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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
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1943-1944
Branch of Service
Army
Location of Service
Fort Huachuca, Arizona
Highest Rank
Technician Five
Service Related Injury
Unknown
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
Contributor:
Fayard Nicholas
Contributor:
Alan Gevinson
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Library of Congress
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/loc.natlib.afc2001001.07425
Subjects:
Nicholas, Fayard
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Fayard Nicholas Collection
(AFC/2001/001/loc.natlib.afc2001001.07425), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2014-11-10
 

 

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