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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • CARNAVAL EN LA HABANA, 1941

Rapid Deployment Force: 1917

Rapid Deployment Force: 1917

Washington, D.C., circa 1917. "Capt. Warren W. Whiteside, 10th Cavalry." National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

Confidence. Shyness. Aloofness.

Name three things these kids are exhibiting.

I wonder

If he was any relation to Sheridan Whiteside, the famous author and lecturer.

Mixed impressions

As to the little girl on the left, her facial expression says "SNOB" but the dolly says "Little girl."

Demerits

It looks like one of Captain W. W. Whiteside's tunic buttons is undone.

 
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