European American

Jewish Market: 1890s

Jewish Market: 1890s

Jewish market on the East Side, New York City, between 1890 and 1901. A cropped, closer view of a photo published earlier on Jiggsy. Detroit Publishing Company. LOC original medium: glass negative - dry plate.

Irish Tenor John McCormack: 1910s

Irish Tenor John McCormack: 1910s

John McCormack (1884-1945), world-famous Irish tenor, singing to soldiers and sailors on the deck of the U.S.S. Surf. Bain News Service, publisher. Photo not dated. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Greeks Ready to Fight: 1943

Greeks Ready to Fight: 1943

Greeks of the U.S. Army 122nd Infantry battalion vowing to avenge the invasion of their native land. The 122nd Infantry Battalion was given that name to mark 122 years of Greek independence from the Ottoman Turks. The unit, made up of Greeks and Greek-Americans, never saw action as a line unit. But it did become a source of Greek-speaking commando teams inserted into enemy-occupied Greece.

Irish Army Aviation: 1918

Irish Army Aviation: 1918

Army aviation airplane with Irish symbols - shamrock and harp. Pilot and passenger identified in another photo as Lt. Simonin and Mrs. Stoner. WW1 photo taken in 1918. Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Greek-American Soldiers: 1943

Greek-American Soldiers: 1943

Greek trainees at the anti-aircraft artillery training center, Camp Edwards, Massachusetts. Left to right: Private James Bezirgianidis, Thomas Harris (ne Hanozoes) and Damainos Daykos. Harris served with the Greek Navy before coming to this country while Deykos saw service with the Army of Greece. Image source: U.S. Army Signal Corps, 1943. World War Two FSA/OWI Photograph Collection.

Lincoln's Foreign Legion: 1860s

Lincoln's Foreign Legion: 1860s

Colonel F. G. D'Utassy, 39th New York Infantry, also known as Giribaldi Guard. One website says the 39th NY Infantry was also sometimes called Lincoln's Foreign Legion due to the high content of Hungarians, Germans, Italians Portuguese and a myriad of nationalities. Photo taken between 1860 and 1870. LOC original medium: wet collodion glass negative.

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