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1900-1940: Humanitarian Actions 

19-N-11576: French transport Vinh-Long aflame from stem to stem in the Sea of Marmora. This view was taken after the removal of survivors. Bureau of Ships Photograph Collection.

19-N-11576:   French transport Vinh-Long aflame from stern to stern in the Sea of Marmora.  This view was taken after the removal of survivors.  Bureau of Ships photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.  

HABS CAL,38-SANFRA,106: Panoramic view of San Francisco after the 1906 Earthquake. Courtesy of the Library of Congress

NH 1447: Messina Earthquake, Sicily, Italy. Damage caused by the earthquake. Photographed in January 1909. NHHC Photograph Collection.

NH 43271: USS Olympia (Cruiser #6), landing party ashore at Murmansk, Russia, July 1918. NHHC Photograph Collection.

NH 69711: USS Brooklyn (Cruiser #3) at Vladivostok, Russia, 1918. NHHC Photograph Collection.

NH 69180: Protected cruiser Chicago (Cruiser #3) in New York Harbor, circa 1891. NHHC Photograph.

NH 85298: Refugees on board USS Edsall (DD-219) during the evacuation of Smyrna after its capture by the Turkish Army. NHHC Photograph Collection.

19-N-11575: USS Bainbridge (DD-246) noses into French transport Vinh-Long’s port bow to remove her survivors in the Sea of Marmora near Constantinople, Turkey. Bureau of Ships Photograph Collection.

NH 100371: USS Blackhawk (AD-9). Japanese sailors help unload the ship after her arrival in Tokyo Bay with relief supplies for victims of the Great Kanto Earthquake in September 1923. NHHC Photograph Collection.

G44930 1905.M6: Map of Dominican Republic and Haiti, by Casimiro N. Moya, 1906. Courtesy of the Geography and Maps Division. Library of Congress.

80-G-707098: Berlin Airlift. U.S. Navy aircraft, probably a R5-D, approach Tempelhof airport runway in the fog. Note the runway between two rows of jagged buildings with a graveyard in the center. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collect...
Published: Wed Apr 29 06:37:44 EDT 2020