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Background imageUnited States Navy Collection: Thomas Truxtun, 1799. Creator: Charles Balthazar Julien Fevret de Saint-Memin

Thomas Truxtun, 1799. Creator: Charles Balthazar Julien Fevret de Saint-Memin
Thomas Truxtun, 1799

Background imageUnited States Navy Collection: Sims & Burrage, between c1915 and c1920. Creator: Bain News Service

Sims & Burrage, between c1915 and c1920. Creator: Bain News Service. Sims & Burrage, between c1915 and c1920
Sims & Burrage, between c1915 and c1920. Shows William Sowden Sims (1858-1936), who was the leader of U.S. Naval forces in Europe during World War I.

Background imageUnited States Navy Collection: Josephus Daniels & wife, Thos. Edison & wife, 1914. Creator: Bain News Service

Josephus Daniels & wife, Thos. Edison & wife, 1914. Creator: Bain News Service. Josephus Daniels & wife, Thos
Josephus Daniels & wife, Thos. Edison & wife, 1914. Shows Secretary of the Navy, Josephus Daniels (1862 -1948) and his wife (Addie Worth Bagley Daniels) and Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931)

Background imageUnited States Navy Collection: Fletcher and Badger shaking hands, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Fletcher and Badger shaking hands, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Fletcher and Badger shaking hands, between c1910 and c1915.

Background imageUnited States Navy Collection: Launch of ARIZONA, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Launch of ARIZONA, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Launch of ARIZONA, between c1910 and c1915.

Background imageUnited States Navy Collection: French women on RECRUIT, 1917 or 1918. Creator: Bain News Service

French women on RECRUIT, 1917 or 1918. Creator: Bain News Service
French women on RECRUIT, 1917 or 1918. French women on the deck of the USS Recruit, a wooden mockup of a battleship built in Union Square

Background imageUnited States Navy Collection: French women on RECRUIT, 1917 or 1918. Creator: Bain News Service

French women on RECRUIT, 1917 or 1918. Creator: Bain News Service
French women on RECRUIT, 1917 or 1918. A military band playing next to the USS Recruit, a wooden mockup of a battleship built in Union Square

Background imageUnited States Navy Collection: The fight between the Alabama and the Kearsarge, 1864. Creator: Unknown

The fight between the Alabama and the Kearsarge, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The fight between the Alabama and the Kearsarge, 1864. American Civil War - sea battle off Cherbourg on 19th June, from a sketch by Robert Lancaster, the owner of the yacht Deerhound

Background imageUnited States Navy Collection: The Deerhound rescuing a portion of the crew of The Alabama, 1864. Creator: Unknown

The Deerhound rescuing a portion of the crew of The Alabama, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The Deerhound rescuing a portion of the crew of The Alabama, 1864. American Civil War - view of the sea battle off Cherbourg on 19th June, '...from the plan and information supplied by Mr

Background imageUnited States Navy Collection: Women's Motor Corps, 1917 or 1918. Creator: Bain News Service

Women's Motor Corps, 1917 or 1918. Creator: Bain News Service
Women's Motor Corps, 1917 or 1918. Captain Charles Albert Adams (1846-1929) a U.S. naval officer who served as the commander of the USS Recruit

Background imageUnited States Navy Collection: Capt. Jack Adams boarding RECRUIT, 1917. Creator: Bain News Service

Capt. Jack Adams boarding RECRUIT, 1917. Creator: Bain News Service
Capt. Jack Adams boarding RECRUIT, 1917. Captain Jack Adams boarding the USS Recruit, a wooden mockup of a battleship built in Union Square

Background imageUnited States Navy Collection: RECRUIT, (c1917?). Creator: Bain News Service

RECRUIT, (c1917?). Creator: Bain News Service
RECRUIT, (c1917?). The U.S.S. Recruit, a fake battleship built in Union Square, New York City by the Navy to recruit seamen and sell Liberty Bonds.

Background imageUnited States Navy Collection: Captain Adams addresses recruits, July 1917. Creator: Bain News Service

Captain Adams addresses recruits, July 1917. Creator: Bain News Service
Captain Adams addresses recruits, July 1917. Captain Charles Albert Adams (1846-1929), a U.S. naval officer who served as the commander of the U.S.S

Background imageUnited States Navy Collection: Colonel Guthrie on U.S.S. Recruit, July 1917. Creator: Bain News Service

Colonel Guthrie on U.S.S. Recruit, July 1917. Creator: Bain News Service
Colonel Guthrie on U.S.S. Recruit, July 1917. Colonel Percy Albert Guthrie (1884-1948), leader of the 236th Canadian Infantry (the Maclean Highlanders), speaking on the U.S.S

Background imageUnited States Navy Collection: American sailors salute King George, 1917. Creator: Bain News Service

American sailors salute King George, 1917. Creator: Bain News Service
American sailors salute King George, 1917. American sailors saluting King George V of Great Britain during his visit to their troop transport ship the U.S.S. Finland, docked at Liverpool, England.

