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True Sons of Freedom – WWI African American Soldiers Exhibit

A new exhibit – “True Sons of Freedom” – at the Library of Virginia highlights the stories of 20 African-Americans from the state who fought overseas in the Army or Navy. Using records from the World War I History Commission Collection, library staff created the display of nearly life-size photographs that lets visitors view rich details not seen in the original photo postcards.

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Photo by Photo by Amy Perry, U.S. Army Garrison Fort Lee Public Affairs

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