Theodore Milton Sullivan posing in his army uniform
- Scope and Contents
- Theodore M. Sullivan began his family's military tradition by enlisting in the military on March 28, 1917, during World War I. Sullivan served in the 372nd Infantry Regiment, Company L, Sixth Infantry of Massachusetts. His military records indicates that he was involved in the Battle at Verdun, France before being honorably discharged at the end of the conflict. In the early 1930s Theodore was awarded the Purple Heart by United States Secretary of War George Dern for eleven different wounds sustained in 1918.
- circa 1918
- 1 Item (photographic print , black and white, 4.875 x 3.625 in.)
- Archival materials
- Photographic prints
- African American soldiers
- World War, 1914-1918 -- African Americans
- Boston (Mass.)
- United States
- African American
- Collection Rights
- The Sullivan Family papers are the physical property of the Anacostia Community Museum. Literary and copyright belong to the author/creator or their legal heirs and assigns. Rights to work produced during the normal course of Museum business resides with the Anacostia Community Museum. For further information, and to obtain permission to publish or reproduce, contact the Museum Archives.
- Collection Citation
- The Sullivan Family papers, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Savina Martin, Dominga Martin and Donna Akiba Sullivan Harper.
- ACMA.06-035, Item ACMA PH2005.7002.045