Fort Bragg, Noncommissioned Officers' Service Club, South of Butner Road, Fort Bragg, Cumberland County, NC
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South of Butner Road, Fort Bragg, NC
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Documentation compiled after 1933.
Survey number HABS NC-397-C
Building/structure dates: 1945 initial construction
Significance: Built right after WWII but utilizing WWII building plans for temporary buildings, the two buildings served the 555th Parachute Infantry Battalion. The Army was still segregated at this time, and the 555th or "Triple Nickles" was the African American contingent. The Service Club Complex was a the southwestern part of the segregated African American area of Fort Bragg. The two buildings are al physically unique at Fort Bragg...
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
General view to southwest showing buildings in setting
General view to northeast showing building in setting with Building 8-6813 to right
General view to southeast showing buildings in setting with Building 8-6813 to left
Detail of north facades of (left to right) Building 8-6813 and Building 8-6811; view to southeast
Photocopy of photograph (this photograph is an 8x10 enlargement from a 4x5 negative); United State Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, photographer unknown, November 1968:Aerial (alt 4000') view to south with complex in lower left
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