:1

Four soldiers standing in front of U.S. Army jeep [013] circa 1950s

Box 1:1

Two soldiers standing in front of U.S. Army jeep [014] circa 1950s

Box 1:1

Group of soldier standing in front of U.S. Army Dispensary Schwäbisch Hall, Germany [015] circa 1950s

Box 1:1

Group of soldiers drinking next to building [016] circa 1950s

Box 1:1

Group of soldiers drinking next to building [017] circa 1950s

Box 1:1

Group of soldiers drinking next to building [018] circa 1950s

Box 1:1

Soldier carrying man in military exercise [019] circa 1950s

Box 1:1

Soldier carrying man in military exercise [020] circa 1950s

Box 1:1

Soldier sitting next to woman on couch [021] circa 1950s

Box 1:1

Four soldiers standing next to man lying on gurney [022] circa 1950s

Box 1:1

Soldiers placing man on a gurney [023] circa 1950s

Box 1:1

Two soldiers standing in the snow in front of building [024] circa 1950s

Box 1:1

Soldier standing next to U.S. Army jeep smoking [025] circa 1950s

Box 1:1

Group of soldiers drinking next to building [026] circa 1950s

Box 1:1

Two soldiers standing in pathway [027] circa 1950s

Box 1:1

Soldiers in a queue outside of building [028] circa 1950s

Box 1:1

Soldiers carrying a gurney during training exercise [029] circa 1950s

Box 1:1

Two soldiers standing next to artillery field gun [030] circa 1950s

Box 1:2

Man standing in front of row of lockers [031] circa 1950s

Box 1:2

Two soldiers in front of sign of Headquarters of the 184th Medical Collecting Company [032] circa 1950s

Box 1:2

Two soldiers in front of sign of Headquarters of the 184th Medical Collecting Company [033] circa 1950s

Box 1:2

Soldier standing in hallway [034] circa 1950s

Box 1:2

Soldier standing in hallway [035] circa 1950s

Box 1:2

Three soldiers standing in doorway [036] circa 1950s

Box 1:2

Soldier standing next to artillery field gun [037] circa 1950s

Box 1:2

Soldier standing next to artillery field gun [038] circa 1950s

Box 1:2

Two soldiers standing in pathway [039] circa 1950s

Box 1:2

Soldier standing next to artillery field gun [040] circa 1950s

Box 1:2

Two soldiers standing next to artillery field gun [041] circa 1950s

Box 1:2

Two soldiers standing next to artillery field gun [042] circa 1950s

Box 1:2

Two soldiers standing next to artillery field gun [043] circa 1950s

Box 1:2

Three soldiers standing on rock wall [044] circa 1950s

Box 1:2

Two soldiers next to jeep in front of the Headquarters of the 184th Medical Collecting Company [045] circa 1950s

Box 1:2

Two soldiers next to jeep in front of the Headquarters of the 184th Medical Collecting Company [046] circa 1950s

Box 1:2

Soldiers marching [047] circa 1950s

Box 1:2

Soldiers standing at attention [048] circa 1950s

Box 1:2

Group of soldier standing in front of U.S. Army Dispensary Schwäbisch Hall, Germany [049] circa 1950s

Box 1:2

Group of soldiers in roadway [050] circa 1950s

Box 1:2

Five soldiers smoking in front of U.S. Army Dispensary Schwäbisch Hall, Germany [051] circa 1950s

Box 1:2

Soldiers standing at attention [052] circa 1950s

Box 1:2

Soldiers standing at attention [053 circa 1950s

Box 1:2

Soldiers standing at attention [054] circa 1950s

Box 1:2

Soldiers standing at attention [055] circa 1950s

Box 1:2

Soldiers sitting on military truck [056] circa 1950s

Box 1:2

Soldiers standing in roadway [057] circa 1950s

Box 1:2

Group of soldier standing in front of U.S. Army Dispensary Schwäbisch Hall, Germany [058] circa 1950s

Box 1:2

Three soldiers standing next to building [059] circa 1950s

Box 1:2

Soldier standing next to dining hall [060] circa 1950s

Box 1:2

Soldier standing in roadway [061] circa 1950s

Box 1:2

Soldier receiving an injection [062] circa 1950s

Box 1:2

Soldier receiving an injection [063] circa 1950s

Box 1:2

Soldiers standing in front of doorway [064] circa 1950s

Box 1:2

Soldiers standing in roadway [065] circa 1950s

Box 1:2

Two soldiers next to sign of Headquarters of the 184th Medical Collecting Company [066] circa 1950s

Box 1:3

Soldier standing in doorway [067] circa 1950s

Box 1:3

Soldier sitting on bunk bed holding camera [068] circa 1950s

Box 1:3

Three soldiers in barracks [069] circa 1950s

Box 1:3

Five soldiers in barracks [070] circa 1950s

Box 1:3

Group of soldiers standing in front of lockers [071] circa 1950s

Box 1:3

Group of soldiers standing in front of lockers [072] circa 1950s

Box 1:3

Two soldiers sitting on bed [073] circa 1950s

Box 1:3

Group of soldiers drinking beer at table [074] circa 1950s

Box 1:3

Soldier standing in front of lockers [075] circa 1950s

Box 1:3

Soldiers eating in dining room [076] circa 1950s

Box 1:3

Three men and a woman sitting at table, reverse: 'October 1951 by Wilhelm & Gasthaus Sonne Schwäbisch Hall gelbinger gasse' [077] 1951

