Other Military

Typhoid Fix: 1909

Typhoid Fix: 1909

Man working on typhoid vaccine, U.S. Army Medical School laboratory 1917. Frederick F. Russell, a U.S. Army physician, developed an American typhoid vaccine in 1909. Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Midshipmen Hurdles: 1901

Midshipmen Hurdles: 1901

Midshipmen running a hurdle race, U.S. Naval Academy track and field day, between 1890 and 1901. Detroit Publishing Company. LOC original medium: 8 x 10 in. glass negative.

Lakota Warrior, White Man Justice: 1891

Lakota Warrior, White Man Justice: 1891

Tasunka-Ota, aka Plenty or Many Horses. Oglala Lakota man, slayer of Lieutenant Edward Casey, near Pine Ridge, South Dakota. Shown with U.S. Army soldiers and cannon. He was eventually found not guilty and freed because it was determined that he killed Casey while at war. Photo taken in 1891 by photographer John C.H. Grabill. LOC original medium: photographic print.

The Cadillac of Anti-Aircraft: 1910

The Cadillac of Anti-Aircraft: 1910

U.S. Army motorized anti-aircraft battery. Two of the cars have Cadillac emblems on the front. All have guns mounted on the front above the engine compartment. The partially-readable flags seems to be related to a wireless signal corps. Click on View Detailed Image to look at a close-up. Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.

American Warships in Philly: 1900

American Warships in Philly: 1900

American warships - cruiser USS Columbia (C-12) in center and USS Katahdin, an ironclad harbor-defense ram, in right foreground - at League Island Navy Yard, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, between 1900 and 1910. Probably closer to 1900 since the Katahdin was used for target practice and sunk in September, 1909. The Columbia served during the Spanish-American War and World War One.

Protected Cruiser USS Atlanta: 1903

Protected Cruiser USS Atlanta: 1903

U.S.S. Atlanta, protected cruiser, one of the first steel warships of the U.S. Navy, 1903. The Atlanta was launched in 1884 and decommissioned in 1912. Detroit Publishing Company. LOC original medium: 8 x 10 inch glass negative.

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