Background imageUnited States Navy Collection: Geo. Chu, Lee Koon Yu & Com. L.E. Trim, 1917. Creator: Bain News Service. Geo

Geo. Chu, Lee Koon Yu & Com. L.E. Trim, 1917. Creator: Bain News Service. Geo. Chu, Lee Koon Yu & Com. L.E. Trim, 1917
Geo. Chu, Lee Koon Yu & Com. L.E. Trim, 1917. Chinese American boys, who have joined the Junior Naval Scouts, with their Navy commander during World War I.

Background imageUnited States Navy Collection: Captain Adams receiving 'Kilties' on U.S.S. Recruit, July 1917. Creator: Bain News Service

Captain Adams receiving "Kilties" on U.S.S. Recruit, July 1917. Creator: Bain News Service
Captain Adams receiving "Kilties" on U.S.S. Recruit, July 1917. Captain Charles Albert Adams (1846-1929) a U.S. naval officer who served as the commander of the USS Recruit

Background imageUnited States Navy Collection: Mrs. O. Harriman, Blaine Ewing, Lieut. McKinney, 1917. Creator: Bain News Service

Mrs. O. Harriman, Blaine Ewing, Lieut. McKinney, 1917. Creator: Bain News Service
Mrs. O. Harriman, Blaine Ewing, Lieutenant McKinney, 1917. Grace Carley Harriman, Blaine Ewing, and Lieutenant McKinney on the U.S.S

Background imageUnited States Navy Collection: Junior Naval Scout on U.S.S. Recruit, 1917. Creator: Bain News Service

Junior Naval Scout on U.S.S. Recruit, 1917. Creator: Bain News Service
Junior Naval Scout on U.S.S. Recruit, 1917. A Junior Naval recruit semaphore flag signalling on the U.S.S. Recruit, a fake battleship built in Union Square

Background imageUnited States Navy Collection: Recruits on U.S.S. Recruit, 1917. Creator: Bain News Service

Recruits on U.S.S. Recruit, 1917. Creator: Bain News Service
Recruits on U.S.S. Recruit, 1917. Margaret Murray Crumpacker, Commandant of the Women's Auxiliary for Naval Recruiting, addressing Navy recruits under the guns of the U.S.S

Background imageUnited States Navy Collection: Reverend Herbert Shipman addressing recruits, 1917. Creator: Bain News Service

Reverend Herbert Shipman addressing recruits, 1917. Creator: Bain News Service
Reverend Herbert Shipman addressing recruits, 1917. Episcopal suffragen bishop and military chaplain Herbert Shipman (1869-1930), addressing Navy recruits under the guns of the U.S.S

Background imageUnited States Navy Collection: Officers of the U.S.S. Recruit, 1917 Creator: Bain News Service

Officers of the U.S.S. Recruit, 1917 Creator: Bain News Service
Capt. C.F. Pierce, Lt. W.P. Vickerman, Ass't Surg. J.J. Kaveny, Com. C. Adams, Lt. Com. T.N. Taylor, Lt. C. McKinney, Ass't P.M. Wells Hawkes, Ass't Surg R.H

Background imageUnited States Navy Collection: Rookies leave U.S.S. Recruit for Newport, 1917. Creator: Bain News Service

Rookies leave U.S.S. Recruit for Newport, 1917. Creator: Bain News Service
Rookies leave U.S.S. Recruit for Newport, 1917. Navy recruits disembarking from the U.S.S. Recruit, a fake battleship built in Union Square

Background imageUnited States Navy Collection: Mabel Garrison on U.S.S. Recruit, 16 Jul 1917. Creator: Bain News Service

Mabel Garrison on U.S.S. Recruit, 16 Jul 1917. Creator: Bain News Service
Mabel Garrison on U.S.S. Recruit, 16 Jul 1917. Soprano opera singer Mabel Garrison Siemonn (1886-1963) with sailors on board the U.S.S

Background imageUnited States Navy Collection: Mabel Garrison, 1917. Creator: Bain News Service

