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    • 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."'
    • 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."
    • Shady Valley School

    • Schools; Educational facilities
    • View of the front and side entrances to Shady Valley School in Johnson County. A group of five unidentified individuals is shown sitting on the steps of the side entrance.
    • 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.
    • Government Building

    • Centennial celebrations; Exhibition buildings; Exhibitions; Anniversaries; Events; Fairs; Commemorations; Flags; Domes
    • Angled view of the U.S. Government Building at the Tennessee Centennial Exposition. The building stood close to the main entrance of the grounds near Lake Katherine. The building, with classical style architecture, had the form of a cross. The...
    • Sergeant Alvin C. York delivering his home-grown corn meal

    • Men; Soldiers; Heroes; Farmers; Trucks; Farm produce; Millers; Flour & meal industry
    • Sergeant Alvin C. York, as a miller, driving his truck into Jamestown, Tennessee, with a load of "York Special" home-ground corn meal. Four men are riding in the back of the truck with the bags of corn meal.
    • French front line trenches

    • World War, 1914-1918; Soldiers; Military uniforms; Firearms; Trench warfare
    • French soldiers standing and sitting in a front line trench. Three soldiers are standing casually and looking outside the trench. Two soldiers below them, one standing and the other sitting, are conversing with one another. The interior of the...
    • View of Alvin C. York grist mill

    • Parks; Mills; Water mills; Flour & meal industry; Millraces
    • The photograph is taken from a position overlooking the Alvin C. York grist mill, located in the Sgt. Alvin C. York State Historic Park. The two-story millhouse can be seen behind the milldam that straddles the Wolf River.
    • Washington Hall and Hotel, Philadelphia

    • Hotels; Awards; Banquet halls; Banquets; Rewards of merit
    • A pen and ink drawing showing the front of Washington Hall and the adjoining hotel. Both are two-story buildings. The caption reads: Washington Hall and Hotel, Philadelphia, Pa., where Andrew Jackson was banqueted February 1819. Collection of the...
    • Busy Corner

    • Privies; Bathrooms; Barbed wire
    • This page in Mitchener's diary from World War II includes a drawing of the toilet facilities at the camp. On the top of the page, he has written, "The Germans had a name for it. 'Abort' ---" Underneath the drawing, he has written, "Busy Corner (3...
    • Then there's our theatre

    • Theaters; Theater curtains; Stairways; Stages (Platforms)
    • This page in Mitchener's diary from World War II includes a drawing of a stage, on which he has written, "Hereon have appeared backdrops - Remarkable in that they were constructed with very few materials...much ingenuity." Under productions, he...
    • Spann Rosenwald School

    • Schools; Outbuildings; Flagpoles
    • Front exterior of the Spann Rosenwald School. It has two entry/exit doors and several glass-pane windows. There is an outbuilding in the side yard. Both buildings are constructed of wood frame.

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