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Dressed for Success: 1898

Dressed for Success: 1898

Group of officers on the deck of the U.S.S. Huntress, a steam yacht with schooner rig purchased for the U.S. Navy in 1898. Detroit Publishing Company, publisher, 1898. LOC original medium: 8 x 10 inch glass negative.

Defending New York City: 1898

Defending New York City: 1898

Sailors on the deck of the U.S.S. Nahant with a one-pound gun. The Nahant was a Passaic-class ironclad monitor of the U.S. Navy that saw service in the American Civil War and the Spanish-American War. She was decommissioned in 1865 but recommissioned at League Island on 12 April 1898 and sent to New York City for harbor defense during the Spanish-American War.

Naval Academy Training Submarine: 1902

Naval Academy Training Submarine: 1902

U.S. Naval Academy cadets going aboard a training submarine, Annapolis, Maryland. Photo taken ca. 1902 by photographer Frances Banjamin Johnston. LOC original medium: photographic print.

Army Tennis Team: 1924

Army Tennis Team: 1924

Men of the U.S. Army tennis team, 1924. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Gunboat Taken at Manila by Dewey: 1900

Gunboat Taken at Manila by Dewey: 1900

The Spanish cruiser Isla de Luzon served the Navies of Spain, the United States, the Louisiana Naval Militia and the Illinois Naval Militia. She was damaged and scuttled during the Spanish-American War in the Battle of Manila Bay, Philippines, 1898. The U.S. salvaged, repaired, and commissioned her as gunboat USS Isla de Luzon in 1900. Photo taken between 1898 and 1905.

N.Y. National Guard Hospital Corps, 1913

N.Y. National Guard Hospital Corps, 1913

Old July, 1913 photo shows soldiers and trucks of the Hospital Corps, Provisional Battery of the New York National Guard. One of the vehicles may have been made by White Motor Company. They were possibly training at summer camp outside Hicksville, Long Island. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2009). Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

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