Portrait of World War I soldier, Theodore Milton Sullivan

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The Sullivan Family papers were donated to the Anacostia Community Museum in April 2005 by Savina Martin, Dominga Martin and Donna Akiba Sullivan Harper.
Summary
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 record 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.
Cite as
The Sullivan Family papers, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Savina Martin, Dominga Martin and Donna Akiba Sullivan Harper
Repository Loc.
Anacostia Community Museum Archives, MRC-777 1901 Fort Place, SE, Washington, DC 20020 (tel. 202.633.4853, fax 202.287.2422) ACMarchives@si.edu Consult archivist by appointment
1918
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Sullivan family papers 1860-1994 bulk 1920-1960
Local number
ACMA PH2005.7002.046
Culture
African American
Topic
African American soldiers
Portraits
World War, 1914-1918--African Americans
Place
Boston (Mass.)
United States
Physical description
1 photographic print: gelatin silver, 5.375 x 3.375 in
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
Restrictions & Rights
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu
Type
Photographic prints