Bureau of Navigation, Navy Department
Personnel of the Bureau of Navigation pose in front of the Pan-American Union Building, Washington, D.C., on 15 January 1919. Among those present is a large number of Yeomen (F). Panoramic photograph by Schutz, 613 14th St., Washington, D.C. From a camera location on 17th Street, NW, this photograph sweeps through approximately 180 degrees: looking south on the left, west in the center and north on the right. The northeast corner of the then-newly completed Main Navy Building is in the left background. In the right background is the south face of the Daughters of the American Revolution building. In the front row, center, above the letter A in Navy, is Captain Harris Laning, Assistant to the Bureau Chief. A short distance to the right, marked with a small x, is Yeoman First Class Edith M. Giovannoni, USNRF. Donation of Catherine L. Ambrogi, daughter of Edith Giovannoni Ambrogi, 2004. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.