Mabel Garrison, 1917. Creator: Bain News Service
Mabel Garrison, 1917. Soprano opera singer Mabel Garrison Siemonn (1886-1963), digging a spade into the ground at a demonstration garden next to the U.S.S

Background imageUnited States Navy Collection: Christening party on U.S.S. Recruit, 30 May 1917. Creator: Bain News Service

Christening party on U.S.S. Recruit, 30 May 1917. Creator: Bain News Service
Christening party on U.S.S. Recruit, 30 May 1917. A view from the U.S.S. Recruit, a fake battleship built in Union Square

Background imageUnited States Navy Collection: Mabel Garrison & Captain Pierce, 16 Jul 1917. Creator: Bain News Service

Mabel Garrison & Captain Pierce, 16 Jul 1917. Creator: Bain News Service. Mabel Garrison & Captain Pierce, 16 Jul 1917
Mabel Garrison & Captain Pierce, 16 Jul 1917 (date created or published later). Soprano opera singer Mabel Garrison Siemonn (1886-1963), with officer and sailors on board the U.S.S

Background imageUnited States Navy Collection: Mrs. Hugh [i.e. Hugo] Johnstone, 30 May 1917. Creator: Bain News Service

Mrs. Hugh [i.e. Hugo] Johnstone, 30 May 1917. Creator: Bain News Service
Mrs. Hugh [i.e. Hugo] Johnstone, 30 May 1917. Captain Charles Albert Adams (1846-1929) (left), a U.S. naval officer who served as the commander of the USS Recruit

Background imageUnited States Navy Collection: Mabel Garrison, 16 Jul 1917. Creator: Bain News Service

Mabel Garrison, 16 Jul 1917. Creator: Bain News Service
Mabel Garrison, 16 Jul 1917. Soprano opera singer Mabel Garrison Siemonn (1886-1963) with officer and sailors on board the U.S.S

Background imageUnited States Navy Collection: Capt. & Mrs. Mitchel, Jack Adams, May 31 1917 (date created or publishd later)

Capt. & Mrs. Mitchel, Jack Adams, May 31 1917 (date created or publishd later). Creator: Bain News Service. Capt
Capt. & Mrs. Mitchel, Jack Adams, May 31 1917 (date created or published later). Captain Charles Albert Adams (1846-1929), a U.S

Background imageUnited States Navy Collection: Mabel Garrison & Captain Pierce, 16 Jul 1917. Creator: Bain News Service

Mabel Garrison & Captain Pierce, 16 Jul 1917. Creator: Bain News Service. Mabel Garrison & Captain Pierce, 16 Jul 1917
Mabel Garrison & Captain Pierce, 16 Jul 1917. Soprano opera singer Mabel Garrison Siemonn (1886-1963) with naval officer on board the U.S.S

Background imageUnited States Navy Collection: Junior Naval Scouts on U.S.S. Recruit, 30 May 1917. Creator: Bain News Service

Junior Naval Scouts on U.S.S. Recruit, 30 May 1917. Creator: Bain News Service
Junior Naval Scouts on U.S.S. Recruit, 30 May 1917. Members of the Junior Naval Scouts aboard the U.S.S. Recruit, a fake battleship built in Union Square

Background imageUnited States Navy Collection: Mayor Mitchel boarding U.S.S. Recruit, 30 May 1917. Creator: Bain News Service

Mayor Mitchel boarding U.S.S. Recruit, 30 May 1917. Creator: Bain News Service
Mayor Mitchel boarding U.S.S. Recruit, 30 May 1917. New York Mayor John Purroy Mitchel (1879-1918) boarding the U.S.S. Recruit, a fake battleship built in Union Square

Background imageUnited States Navy Collection: Chief Bald Eagle on U.S.S. Recruit, 28 Jul 1917. Creator: Bain News Service

Chief Bald Eagle on U.S.S. Recruit, 28 Jul 1917. Creator: Bain News Service
Chief Bald Eagle on U.S.S. Recruit, 28 Jul 1917 (date created or published later). A group of Native Americans inspecting the model weapons aboard the USS Recruit

Background imageUnited States Navy Collection: U.S.S. Recruit, Union Sq., between c1915 and c1920. Creator: Bain News Service

U.S.S. Recruit, Union Sq., between c1915 and c1920. Creator: Bain News Service
U.S.S. Recruit, Union Sq., between c1915 and c1920. The "U.S.S. Recruit," a wooden battleship built by the Navy in Union Square, New York City

Background imageUnited States Navy Collection: Bald Eagle on U.S.S. Recruit, 28 Jul 1917. Creator: Bain News Service

