Wendell P. Dabney      

Guide to African American Resources
at the Cincinnati History Library and Archives

   

 

Introduction

Subject Categories

Index

  

Cincinnati History
Library and Archives

Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
Evva Friason Turpeau Collection
 
 
This photograph collection consists of one box of photographs mostly of the USO (United Service Organizations) that operated out of the Ninth Street YMCA in Cincinnati. The photos show various USO activities, such as dances, picnics, and the preparation of “care” packages.
 
 
 
Two unidentified men
USO dance, October 9, 1945
Evva Friason Turpeau Collection (Photo SC#276)
Cincinnati History Library and Archives, Cincinnati Museum Center

 
 


Included are photos of some African American servicemen from the Cincinnati area who served in World War II. There are also photos of Evva Turpeau’s father, Lawrence Friason, who was the first African American superintendent for the Post Office in Cincinnati.   Request slip

 
 
 
USO women preparing packages for soldiers
USO women preparing packages for soldiers, 1944
Evva Friason Turpeau Collection (Photo SC#276)
Cincinnati History Library and Archives, Cincinnati Museum Center
 
 

 


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This online guide opened on February 10, 2004.