U.S. sailors looking over equipment of a seized Japanese Medical Unit which occupied an underground hole in Japanese defenses on Attu on May 28, 1943.
The Smith College Relief Unit was founded in 1917 by Harriet Boyd Hawes to bring relief to those areas of France that were most devastated during the first World War. Hawes already had significant experience of relief work when she proposed, at a Boston Smith Club meeting in 1917, to form the SCRU. She had […]
Two men gathering sap in the Green Mountain National Forest, Vermont in 1938. The production of Vermont maple syrup and other maple products is a thriving tradition that signals the arrival of spring in New England. There are only a few regions in the world suitable for maple syrup production. Vermont is, by far, the […]
Gen. William T. Sherman, leaning on breach of gun, and staff at Federal Fort No. 7 in Atlanta Georgia. George N. Barnard, photographer, 1864. This photograph of Sherman was taken after three and a half months of incessant maneuvering and much hard fighting. Sherman forced Hood to abandon the munitions center of the Confederacy in […]
Five of the more than 150 girls who took part in the annual Easter Bonnet Fashion Show at Panorama Recreation Center on April 17, 1965, show off their efforts. From front to back are Linda Crate, 13, Bonnie Weisman, 13, Terri Strauss, 13, Wendy Hames, 13, and Laurie Miller, also 13. The event was produced by […]