Electrician Pole-Climbing Class, 1918

Vocational training for S.A.T.C. (Students' Army Training Corps) at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Pictured is the Pole-Climbing class for the college's telephone electricians with some of their instructors, ca. 1918. (National Archives/History By Zim)

Photo Credit: National Archives

Vocational training for S.A.T.C. (Students’ Army Training Corps) at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Pictured is the Pole-Climbing class for the college’s telephone electricians with some of their instructors, ca. 1918.

Share the History Love...Share on FacebookPin on PinterestTweet about this on TwitterShare on Google+Share on TumblrShare on RedditShare on StumbleUponDigg thisShare on LinkedIn
Similar posts
  • Army & Navy men sign a telegram, 1918 Army and Navy men sign a telegram which they sent to General Pershing: “This is the anniversary of the first year of America’s entry into the world war, but you can count on us for as many more years as are necessary to bring a decisive victory for the Allies.” Signed, U.S. Soldiers and Sailors, [...]
  • Ford during football practice, 1933 Gerald R. Ford, Jr., centers a football during practice at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1933. Share the History Love... [...]
  • WWI Female Airplane Factory Workers Wartime women workers in airplane factory during World War I. Share the History Love... [...]
  • Survivors of Belleau Wood, 18 June 1918 Photograph shows some of the survivors of Belleau Wood on June 18, 1918. Among the surviving U.S. Marines Officers pictured with the 2nd Battalion, Sixth Regiment are: Major Thomas Holcomb, USMC; First Lieutenant Clifton B. Cates, USMC; and First Lieutenant Graves B. Erskine, USMC. Share the History Love... [...]
  • Suffragette enrolling to aid WWI Suffragettes enrolling their willingness to aid their country when hostilities broke out between Germany and U.S. Share the History Love... [...]
  • This is even better than money growing on trees…;) What a fun picture-you can tell these guys were hamming it up for the photo!

    • Zim

      Valerie, I would take this over money every time. 🙂 What I love about it is the fact that some are being serious while the tree climbers are just having a ball with it all! Initially I named this post “Pole-Climbing Class, 1918” but realized it sounded like a completely different profession…