Photo #: NH 41877
USS President Lincoln (1917-1918)
Troops of the Rainbow Division reading London and New York newspapers on the transport's deck, probably while she was en route to the war zone, circa October 1917.
Note that most of these men are wearing wide-brimmed campaign hats.
An African-American Soldier is at left.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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Image posted 2 November 2005
Caption corrected 28 December 2005