Wednesday, November 23, 2016

They arrived on the Rochambeau. November 23, 1916.

LOC Title:  Photograph shows people on the French liner Rochambeau which arrived in New York on November 23, 1916 including: American aviator Frederick H. Prince, Jr. (1885-1962), a member of the Lafayette Escadrille during World War I; French Countess de Montagnac who was visiting the United States to raise money for French war widows; and sculptor Winifred Holt (1870-1945), founder of the New York Association for the Blind who also raised money for blinded French soldiers.  November 23, 1916

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