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    Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers

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Photos & Multimedia

Charles Young in Haiti or Liberia

Charles Young (back row, 5th from left) in Haiti or Liberia while serving as U.S. Army attaché.  Photo ca. 1915

Photo courtesy of National Afro-American Museum & Cultural Center, Wilberforce, Ohio

Official Park Photos
We are pleased to present these various photo galleries relating to the park for your enjoyment. Please feel free to use these official photos but please be sure to credit any photo that you decide to use. Unless otherwise indicated, all photos should be credited to "NPS Photo / CHYO"


Historical Photos

To view historical photos of Charles Young's life, please visit the National Afro-American Museum & Cultural Center, our partners' online photo collection.

To view official park photos, visit the park's online Photo Gallery.

Video Presentations

To view videos produced by the park, please visit the park's Multimedia Presentation page.

Did You Know?

Capt. Charles Young with Sequoia trees in background

Charles Young became the first African-American national park Superintendent in 1903. During that summer, Captain Young and his troopers maintained and managed Sequioa National Park in northern California. The work they completed that summer totaled more than the combined previous three summers of work by other troops. More...