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

Germany Surrenders: 1918

Germany Surrenders: 1918

Celebration on Wall Street upon the news of Germany's surrender in World War I. November 1918. View full size. Photograph by W.L. Drummond.

 

Looks like there are 2

Looks like there are 2 people on the building. 2nd person on building to the right all the way at the end below American flag. Looks like he's leaning against the building.

[There are some people there, on a balcony. - Dave]

Nice catch!

So many of these old photos have something interesting that's hidden to the mere casual observer. It's like "where's Waldo" in every picture!

Man on ledge

Is that a person standing on the ledge on the building to the right just above and to the right of the waving American flag?

[Yes it is. Good eye! - Dave]

 
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