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    • Mountain maid

    • Women
    • A woman standing in front of a clapboard building. She wears a dotted dress, white shoes, and a dark jacket. The caption on the reverse side of the photograph describes her as a "demure little mountain maid."
    • Mountain maid with Ma and Grandma

    • Women
    • Three women standing in front of a clapboard building. The woman on the left wears a dotted dress, sweater, and hat. The woman in the center wears a dotted dress, white shoes, and a dark jacket. The woman on the right wears a flowered dress,...
    • Trenches, mine craters, and shell holes

    • War; World War, 1914-1918; War destruction & pillage; Craters; Campaigns & battles; Forts & fortifications
    • The caption reads, "Trenches, mine craters, and shell holes." The photograph was taken at Vauquois Hill in the Meuse-Argonne sector of France. The photograph has a desolate,"moonscape" quality to it.
    • Aerial view of fortified French city

    • War; World War, 1914-1918; Forts & fortifications; Aerial views; Cities & towns; Military facilities; Houses; Buildings; Campaigns & battles
    • The caption reads, "An airplane picture of a fortified town. The ramparts in center front and right center."
    • Captain Henry H. George with his war dog, Fritz

    • War; World War, 1914-1918; Dogs; Military officers; Uniforms; Military personnel; Campaigns & battles
    • The caption reads, "Capt. George of "C" Co. and "Fritz." Fritz was captured from the German at Busigny. Besides his three service stripes he has a wound stripe for a gassing. They are standing in front of a fence. Houses are visible behind the...
    • "Dead End" Ypres

    • War; World War, 1914-1918; Canals; Barracks; Military camps; Officers' quarters; Mess halls
    • This photograph features the "Dead End" of the Ypres Canal in the foreground of the image. Behind it appears the officers' and noncommissioned officers' billets and the mess hall. The caption reads: "All comforts of home. Roulette, Tea and boating...
    • 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."
    • 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."'
    • 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...
    • Aerial View of war-damaged French city

    • War; Aerial views; Cities & towns; Houses; Buildings; Reparations; Campaigns & battles; War destruction & pillage; World War, 1914-1918
    • The caption reads. "Airplane picture of one of the towns France asked indemnity for." Many of the buildings in the photograph appear to be destroyed completely or bombed out from battle.
    • 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.
    • Andrew Jackson Postage Stamp

    • Postage stamps
    • A pen and ink drawing of the 1861 postage stamp honoring Andrew Jackson. The authentic stamp is surrounded by the drawing. The caption reads: "Andrew Jackson, Seventh President of the U.S.A.,1829-1837. Postage Stamp with Portrait of Andrew Jackson...
    • The "Patronage" at Marolles

    • Military personnel; Soldiers; Uniforms; Men; Military life
    • An unidentified member of the 105th Engineers stands with one hand on hip in front of a building. The caption on the photograph reads, "The Patronage at Marolles. Used as a theater by regiment. The loft is a billet for 50 men. Supply office and...

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