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ACHAC collection, 1880-ca. 1975

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ACHAC collection
Series I. Postcards, ca. 1900-ca. 1957 2,291 postcards
Series I.G. Subject divisions: Military and conquest, n.d. 296 postcards
These postcards depict military images relating to the European conquest of and rule over the African colonies. They include images of the "Tirailleur" regiments, composed of soldiers indigenous to the colonies who were inducted into the French army, as well as colonial troops of European origin stationed in Africa. Some postcards depict the participation of the African "Tirailleur" regiments in Europe during World War I. For views of indigenous troops within French-sponsored army units, see the Tirailleurs files below. For images of traditional fighters, see People - North Africa - Warriors, or People - Subsaharan Africa - Warriors.
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3 11 Algeria 9 postcards
3 12 Congo Belge [Congo (Democratic Republic)] 15 postcards
3 13 Congo Belge [Congo (Democratic Republic)], Boma, Honor Guard, 1919 4 postcards
3 14 Congo Français [Congo (Brazzaville)] 5 postcards
3 15 Côte d'Ivoire 2 postcards
3 16 Dahomey [Benin] 1 postcard
3 17 Djibouti 1 postcard
3 18 [Ghana] Côte d'Or 1 postcard
3 19 Guinea-Bissau, 1908 2 postcards
3 20 Liberia 2 postcards
3 21 Madagascar 6 postcards
3 22 Morocco 39 postcards
3 23 Senegal, Dakar, 14 July Celebration, 1905 8 postcards
3 24 Tirailleurs, informal or unidentified shots 7 postcards
3 25 Tirailleurs, lithographs and offset lithographs 20 postcards
3 26 Tirailleurs, racist images 5 postcards
3 27 Tirailleurs, portrait shots 11 postcards
3 28 Tirailleurs malgaches [Malagasy troops] 12 postcards
3 29 Tirailleurs malgaches [Malagasy troops], families 3 postcards
3 30 Tirailleurs méharistes [Camel-back troops] 7 postcards
3 31 Tirailleurs sénégalais [Senegalese troops] 17 postcards
3 32 Tirailleurs sénégalais [Senegalese troops], families 15 postcards
3 33 Tirailleurs sénégalais [Senegalese troops], World War I 1914-1919 16 postcards
3 34 Troops, Barracks 9 postcards
3 35 Troops, Interracial shots 9 postcards
3 36 Troops, Memorials and flag standard 3 postcards
3 37 Troops, Musée de l'Armée [Army Museum] 3 postcards
3 38 Troupes coloniales [Colonial troops] 40 postcards
3 39 Troupes coloniales [Colonial troops], Departure for Morocco, ca. 1911 4 postcards
3 40 Troupes coloniales [Colonial troops], Lithographs and offset lithographs 20 postcards


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