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    • Parachutists; Aircraft accidents
    • This image was drawn by Hardy A. Mitchener, Jr. in the diary that he received during his stay at a German prisoner of war camp. It pictures an airman, probably Mitchener himself, falling out of the sky in a parachute. His plane has been shot down,...
    • Headquarters of the 2nd Battalion

    • Military headquarters; War; World War, 1914-1918
    • The caption reads, "Second Bn. 105th Engineers Hdq. Near Brandhock." Writing on the picture reads, "2nd Bn. Hdq. Brandhock Belgium." Several buildings can be seen in the picture next to a wooden walkway.
    • News Room

    • Barbed wire; Maps
    • This page includes a drawing of a newsroom. Mitchener has drawn a world map that is posted on a blackboard. Underneath the title, "News Room," he has listed three categories: "Latest News," "From the Front," and "Kriege Rules." The "Latest News"...
    • Beautiful Jim Key tent

    • Beautiful Jim Key (Horse)
    • This photograph shows Beautiful Jim Key's performance tent. The sign reads, "Most wonderful horse in the world, Beautiful Jim Key"" Another sign is also visible, which reads, " ticket office - Beautiful Jim Key - The Educated Horse.""
    • Hand-painted sash

    • Clothing & dress
    • Hand-painted sash in honor of Mrs. William McKinley's visit to the Tennessee Centennial Exposition. The sash reads "Woman's Department, Tennessee Centennial, In honor of Mrs. McKinley, June 12 1897." The name tag reads "Miss Mary Bass."
    • W. R. McQuown, C. S. A.

    • Men; Soldiers
    • Bust portrait of W. R. McQuown in civilian clothing. An inscription beneath the image reads, "4th Ky. Regt., C.S.A./ Col. Lewis Regt./ W. R. McQuown." An inscription on the back reads, "Leader of the 4th Ky. Regt and the 1st Tenn Band until the...
    • Gold Fish Chateau

    • Sandbags; Fortifications; Castles & palaces; Military headquarters; War; Poperinge (Belgium); World War, 1914-1918
    • Caption reads: "Gold Fish Chateau constructed into a Brigade Hdq. By 105 Engrs. Located on Poperinghe-Ypres Road." The Chateau is a three story building, made up mostly of brick. Sandbags, used for fortification, are stacked outside the entrance.
    • Machine gun emplacement

    • War; Machine guns; Fishing nets; Camouflage (Military science); World War, 1914-1918
    • This machine gun emplacement on the East Poperinghe line is covered in cloth and fish net. They serve as camouflage for the machine gun in order for it to blend into the surrounding area. Caption reads: "Machine Emplacement on East Prop. Line The...
    • Aaron Burr

    • Vice presidents; Politicians
    • Portrait of Aaron Burr (1756-1836), taken from James Parton's Life and Times of Aaron Burr (published 1858). Portrait is a bust, profile looking right. Text underneath reads, "from James Patterson's Life of Aaron Burr, published 18558. A. Burr"
    • Old Hickory machine gun pill box

    • War; Machine guns; World War, 1914-1918
    • Machine gun pill box constructed in the ruins of a shelled house. Caption reads: '"Old Hickory Machine Gun Pill Box' Constructed by 105th Engineers. Not completed on account of Bosche retreating in 'Voormozele [sic-Voormezeele] Stunt."'
    • New York City Hall

    • City & town halls; Government facilities; Municipal government; Awards; Rewards of Merit
    • A pen and ink drawing of the front entrance of the New York City Hall. There are several citizens in front of the building. The inscription reads: "City Hall, New York City, where Andrew Jackson was presented with the Freedom of the City, Feb. 23,...
    • Grand Ole Opry performance at the Ryman, from near right

    • Music; Guitars; Audiences; Singers; Musicians; Concerts; Music halls
    • Photograph shows the entertainers on a raised stage and the backs of the heads of the audience, seated in a semi-circle. The facade of a barn is the background with a sign over the doors reading "WSM Grand Ole Opry." A small sign to the right of...
    • Dining hall, Powell's Station, TN

    • Conservation of natural resources
    • Civilian Conservation Corps dining hall in Powells Station, Tennessee. An inscription on the back reads: "This camp on Morris Freeway Hwy #441 at Knox & Anderson county line." "Sent by Otto F. Haslbauer Norris" is also written on the back of the...
    • Shelter at the ambulance farm

    • War; Sandbags; Fortifications; World War, 1914-1918
    • This shelter appears to be constructed of earth, wood, sandbags, and concrete. The caption reads: "Shelter at Ambulance Farm. Note the 'Burster Course' of Concrete Blocks. Constructed by 105th Engrs."
    • Tammany Hall, New York City

    • Awards; Rewards of Merit; Political parties; Partisan politics; Political organizations; Political patronage; Municipal government
    • A pen and ink drawing of Tammany Hall in New York City. The three-story building is located on a street corner. The inscription reads: "Tammany Hall, New York City, where Andrew Jackson attended a public dinner on February 23, 1819. Collection of...

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