• Borders and unidentified soldier standing by squad tent

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Robert L. Borders is standing with an unidentified African American soldier in front of Borders's squad tent. In a typical base camp, such as this station at Kumhwa, each squad would be in a tent with…

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  • Post card photo of Hodge

    Two postcard photographs of Hodge showing him in his uniform. The insignia on his sleeves shows he was a Corporal. The first postcard has the note "your skinny son, Frank" written on the bottom.

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  • Young girl plays in gardens of R&R hotel

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    The young daughter of the American hotel managers is pictured playing midst the gardens behind the Tokyo Civil Service Hotel. Brock had only this one-week leave during his tour of duty in Korea. He sp…

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  • Brock with guitar at Hook base camp

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    The location is the company's base camp at the Hook, the last place Brock was stationed. At this washstand, men shaved and washed up; there were no showers here. The front is positioned a few miles di…

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  • Brock stands on Korean road with pistol at his side

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    A .45 pistol is strapped at Brock's side, and there is snow alongside the road. He is not near the front because he is not wearing his helmet. Brock has his cap on with the big "E" and belt buckle tha…

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  • Martinez standing on the Storck Memorial Bridge

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Brock believes that he and his combat engineer squad must have been passing through the area on an engineer mission around the time of the sign being erected and the dedication ceremony. They then sto…

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  • Brock catching up on correspondence during Tokyo R&R

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Brock is writing a letter while on leave in his hotel room at the Civil Service Hotel in Tokyo. He is dressed in his OD's (olive drab uniform), minus the jacket and cap. Brock had only this one-week l…

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  • The Great Bridge and train at Memphis, Tenn.

    B. W. Kilburn

    A photograph on the Harahan Bridge, also known as the "Great Bridge," in Memphis, Tennessee. A locomotive is crossing the bridge. A man with luggage stands to the side of the tracks. Railroads were a…

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  • Engineers construct wooden floors for tents near Kumhwa

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Some engineers making wooden floors for tents in the financial district near Kumhwa--this was where the 2nd Division records were kept. There were lots of tents, a 5,000 watt generator, and ample supp…

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  • Portrait of James Winchester

    Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860

    Photograph of a waist-up portrait of General James Winchester by Rembrandt Peale, painted in the year before his death. He wears a dark coat and white collar and necktie. He holds a paper in his hand…

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  • Camouflage netting draping the western front of Korea

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Location on the western front of the Korean War in the Kumhwa region. There is camouflage netting over this whole road to conceal the soldiers and keep them from getting shot at by the enemy. The main…

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  • Fort Leonard Wood training field pictured behind trainee David Franklin Brock

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Brock is pictured at Fort Leonard Wood, where he took his training. He is in his dress khakis. The training field is behind him. Ground was broken in south-central Missouri for a major Army training f…

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  • Engineers laying explosive charges for road building

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Brock is pictured on the right. Possibly Martinez is the other soldier pictured working with his head down. A couple of pneumatic drills on stands with lines to them appear in the image. The two are d…

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  • Mary Church Terrell

    A native of Memphis, Mary Church Terrell (1864-1954) was a charter member of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). She was an activist in both the civil rights and th…

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  • Korean War soldiers Connors and Austin with guitar at Hook base camp

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    The location is the company's base camp at the Hook, the last place Brock was stationed. At this washstand, men shaved and washed up; there were no showers here. The front is positioned a few miles di…

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  • Jeanette Acklen with suffrage banner

    A photograph of Jeanette Tillotson Acklen holding the banner she marched behind during the Tennessee campaign for women's suffrage. Her husband, Joseph H. Acklen, son of Adelicia and Joseph Acklen,was…

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  • Three of Brock's squad members in front of chesnut orchard in Kumhwa region

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Soldier Coots is standing at the far left of the image. Coots was from the vicinity of Harlan, Kentucky. He was illiterate, and Brock read Coots his wife's letters and wrote her back. Soldier Cook fro…

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  • Soldier Coots flanked by amateur musicians in Kumhwa region

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Soldier Coots is standing in the middle of the photograph. Coots was from the vicinity of Harlan, Kentucky. He was illiterate, and Brock read Coots his wife's letters and wrote her back. The unidentif…

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  • Soldier sweeping military bridge in preparation for dedication

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Soldier seen sweeping the roped-off bridge in preparation for the dedication. Propped against the bridge are soldiers' M-1 rifles and coats. In the background at the other end of the bridge, a militar…

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  • Brock standing at entry to his R&R Civil Service Hotel

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Brock standing at the front of the Civil Service Hotel in Tokyo, where he and fellow soldier Connors spent their one-week leave. The drive-thru area at the front of the lobby for cars to unload is vis…

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