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

Antietam, MD October 1862

Antietam, MD October 1862

Photograph from the main eastern theater of the war, Battle of Antietam, September-October 1862. 1. Col. Delos B. Sacket, I.G. 2. Capt. George Monteith. 3. Lt. Col. Nelson B. Sweitzer. 4. Gen. George W. Morell. 5. Col. Alexander S. Webb, Chief of Staff, 5th Corps. 6. Gen. George B. McClellan. 7. Scout Adams. 8. Dr. Jonathan Letterman, Army Medical Director. 9. Unknown. 10. President Lincoln. 11. Gen. Henry J. Hunt. 12. Gen. Fitz-John Porter. 13. Unknown. 14. Col. Frederick T. Locke, A.A.G. 15. Gen. Andrew A. Humphreys. 16. Capt. George Armstrong Custer.
[There is someone inside the tent.]

I cleaned the image up a bit and added the legend.

The original is here: http://tinyurl.com/5xzb5p

Farm Children, 1915

Farm Children, 1915

Catharine Carofalo, and her cousins Anna and Carl Schwendt, in a field of daisies at Maple Trees Farm in Skippack, Pennsylvania.

Grandma and her gal pals

Grandma and her gal pals

(No caption provided.)

Niagara Falls c. 1922

Niagara Falls c. 1922

My grandfather and his new father-in-law on a trip to Niagara Falls around 1922.

Granddad in Uniform (1917)

Granddad in Uniform (1917)

My grandfather in his Army uniform in 1917.

Suranna mava, Son and Grandson

Suranna mava, Son  and Grandson

Suranna mava with his son, Ramachandra rao, and grandson Chandrasekhar at Bengal Uru.

My Parents 1957 (Switzerland)

My Parents 1957 (Switzerland)

Wedding dance.

 
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