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Recruits with their mattresses tied to them to serve as life preservers.

Original Caption: Recruits with their mattresses tied to them to serve as life preservers. Photo taken at Newport Naval Training Station, Rhode Island. Underwood and Underwood., 04/1917

 

U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier:165-WW-326B(1)

 

From: American Unofficial Collection of World War I Photographs, compiled 1917 - 1918 (Record Group 165)

 

Created By: War Department. (1789 - 09/18/1947)

 

Production Date: 04/1917

 

Persistent URL: arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalIdSearch?id=533695

 

Repository: NARA's Still Picture Records Section, National Archives at College Park (College Park, MD)

   

Access Restrictions: Unrestricted

Use Restrictions: Unrestricted

  

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Taken in April 1917