Bald Eagle on U.S.S. Recruit, 28 Jul 1917. Creator: Bain News Service
Bald Eagle on U.S.S. Recruit, 28 Jul 1917. Lt. Wells Hawks (1870-1941), a member of the Navy's public relations team with "Chief Bald Eagle"

Background imageUnited States Navy Collection: Bald Eagle, Wells Hawks, 28 Jul 1917. Creator: Bain News Service

Bald Eagle, Wells Hawks, 28 Jul 1917. Creator: Bain News Service
Bald Eagle, Wells Hawks, 28 Jul 1917. Native American "Chief Bald Eagle" shaking hands with Lieutenant Wells Hawks (1870-1941)

Background imageUnited States Navy Collection: Bald Eagle on U.S.S. Recruit, 28 Jul 1917. Creator: Bain News Service

Bald Eagle on U.S.S. Recruit, 28 Jul 1917. Creator: Bain News Service
Bald Eagle on U.S.S. Recruit, 28 Jul 1917. Native American "Chief Bald Eagle" during his visit to the USS Recruit, a wooden mockup of a battleship built in Union Square

Background imageUnited States Navy Collection: Barnard Canteen, 1918 or 1919. Creator: Bain News Service

Barnard Canteen, 1918 or 1919. Creator: Bain News Service
Barnard Canteen, 1918 or 1919. Soldiers and women playing instruments in the Columbia University Gould Boathouse, 115th and Riverside Drive, New York City

Background imageUnited States Navy Collection: Barnard Canteen, 1918 or 1919. Creator: Bain News Service

Barnard Canteen, 1918 or 1919. Creator: Bain News Service
Barnard Canteen, 1918 or 1919. Soldiers seated around a table in the Columbia University Gould Boathouse, 115th and Riverside Drive, New York City

Background imageUnited States Navy Collection: Lecture room, Mar 1918. Creator: Bain News Service

Lecture room, Mar 1918. Creator: Bain News Service
Lecture room, Mar 1918. The Engineers' Submarine Chaser Training School which was established by the Navy Department at Columbia Univeristy and was featured in an article in the New York Tribune

Background imageUnited States Navy Collection: WARD after 5 days, 15 June 1918. Creator: Bain News Service

WARD after 5 days, 15 June 1918. Creator: Bain News Service
WARD after 5 days, 15 June 1918 (date created or published later). The USS Ward (DD-139), a destroyer ship of the United States Navy built during World War I at Mare Island Navy Yard, California.

Background imageUnited States Navy Collection: Daniels visits RECRUIT, 16 Mar 1918. Creator: Bain News Service

Daniels visits RECRUIT, 16 Mar 1918. Creator: Bain News Service
Daniels visits RECRUIT, 16 Mar 1918. Crowd gathered to hear Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels (1862-1948) during his visit to the U.S.S

Background imageUnited States Navy Collection: Secy Daniels on RECRUIT, 16 Mar 1918. Creator: Bain News Service

Secy Daniels on RECRUIT, 16 Mar 1918. Creator: Bain News Service
Secy Daniels on RECRUIT, 16 Mar 1918. Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels (1862-1948) speaking on the U.S.S. Recruit, a fake battleship built in Union Square

Background imageUnited States Navy Collection: Daniels on RECRUIT, 16 Mar 1918. Creator: Bain News Service

Daniels on RECRUIT, 16 Mar 1918. Creator: Bain News Service
Daniels on RECRUIT, 16 Mar 1918. Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels (1862-1948) on the U.S.S. Recruit, a fake battleship built in Union Square

Background imageUnited States Navy Collection: Secy Daniels, Capt. C.A. Adams, 16 Mar 1918. Creator: Bain News Service

Secy Daniels, Capt. C.A. Adams, 16 Mar 1918. Creator: Bain News Service
Secy Daniels, Capt. C.A. Adams, 16 Mar 1918. Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels (1862-1948) on the U.S.S. Recruit, a fake battleship built in Union Square

Background imageUnited States Navy Collection: U.S.S. New York, apprentice boat crew, anniversary of Santiago, 1899 July 3. Creator: Unknown

U.S.S. New York, apprentice boat crew, anniversary of Santiago, 1899 July 3. Creator: Unknown
U.S.S. New York, apprentice boat crew, anniversary of Santiago, 1899 July 3

Background imageUnited States Navy Collection: U.S.S. Kentucky, superstructure deck, 1900 or 1901. Creator: Unknown

U.S.S. Kentucky, superstructure deck, 1900 or 1901. Creator: Unknown
U.S.S. Kentucky, superstructure deck, 1900 or 1901



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