Group of World War I soldiers and railroad employees at Kittery Junction Station
- The Sullivan Family papers were donated to the Anacostia Community Museum in April 2005 by Savina Martin, Dominga Martin and Donna Akiba Sullivan Harper.
- Theodore M. Sullivan (third from left) 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 Vedun, 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
- African American
- Local number
- ACMA PH2005.7002.063
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- Photographic prints
- Physical description
- 1 photographic print: gelatin silver, 7 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches
- United States
- Anacostia Community Museum Archives
- African American soldiers
- Railroad stations
- World War, 1914-1918--African Americans
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