Tuesday, August 16, 2016

USS Maine, August 16, 1916

LOC Caption:  Photograph shows civilians on a training cruise on the U.S.S. Maine where they learned to be sailors as part of the Preparedness Movement before the entry of the United States into World War I. The ship left New York harbor in August, 1916. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2014).  

Note, date on negative.

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