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Clarence Senor - Korean War

As an African American, Clarence Senor was part of the first wave of blacks to serve in a recently integrated military. He was seriously injured in a jeep accident in Hawaii, and was medically discharged in September of 1952.

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See also the interview with Clarence Senor in Springfield African-American History Foundation series & interview with wife Peggie Senor


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A photo of Clarence at age 6, circa 1935.

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Unknown

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circa 1935

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Narrator’s photo

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A photo of Clarence at age 10, circa 1939.

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Unknown

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circa 1939

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Narrator’s photo

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Feitchens football team 1947. Clarence is on the far right in the back row.

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Unknown

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1947

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May be restricted. Patrons desiring to use this photograph should contact the original copyright holder. The ALPL Audio-Visual Archivist can assist you in this regard.

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A photo of Clarence's uncles, Walter and Earl, and his father, Alphonso, circa 1943.

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Unknown

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circa 1943

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May be restricted. Patrons desiring to use this photograph should contact the original copyright holder. The ALPL Audio-Visual Archivist can assist you in this regard.

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Clarence and future wife, Peggie, dressed up for the Feitchens prom in 1950.

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Unknown

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1950

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May be restricted. Patrons desiring to use this photograph should contact the original copyright holder. The ALPL Audio-Visual Archivist can assist you in this regard.

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A photo of Clarence in uniform in 1951 at Great Lakes. The bottom right corner is signed, "Mom, Love Clarence."

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Great Lakes navel base

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1951

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This image is considered to be in the public domain.

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A picture of Clarence's mother, Elizabeth, his wife, Peggie, and his oldest daughter, Debra.

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Unknown

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Unknown

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Narrator’s photo

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Satchel Paige visiting with Clarence’s baseball team. Clarence’s head is peeking out in the back row, second from the left. Photo taken by ‘Doc’ Helm.

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Unknown

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May be restricted. Patrons desiring to use this photograph should contact the original copyright holder. The ALPL Audio-Visual Archivist can assist you in this regard.

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The USS Leonard F. Mason under cruise.

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Unknown

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Unknown

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This image is considered to be in the public domain.

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Clarence and Peggie with their children and their children's spouses.

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Unknown

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Unknown

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Narrator’s photo

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A picture of Clarence and Peggie with their children and grandchildren.

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Unknown

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Unknown

Ownership:

Narrator’s photo



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