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Fayard Nicholas Collection

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Fayard Nicholas Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Fayard Nicholas
State of Birth:
AL
Home State:
CA
Gender:
Male
Race:
Black or African American
War or Conflict:
World War, 1939-1945
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1943-1944
Branch of Service:
Army
Location of Service:
Fort Huachuca, Arizona
Highest Rank:
Technician Five
Prisoner of War:
Unknown
Service History Note:
The veteran and his brother Harold are two famous tap-dancing partners of the twentieth century. Together, the Nicholas brothers performed for radio, live, television, and movie audiences, and also performed for various branches of the Armed services with the USO and with Bob Hope.

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Type of Resource:
Photograph: Mixed (Multiple types of photographs) [2 items] --Photograph
Video: Betacam SP [1 item] --Oral history interview
Video: VHS [1 item] --Oral history interview
Audio: DAT [1 item] --Oral history interview
Audio: 10" Audio Reel [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Alan Gevinson
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Library of Congress
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/7425
Subjects:
Nicholas, Fayard
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Fayard Nicholas Collection
(AFC/2001/001/7425), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit:   2/22/2013

 

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