Photograph collection of Walter Timothy, Jr., chiefly 1911-1918.

A collection of 107 photographs and 3 postcards, mostly taken by Walter Timothy, Jr., an African-American sailor from Philadelphia. The vast majority of the images are shipboard or related, while a few are (mostly older) images of the Timothy family. Service records indicate that Walter Timothy, Jr. enlisted in the Navy in 1911 and served throughout the duration of World War I on convoy ships and escorts. The vast majority of the naval images represented here (and likely all of them) were taken during World War I.

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