Soldiers around the campfire in Mexico, 1916
Taken on May 27, 1916 by Tucker Beckett using flashlight powder, this night-time photo shows members of the Company A, 16th Infantry around a campfire. The soldiers were part of the Mexican Punitive Expedition which began in March of 1916. General John J. Pershing led several thousand U.S. troops across the border into Mexico following attacks [...]
Rural free delivery carrier, 1905
An unidentified Rural Free Delivery carrier posed in his two-wheeled mail cart with patrons from along his new mail route in 1905. Share the History Love... [...]
WAVES in a low pressure chamber, 1943
WAVES on duty at NAS [Naval Air Station], Jacksonville, Florida on October 14, 1943. They are seen in the low pressure chamber at the main dispensary during a special run. The altitude is 18,000 feet to 30,000 feet. Share the History Love... [...]
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