An African-American company cleans a ditch in Harahan, Louisiana on 27 October 1944
An African-American company cleans a ditch. Official caption: "Restricted. W.O. #1580, Neg. #1129. 27 October 1944. 1. View showing members of the 789th Sanitary Company cleaning ditch. Lt. James U. Harris in charge. All members of this organization are given experience at control work as part of their training. They have rendered the Port valuable assistance in its mosquito control program. 2. Photograph taken at Camp Plauche, La., for historical purposes. Photographer Cpl. Strauss. Official U.S. Army Signal Corps Photo. 1129-16-44. Publication prohibited unless authorized. When published credit line must read: 'Official U.S. Army Signal Corps Photo'." Harahan, Louisiana.