12 views taken during Caperton’s visit to the ANDES MOUNTAINS, in about 1918. Personnel identified: Lieutenant Colonel Richard M. CUTTS, USMC (Fleet Marine Officer); Lieutenant H.M. LAMMERS, USN; Paymaster C.S. BAKER, USN; Admiral Caperton.
Also included Chilean Minister of Marine (name unintelligible); envelope from a letter addressed to Rear Admiral Caperton aboard USS WASHINGTON off VERZ CRUZ, from the American Consular Service.
Booklet of views of MONTEVIDEO, URUGUAY (48 in all). Transferred to Navy Department Library.
Brazilian Magazine “Malho”, 29 September 1917, with color cover portraying Admiral Caperton and Brazilian Admiral ALEXANDRINO, standing sentry duty, (cartoon-style drawing). (Note: this is the collection photo.) Transferred to Navy Department Library.
10 images of U.S.M.C. Hospital, PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI, (doctors only identified by last names: Lieutenant D.G. ALLEN, Lieutenant George Lewis WICKS, RICHTER).
21 miscellaneous images of Haiti (Port-au-Prince). Subjects include native Haitians; a market; native Haitians sorting and cleaning coffee beans on the street; native washerwomen; man selling cans of tomatoes on the street; a Haitian family and their home in the hills near Port-au-Prince; the “Indian” motor cycle squad at headquarters; native firemen; US Marines; Marine artillery and motor transport; President of Haiti, DARTIGUENAVE; Dartiguenave’s cabinet and USMC body guard; Dr. BOBO.
10 images of Mrs. HODGES’s villa, LENNO (Lake Como) ITALY.
11 postcard-size views of SAO PAOLO, BRAZIL. Subjects include buildings; a man holding a cobra; a train; gardens/parks.
16 miscellaneous images re: Port-au-Prince, Haiti and President Dartiguenave. Also identifiable in one of these views is Lieutenant H.M. LAMMERS, USN; Lieutenant Junior Grade A.E. ZETTERMAN, USN; Sergeant H.E. MILLER, USMC.
Also included: Haitian soldiers; salute being fired.
32 miscellaneous images including: the race course at SANTIAGO, CHILE; CAPE HAITIEN, Haiti; the making of the first Haitian film; NEWPORT, RI; USS CONSTELLATION and USS BOXER (Training Ships), probably at Newport, RI; USN personnel from a landing party, ashore, probably in Haiti, c. 1915; formation of sailors at Naval Training Station, Newport RI; Montevideo, Uruguay; Christmas greetings from Officers and Men of USS CONSTITUTION; statue of Christ of the Andes, on Chile-Argentine border; wreck of SS BELIZE off Port-au-Prince, Haiti;
Miscellaneous items: Caperton’s Commission as a lieutenant in the US Navy, dated 17 January, 1890; Program: the South American Cruise of USS TENNESSEE (CA-10), dated 1916, with a torn newspaper clipping; Historical data program on USS Constellation (c. 1940).
23 miscellaneous images showing Caperton during duty as CinCPACFLT, and also as Commander, Cruiser Squadron, c. 1915. Personnel identifiable: Captain Edward L. BEACH, USN; Lieutenant Reuben B. COFFEY, USN; Lieutenant John N. FERGUSON; Mrs. Caperton; Captain Roger WELLES, USN; Theodore ROOSEVELT; Uruguayan President Enrique CUEVAS; Rear Admiral C.M. WINSLOW, USN; Brazilian President Wenceslas BRAZ; U.S. Ambassador to Argentina F.J. STIMSON; Mr. DeBILLIER; Major J.T. SMITH, USA; Commander L. McNAMEE, USN; also President Dartiguenave on USS PITTSBURGH (CA-4).
Large prints of Anglo-American landing party, BLUEFIELDS, NICARAGUA, 1898, with enlarged reproductions of caption.