Box 1:3

Four piece band playing in banquet hall [078] circa 1950s

Box 1:3

Soldier holding a saxophone [079] circa 1950s

Box 1:3

Soldiers playing the saxophone and flute in barracks [080] circa 1950s

Box 1:3

Soldiers standing in banquet hall [081] circa 1950s

Box 1:3

Man swinging bat on baseball field [082] circa 1950s

Box 1:3

Soldiers sitting on front steps of building [083] circa 1950s

Box 1:3

Soldiers performing military drills with gurneys in the snow [084] circa 1950s

Box 1:3

Soldiers looking at Manhattan from boat on the Hudson River [085] circa 1950s

Box 1:3

Statue of Liberty [086] circa 1950s

Box 1:3

Soldiers on a boat with the Statue of Liberty in the background [087] circa 1950s

Box 1:3

Soldiers on a boat with building in the background [088] circa 1950s

Box 1:3

Soldiers looking at Manhattan from boat on the Hudson River [089] circa 1950s

Box 1:3

Soldiers on a boat with building in the background [090] circa 1950s

Box 1:3

Woman standing next to sidewalk, reverse: 'To Achians Mosley Aug. 16, 1951 Remember me dear Love, keep always, Delia [?] Jean Johnson' [091] 1951

Box 1:3

Soldiers standing next to artillery field gun [092] circa 1950s

Box 1:3

Soldiers leaning over ship's railing watching tugboats on the USNS General Alexander M. Patch [093] circa 1950s

Box 1:3

Soldiers leaning over ship's railing with a ship in the background [094] circa 1950s

Box 1:3

USNS General Alexander M. Patch [095] circa 1950s

Box 1:3

Soldiers leaning over ship's railing watching tugboats on the USNS General Alexander M. Patch [096] circa 1950s

Box 1:3

Longshoremen unloading a ship [097] circa 1950s

Box 1:3

Soldiers looking at Manhattan from boat on the Hudson River [098] circa 1950s

Box 1:3

Ship at port [099] circa 1950s

Box 1:3

Two ships at sea [100] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

Men leaning over ship railing with two ships at sea in the background [101] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

Ship at sea [102] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

Men watching train cars in the distance [103] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

German train station [104] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

Soldier receiving an injection [105] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

Soldiers getting on a school bus [106] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

Soldiers playing baseball [107] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

Soldiers standing at attention [108] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

Two soldiers eating in dining hall [109] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

Soldiers marching [110] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

Soldiers on ship with building in the background [111] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

Aerial view of soldiers standing in courtyard [112] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

Ship at sea [113] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

Soldier standing next to artillery field gun [114] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

View of Manhattan from boat on the Hudson River [115] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

Soldier standing next to artillery field gun [116] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

Soldier smoking next to rock wall [117] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

Men and women sitting in banquet hall [118] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

Men playing basketball in a gymnasium [119] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

Soldier standing next to tank [120] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

Men playing basketball in a gymnasium [121] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

Soldier standing next to tank [122] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

Soldier standing next to building [123] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

Two soldiers standing in the snow [124] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

Soldier standing next to building [125] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

Four soldiers standing in the snow [126] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

Soldier smoking a cigarette standing in the snow [127] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

Two soldiers sitting on bed in barracks [128] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

Three soldiers standing next to building [129] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

Four men in shirt and ties reading a book [130] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

Soldier standing next to building [131] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

Group of men standing next to buffet line [132] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

Two soldiers standing next to artillery field gun [133] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

Soldiers standing in barracks [134] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

Soldier leaning against sign of the Headquarters of the 184th Medical Collecting Company [135] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

Two soldiers leaning standing in front of sign of the Headquarters of the 184th Medical Collecting Company [136] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

Soldier standing next to sign of the Headquarters of the 184th Medical Collecting Company [137] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

Two soldiers standing in front of sign of the Headquarters of the 184th Medical Collecting Company [138] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

Soldier standing next to sign of the Headquarters of the 184th Medical Collecting Company [139] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

Soldier sitting at desk writing [140] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

Aerial view of railroad tracks [141] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

City street scene [142] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

Cars parked along sidewalk [143] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

Four views of St. Michael's church, Schwäbisch Hall, Germany [144] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

Unidentified building [145] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

Statue of Liberty [146] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

Sidewalk with buildings in the distance [147] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

Houses in Schwäbisch Hall, Germany [148] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

Two bartenders and a waiter standing at bar [149] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

Cars driving in the street [150] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

Waitress and two bartenders standing at the bar [151] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

St. Michael's church, Schwäbisch Hall, Germany [152] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

Pedestrians walking in the street [153] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

Comburg monastery, Schwäbisch Hall, Germany [154] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

St. Michael's church, Schwäbisch Hall, Germany [155] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

Kocher River, Schwäbisch Hall, Germany [156] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

St. Michael's church, Schwäbisch Hall, Germany [157] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

Kocher River, Schwäbisch Hall, Germany [158] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

St. Michael's church, Schwäbisch Hall, Germany [159] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

Houses in Schwäbisch Hall, Germany [160] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

Kocher River, Schwäbisch Hall, Germany [161] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

Kocher River, Schwäbisch Hall, Germany [162] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

St. Michael's church, Schwäbisch Hall, Germany [163] circa 1950s

Box 1:4

Kocher River, Schwäbisch Hall, Germany [164] circa 1950s